SEATTLE, WA, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY) announced today that Robert Kirkman, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at 2:20 p.m. Pacific. A live and archived webcast of the presentation will be accessible by visiting the Oncothyreon website www.oncothyreon.com under the "News & Events" section. About Oncothyreon Oncothyreon is a biotechnology company specializing in the development of innovative therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. Oncothyreon's goal is to develop and commercialize novel synthetic vaccines and targeted small molecules that have the potential to improve the lives and outcomes of cancer patients. For more information, visit www.oncothyreon.com. SOURCE Oncothyreon Inc.