SOURCE: Avisio, Inc.

December 10, 2009 08:30 ET

Avisio Appoints Agenor Mafra-Neto, Ph.D. to the Board of Diagnostic Nano Applications Corporation

RIVERSIDE, CA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2009) - Avisio, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AVIC) announced today that it has appointed Agenor Mafra-Neto, Ph.D. to Diagnostic Nano Applications Corporation's (DNA) board.

He is the founder, president and CEO of ISCA Technologies, Inc., a developer of environmentally friendly, natural and pheromone-based tools and solutions for agricultural and urban applications. Dr. Mafra-Neto is a leading researcher and the recipient of multiple grants and contracts. He is currently the principal investigator of six active, fully funded, research and development programs -- three awarded by the US Department of Agriculture and three by the National Science Foundation.

He holds both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in biology from Universidade Estadual de Campinas and a Ph.D. in entomology from the University of Massachusetts. He completed his post doctoral work in 1996 at Iowa State University.

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