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Careers Outside of Academia: Summary of SDBN’s August 26th 2013 Event

September 26, 2013 – 1:46 pm | Edit Post

Are you a scientist with an advanced degree, considering careers outside of academia?  The San Diego Biotechnology Network addressed that question with an August 26th event at the Green Flash Brewery in Mira Mesa.  Much …

SDBN August 26th 2013 Event: The How, What, and Why of “Alternative” Careers

August 5, 2013 – 12:12 pm | Edit Post

San Diego’s First Community Lab

July 8, 2013 – 11:29 am | Edit Post

Bio, Tech and Beyond (BTnB), the first combined community lab and startup incubator in Southern California, will open July 12, 2013.
BTnB offers professional scientists and bioentrepreneurs a place to perform low cost proof of principle …

SDBN June 24th Speed Networking Event: Focus On Mentoring

June 6, 2013 – 10:06 am | Edit Post

During the recent Women in Science and Technology event sponsored by AWIS, I was reminded of the importance of mentoring through sessions at the conference and in speaking with scientists. I realized the SDBN could …

A Basic Solution: Effective Science Communication Impacts Research Funding

May 3, 2013 – 7:48 am | Edit Post

Obtaining funding to support basic research has always challenged scientists and entrepreneurs.  However, in today’s tumultuous economic climate and looming sequester cuts, the future of life science funding is more uncertain than ever.  Since San …

Biotech Journalism Panel Series Part 2: Who’s Great At Communicating San Diego Life Science?

April 28, 2013 – 8:54 pm | Edit Post

Part of the motivation behind organizing our upcoming biotech journalism event is that we want to encourage more communication about the terrific life science advances in the region. In putting the panel of local science …

Biotech Journalism Panel Series Part 1: Where Do You Get Your Local Life Science News?

April 25, 2013 – 3:59 pm | Edit Post

In anticipation of our Biotech Journalism event Monday, we’re providing resources related to San Diego life science communication tagged here with #SDScicomm (also the hashtag for the event). Over the five years since the SDBN’s …

April 29th SDBN Biotech Journalism Panel: How Can We Improve Life Science Funding Through Better Communication?

April 1, 2013 – 1:55 pm | Edit Post

San Diego’s biotech hub is both comparable and distinguished from other regions such as Boston and San Francisco. A recent report ranked us highly compared to other life science clusters and attributed the success to …

SDBN 2013 Poll Results: Drug Development, Translational Research, Green Tech Top Interests

February 7, 2013 – 1:19 pm | Edit Post
SDBN 2013 Poll Results: Drug Development, Translational Research, Green Tech Top Interests

We have the results of our 2013 poll. You can see the questions we asked here, we kept it short this year. See the results below and we will try to cover the interests and …

SDBN February 25th 2013 Event: Reproductive Biology Research At The San Diego Zoo and Beyond

January 28, 2013 – 1:54 pm | Edit Post

We are lucky to live in southern California for many reasons, one is that it is home to the world famous San Diego Zoo. The zoo does great science to conserve species, led by equally …