Latest John Bishop Stories

2011-06-28 06:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cepheid (NASDAQ: CPHD) today announced that John Bishop, Cepheid's Chief Executive Officer, received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Northern California Award in the Life Sciences category. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to...

2010-11-16 10:56:00

LONDON, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 2entertain has announced that following his sell out UK tour, multi award-winning stand up comedian and star of his own BBC One series, John Bishop, will be releasing his debut DVD. Filmed at the Liverpool Empire, John Bishop Live sees the comedian performing the Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated show: Elvis has Left the Building. John gave up his normal nine-to-five job in hope of pursuing a comic career, and found inspiration for his debut comedy...

2010-11-01 08:55:00

When Mount St. Helens blew its top in 1980, it wasn't a surprise that it happened, but even today the extent of the damage is hard to fathom. The eruption knocked down 100-foot trees like matchsticks and killed just about everything in its path. There have been several smaller eruptions since then, but nothing like what happened in 1980. Evolutionary biologist and ecologist John Bishop knows Mount St. Helens well; he has been working on the mountain for 20 years. "It began with the largest...

2008-06-24 15:01:34

By Mary Spicer, The Meadville Tribune, Pa. Jun. 24--VERNON TOWNSHIP -- Last August, John Bishop was getting older -- and feeling it -- when he saw an ad for a competition that offered a chance to "shape your future with a dedicated team of health-care coaches who guide you through a safe, intense, medically-sound personal makeover." Ten months later, the 50-year-old Springboro resident says he's never felt better. In fact, he recently rode a bicycle 108 miles in a single day -- and woke...

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