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SBS Day Two: A Holistic Approach To Drug Discovery #sbs10

April 14, 2010 – 7:11 am | Edit Post

I’m blogging from the Society for Biomolecular Sciences conference in Phoenix, the organizers were kind enough to offer two of us complimentary passes. I was surprised that the sessions were separated into disease area, technique, …

SDBN Channels: Contribute, Interact, Learn

April 13, 2010 – 7:05 am | Edit Post
SDBN Channels: Contribute, Interact, Learn

One thing I’ve learned from starting businesses/groups, is that your grand plans don’t always happen right away, but that they are eventually realized. We started the ‘main’ SDBN group on LinkedIn in order to give …

Blog About Drug Discovery for SDBN at SBS in Phoenix, Get in Free!

March 2, 2010 – 5:02 pm | Edit Post
Blog About Drug Discovery for SDBN at SBS in Phoenix, Get in Free!

Drug discovery is obviously a very hot topic for the San Diego biotech industry as we excel at it on so many levels. Many consider the Society for Biomolecular Sciences (SBS) annual conference to be …

San Diego Biotechnology Network’s March 16th Event: Translational Research: San Diego’s Successes and Challenges

February 18, 2010 – 11:31 am | Edit Post

These days we hear a lot about the possibilities of translational research, which promises to better apply innovations from academia for public good. Who’s been successful locally in applying this model, and what are the …

Becoming Fearless

February 2, 2010 – 7:40 pm | Edit Post

I recently gave a talk at BioToasters, the local ‘biotech-focused’ Toastmasters chapter (they’re great by the way). As I started to prepare, I realized that I was going to an organization devoted to public speaking, …

Speed Networking for Life Scientists

January 27, 2010 – 10:02 pm | Edit Post

When’s the last time you met, had a brief conversation and exchanged cards with 20 professionals in 60 minutes? As a scientist, do you find it difficult to talk your way through a crowd? When …

SDBN January 19th Event: Maximizing Your Career Potential in 2010

January 6, 2010 – 1:18 pm | Edit Post

We had a great time in 2008/2009 getting to know San Diego Biotech professionals, and we appreciate the feedback you gave us about 2010 events. Let’s kick off the new year by talking about you! …

What Will San Diego Biotech Look Like in 2010?

December 22, 2009 – 1:20 pm | Edit Post

The results are in! We polled you to see what you want with the San Diego Biotechnology Network in 2010. The full results from 68 respondents can be seen here, and here’s a short summary:

Drug …

San Diego/Scotland Synergies?

December 18, 2009 – 12:46 pm | Edit Post
San Diego/Scotland Synergies?

Our work cultivating a biotech network in San Diego has attracted a lot of attention. When I travel, or on social media, I tell people how our group has a real ‘energy’ which is fueled …

Attend Lab Automation 2010–Lots of Affordable Options

December 9, 2009 – 9:20 am | Edit Post
Attend Lab Automation 2010–Lots of Affordable Options

Lab Automation 2010 is a somewhat self-explanatory conference which brings together diverse industries such as drug discovery and development, forensics and security, and clinical diagnostics. Next year it will be in Palm Springs January 23-27, …