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SDBN November 17th 2014 Global Biotechnology Project Management Workshop and Networking Event

SDBN November 17th 2014 Global Biotechnology Project Management Workshop and Networking Event

October 24, 2014 – 10:09 am | Edit Post

The San Diego Biotechnology Network (SDBN) is teaming up with UCSD Extension to provide customized training and workshops to meet the local industry’s needs. In a July 2014 survey, 120 respondents indicated that biotech project …

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San Diego Biotechs at #ASHG14: Apps, Analysis, Panels, and Detection

October 22, 2014 – 3:54 pm | Edit Post

In many ways, San Diego is the perfect location for the ASHG 2014 annual meeting, and not just for the perfect weather and the beautiful convention center. The area is home to the two top …

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Day Two at #ASHG14: Knockout Alleles, More Crowdsourcing, Clinical Applications

October 21, 2014 – 6:53 am | Edit Post
Day Two at #ASHG14: Knockout Alleles, More Crowdsourcing, Clinical Applications

The second day of the ASHG 2014 meeting once again featured a number of very exciting concurrent sessions. I was torn between attending the rather cute, and appropriately named ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Big …

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Day One at #ASHG14: Big Data and Crowdsourcing

October 20, 2014 – 7:22 am | Edit Post

The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) 2014 annual meeting kicked off in full force today at the San Diego Convention Center. The meeting brings together over 7000 people including basic scientists, physicians, ethicists, and …

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Breaking San Diego Biotech News

Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. And Biovest International, Inc. Sign KLH Supply Agreement For BiovaxID Immunotherapy For Follicular Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma

October 24, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

PORT HUENEME, CA–(Marketwired – October 23, 2014) – Highlighted Links Stellar Biotechnologies Website 

BIOCOM Announces 2014 Elected Official Of The Year

October 24, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, today announced that Congressman Scott Peters (D-52) will be honored as Biocom’s 2014 Elected Official of the Year at the Biocom Celebration…

CDC Supports Recruitment For MediciNova, Inc.’s Clinical Trial Of MN-166 (Ibudilast) In ALS

October 24, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company traded on the NASDAQ Global Market (Nasdaq:MNOV) and the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Code Number: 4875), today announced that the U.S. CDC’s National ALS Registry Research Committee has voted…


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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Planner/Graphic Designer – San Diego, CA

October 25, 2014 – 4:13 am | Edit Post

Our experience includes the planning and design of residential, educational facilities, hospitals, biotechnology, commercial, office, industrial, and mixed-use…
From Planetizen – 25 Oct 2014 11:13:01 GMT
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Senior Statistical Programmer (Remote – Any US Location) – Theorem Clinical Research – San Diego, CA

October 25, 2014 – 1:21 am | Edit Post

Program customized data displays, (including data listings, summary tables and routine graphics) in accordance with approved statistical analysis plan and shell…
From Theorem Clinical Research – 25 Oct 2014 08:21:26 GMT
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Sr. Clinical Research Associate/CPM – Planet Pharma – San Diego, CA

October 24, 2014 – 11:31 pm | Edit Post

Title: Sr. Clinical Research Associate/CPM Company: Pharmaceutical Duration: Contract, 3 months Location: North San Diego, CA Role: Supporting TMF review,…
From Planet Pharma – 25 Oct 2014 06:31:50 GMT
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Executive Assistant to the CEO – BioPhase Solutions – San Diego, CA

October 24, 2014 – 8:59 pm | Edit Post

We are currently looking for a Executive Assistant to the CEO to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company. Bio….
From BioPhase Solutions – 25 Oct 2014 03:59:16 GMT
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

Mark2Cure to Start Beta Testing soon

October 24, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post
Mark2Cure is a citizen science platform that enables users to make biomedical research literature more useful for scientists by annotating research abstracts. Be one of the first citizen scientists to test out our web app and provide voice your opinion … Continue reading →

Cerebellar Pruning

October 23, 2014 – 10:06 pm | Edit Post
One day you’re chopping down an unwanted palm tree, the next you’re flashing your machete through a dense forest in god knows where. The life of a tree hacker boasted plenty of travel opportunity, but not a lot of stability. Camille swung her weapon through yet another thicket. “We better be getting bonuses for this […]

ASHG14 Dispatch: “Beyond Mendel- Complexities of Simple Mendelian Disorders”

October 23, 2014 – 10:59 am | Edit Post
In the first ASHG 2014 concurrent invited session, the talks in “Beyond Mendel – Complexities of Simple Mendelian Disorders” were beautiful demonstrations of the progress that has been made in understanding the underlying genetics, processes, and mechanisms involved in diseases. The session highlighted the degree of complexity involved in classical Mendelian diseases or seemingly simple single-gene disorders. Even among diseases with high penetrant or well-known alleles and an

Ageing and DNA damage

October 23, 2014 – 12:32 am | Edit Post
This post is part of a series on What Causes Ageing. DNA inside our cells is constantly being damaged by products of metabolism such as reactive oxygen species and environmental factors like UV light, radiation, and smoking. DNA damage changes the basic chemical structure of DNA. This happens between 10 000 and 1 000 000 times […]