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SDBN September 22 2014 Networking Town Hall With 52nd District Congressman Scott Peters

September 2, 2014 – 12:54 pm | Edit Post

The SDBN is very pleased to host a Town Hall event with 52nd District Congressman Scott Peters September 22nd where we’ll discuss issues important to local life scientists and professionals such as research funding and …

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SDBN Town Hall with Congressman Scott Peters, September 2014

October 1, 2014 – 10:23 am | Edit Post

SDBN hosted Democratic Congressman Scott Peters at Green Flash Brewery Monday September 22nd, 2014. A diverse audience of scientists from industry and academia turned out to hear Peters’ vision of what Washington DC can learn …

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75% of San Diego Biotech Hub is in California’s 52nd Congressional District

September 17, 2014 – 8:27 am | Edit Post

Map of 400 San Diego Biotechnology organizations (red placemarks) and California’s 52nd Congressional District (grey). 300, or 75% of the organizations are in the 52nd district represented by Congressman Scott Peters.
We’ve been working to get …

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Mary’s Manifesto: 4 Actions San Diego Life Science Professionals Need To Take Right Now

September 9, 2014 – 1:02 pm | Edit Post
Mary’s Manifesto: 4 Actions San Diego Life Science Professionals Need To Take Right Now

A few years ago, a frustrated San Diego entrepreneur named Brant Cooper published what’s been become known as “Brant’s Rant” outlining issues with our startup community. Because I have been in the local biotech industry …

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Breaking San Diego Biotech News

Scientists Identify Trigger for Crucial Immune System Cell

October 20, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The findings from the Teyton lab could lead to novel approaches to diseases such as type 1 diabetes as well as new ways to boost the effectiveness of vaccines.

Scientists Link ALS Progression to Increased Protein Instability

October 20, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The research from the Getzoff and Tainer labs suggests a new approach to developing therapies for ALS.

Researchers Receive $6.6 Million to Investigate Deadly Lassa Virus

October 20, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The effort, led by the Oldstone lab, aims to uncover how the virus causes disease, as well as why some patients die while others survive.

In Ebola’s presence, leave no skin uncovered

October 19, 2014 – 2:42 pm | Edit Post

Improve protective gear for health care workers, says NIH’s Dr. Anthony Fauci.


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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

IRL / Molecular Med Tech III – San Diego Blood Bank – San Diego, CA

October 19, 2014 – 5:29 am | Edit Post

Synergies between SDBB, the community, the biotechnology industry and academic institutions allow us to save lives with quality blood services, innovative…
From American Society for Clinical Pathology – 19 Oct 2014 12:29:14 GMT
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Senior Buyer – Biotech at Kforce Inc. (La Jolla, CA)

October 19, 2014 – 4:10 am | Edit Post

hiring for a contract to hire Senior Buyer for a local Biotech company in La Jolla, CA area. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. The Senior Buyer responsible for working directly with manufactures of raw…

IRL / Molecular Med Tech III – San Diego Blood Bank – San Diego, CA

October 18, 2014 – 5:27 am | Edit Post

Synergies between SDBB, the community, the biotechnology industry and academic institutions allow us to save lives with quality blood services, innovative…
From American Association of Blood Banks – 18 Oct 2014 12:27:26 GMT
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AVIVA at Simply Biotech (San Diego, CA)

October 17, 2014 – 5:45 pm | Edit Post

Biotech specializes in recruiting exclusively for the biotech community. We are currently seeking a Vice President of Operations for a leading and growing biotech firm. The Vice President of Operations will establish new antibody…


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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

SEA Days: All Shook Up!

October 17, 2014 – 1:46 pm | Edit Post
by Rasheed I. Al Kotob, Volunteer Programs Assistant Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration and Adventure.” Visitors and members can meet a Scripps Institution of Oceanography or UC San Diego researcher and get hands-on with [...]

NoB Hackathon

October 17, 2014 – 12:00 pm | Edit Post
The Network of Biothings is aiming to alleviate the problem of too much information using a number of different approaches such as: Crowdsourcing Natural Language Processing Citizen science Microtask markets Professional biocuration Scientific publishing Open Innovation Challenges With resources already … Continue reading →

Lithium: Wonder Drug? Part II

October 16, 2014 – 5:38 pm | Edit Post
Note from the author: This post is dedicated to my biology nerds out there.  If you follow my Gene-of-the-Week posts (and you should because they’re the weirdest), you know that I often get lost in the cellular and molecular details of life, and it’s totally overwhelming.  I wrote this post specifically to discuss the mechanisms […]

Introducing mygene R package

October 15, 2014 – 3:02 pm | Edit Post
As we mentioned in previous post, Bioconductor has accepted mygene, the official MyGene.info R client, and included it in the biannual release on October 14, 2014. MyGene.info provides simple-to-use REST web services to query/retrieve gene annotation data. mygene is a wrapper for accessing MyGene.info services in R.