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French BioBeach: San Diego-Marseille Biotech Conference

Posted by Mary Canady June 7th, 2009 .
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Testimonies of US Born Dreams Implemented in Provence
Join us for a 2 hour conference and cocktail reception on Wednesday June 24th at 6PM at the Salk Institute in La Jolla.
You will learn from some of the most promising French entrepreneurs testimonies, about the Provence region and its ability to create success stories.
Speakers:
• Alain Yvorra, Managing Director, Eurobiomed, Southern France Cluster
• Olivier Zelphati, Founder, OZ Bioscience
• Jean-Marc Ferrier, Founder, Graftys
• Jean-Jacques Foucherot, Vice-President, Canopus Bioscience
• Pierre Distinguin, Founder of “Home Sweet Home”, Provence Promotion
• John Evans, Legal and Tax advises, KPMG …

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Social Media for Scientists Slidecast

Posted by Mary Canady June 5th, 2009 .
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Social Media for Scientists
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Thanks again to everyone who participated in our event last week! It was a ‘first’ for many things and I’m proud to announce that with your help we pulled almost everything off. We didn’t get a full video of the event, but re-recorded the audio and posted it on Slideshare (also embedded above).
Thanks also to Proven Scientific for sponsoring, and to volunteers John Cox, Cathy Yarbrough, Richard Ludwig, Caron Golden, Julie Wright, Steve Ohrmund, and Luigi (Lou) Schioppi. William Gunn is truly …

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SDVG Special Keynote: Guy Kawasaki

Posted by Mary Canady June 1st, 2009 .
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Special Keynote Headliner: GUY KAWASAKI
Evangelist, Entrepreneur, Author, and Venture Capitalist
“Using Social Media to Market Your Business”
Thurs., June 25, 7:00am – 9:00am at the Hilton Torrey Pines
Sponsored by Cooley Godward Kronish, Enterprise Partners Venture Capital and Red Door Interactive
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San Diego HTS Discussion Group

Posted by Mary Canady June 1st, 2009 .
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Development of cell adhesion assays using the SRU BIND platform
Presented by:
Dr. Michael Bova
Director of Target Advancement
Elan Pharmaceuticals
Date: June 3rd, 2009
Location: Johnson and Johnson, La Jolla
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San Diego Bioinformatics Forum June Meeting

Posted by Mary Canady June 1st, 2009 .
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San Diego Bioinformatics Forum
NEXT MEETING
Tuesday, June 9, 2009
6:00 – 8:30 pm
at Illumina
(Announcements begin at 7:00 pm)
Topic:
Integrated Informatics – Are We There Yet?
Speaker:
Sándor Szalma, Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow, Knowledge Mangement, Centocor
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8th Annual San Diego BioPharma Conference

Posted by Mary Canady June 1st, 2009 .
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8th Annual San Diego BioPharma Conference: Riding the Economic Wave- Challenges and Opportunities. Saturday, June 6th 8 a.m.-5 p.m., San Diego/Del Mar (15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd Del Mar, CA 92014).

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About last night…

Posted by Mary Canady May 29th, 2009 .
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THANKS to everyone for last night’s Social Media for Scientists event! I’ll post more info soon, but if you’re logging on looking for the ‘preso’ it can be found here: http://sdbn.org/smpreso
Join the friendfeed group too! http://friendfeed.com/sdbn
More soon…
Mary

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BIO 2009: Stem Cell Companies’ ‘Fate’ Relies on Interdisciplinary Business Models

Posted by Mary Canady May 19th, 2009 .
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I attended the ‘Mastering Your (Cell) Fate: Stem Cells, iPSCs and the Future of Medicine’ session at BIO on Monday, which featured a panel of specialists: G. Steven Burrill, CEO, Burrill & Company, Aaron Rowe, Reporter, Wired News, Paul Grayson, CEO, Fate Therapeutics, Ian Ratcliffe, CEO, Stemgent, and Richard Gregory, Senior VP Head of Research, Genzyme. Members of the audience included biotech professionals, media, and even some patients who were eager to hear about the progress of iPSC therapies. iPSCs are ‘induced Pluripotent Stem Cells’ which are mature adult cells …

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Good Morning from BIO!

Posted by Mary Canady May 18th, 2009 .
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You may know I’m a blogger at the Biotechnology Industry Organization convention in Atlanta. I’m here and adjusting to the time change. I’m eager to cover stories about San Diego Biotech–we’ve got a lot going on here! Today Paul Grayson, CEO of Fate Therapeutics, and Ian Ratcliffe, CEO of Stemgent, will be speaking in the ‘Mastering Your (Cell) Fate: Stem Cells, iPSCs and the Future of Medicine’ session.’ Check out the BIO blog for the latest. I hope to speak with them, stay tuned! It’s raining off and on here, …

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BIOCOM Breakfast Meeting

Posted by Mary Canady May 13th, 2009 .
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BIOCOM Breakfast Meeting: Ernst & Young State of the Life Science Industry Report
When: May 27, 2009
Where: Marriott La Jolla
Time: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Contact: Valerie Sanderson @ 858-455-0300 ext 112 or vsanderson@biocom.org
For more information and to register: click here

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