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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’s Antibody-Drug Conjugate Research Highlighted at #WorldADC Meeting in October

November 21, 2014 – 12:04 pm | Edit Post

San Diego was host to the World Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) Meeting and Awards October 26-29th 2014. ADCs are an exciting new class of oncology therapeutics utilizing monoclonal antibodies conjugated to cytotoxic drugs, resulting in …

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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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Breaking San Diego Biotech News

Team Reveals Weak Spots in Ebola’s Defenses

November 24, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post

The new study from the Ward and Saphire labs exposes how experimental drug ZMapp attacks the virus and suggests strategies to improve future therapies.

Cells’ Response to Chronic Protein Misfolding May Do More Harm than Good

November 24, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post

The study from the Balch lab suggests diseases such as cystic fibrosis and Alzheimer’s can be seriously exacerbated by the body’s response, providing fundamental insights with implications for the design of new therapies.

Physician-Scientist Shares his Journey to Help Those with Autoimmune Diseases

November 24, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post

Professor Hugh Rosen spoke to donors about his experiences with drug discovery at a recent lecture hosted by TSRI’s Office of Philanthropy.

Nicotine addiction linked to neuron

November 22, 2014 – 2:25 pm | Edit Post

A newly discovered kind of neuron unites the buzz of nicotine and withdrawal pangs.


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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Director of Business Systems

November 24, 2014 – 1:53 am | Edit Post

CA-San Diego, RESPONSIBILITIES: Great fulltime opportunity out of San Diego, CA as a Director of Business Systems. The qualified candidate must have experience in a regulated healthcare environment as well as experience with leading a diverse team. We are looking for someone that can drive continuous improvement efforts to performance and functionality to support business objectives. Please take a look at your

VP – Head of Early Immuno Oncology Clinical Development and Translational Medicine – Pfizer – La Jolla, CA

November 24, 2014 – 1:04 am | Edit Post

Membership in Biotechnology Clinical Development Technical Review Committee (TRC) to ensure highest level of rigor and scientific integrity of clinical…
From CareersInPharmaceutical.com – 24 Nov 2014 08:04:55 GMT
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Software Engineer – Brooks Automation, Inc. – Poway, CA

November 23, 2014 – 11:00 pm | Edit Post

With the largest installed base and support network for automated sample management systems, Brooks has more than 180 systems worldwide, including installations…
From StackOverflow Jobs – 24 Nov 2014 06:00:35 GMT
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Principal Scientist – Cell Biology – Pfizer Inc – San Diego, CA

November 22, 2014 – 8:49 pm | Edit Post

The individual will have a leadership role which would participate in strategic discussions, supports other scientists in executing the plan, coordinates…
From Pfizer Inc – 23 Nov 2014 03:49:12 GMT
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

Biotechnology as the Auto Shop of the 21st Century?

November 23, 2014 – 11:37 am | Edit Post
23 November 2014 A few weeks back I found out about the following: 1) My old high school is trying to raise funds for upgraded biotechnology labs 2) The La Jolla Community Foundation was to host a kickoff fundraiser for the event at LJHS 3) Craig Venter was going to speak at the fundraiser Simply […]

Meeting Our New Loggerhead Sea Turtle

November 21, 2014 – 4:28 pm | Edit Post
In early January 2015, visitors to Birch Aquarium will be able to see a rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle that was recently transported to San Diego from South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, South Carolina. To learn more about the history of the turtle and find out how you can help support its ongoing care, visit the [...]

Upcoming BaseSpace Developer Conference in San Francisco

November 20, 2014 – 3:49 pm | Edit Post
We want to invite all of you to the BaseSpace Developer Conference in San Francisco!  We’ve been active with many BaseSpace Developer Conferences throughout the world this year, including Heidelberg, Singapore, Bangalore, and our most recent visit to the University of Tokyo in Japan. First of all, we would like to thank all of our developers and speakers, you all made this possible.  We hope it was a great learning experience and look forward to the apps we can bring to BaseSpace

TEDx talk on Citizen Science for Biology

November 20, 2014 – 8:53 am | Edit Post
Earlier this year, Syd Peterson invited me to give a talk at TEDxClaremontColleges. When Syd told me that the theme […]