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Microbiome: The Next Big Biotech Bubble?

December 16, 2013 – 11:57 am | Edit Post
Microbiome: The Next Big Biotech Bubble?

The Microbiome/Microbiota R&D Business Collaboration Forum kicked off in San Diego in October bringing together over 100 scientists and business executives from all over the globe.  This was a first-in-class research-business hybrid conference, stimulated in …

INNOVATION: Finding the way from ordinary to extraordinary

June 12, 2012 – 5:12 pm | Edit Post

The biggest question in entrepreneurship is how does one take an idea and make it reality, make it something that’s tangible and positively affects an individual and society as a whole. This was the theme …

Getting a Scientist’s Attention at #SLAS2012

February 14, 2012 – 4:58 pm | Edit Post
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Now that SLAS 2012 has wrapped up, the question is, amid all of those robotic arms, who truly stood out? We saw some great examples of vendors who were able to draw the crowds, …

Focus on San Diego: Life Science Conferences Spring 2012

January 31, 2012 – 11:56 am | Edit Post

This spring San Diego downtown will be buzzing with scientific discussions as our city hosts a number of major scientific symposia.  We are excited to attend and soak in all the science that will be …

SDBN December 7th 2nd Anniversary Party: Express Yourself

November 4, 2010 – 8:42 am | Edit Post

We asked you recently how you want to celebrate the San Diego Biotechnology Network’s 2nd anniversary and the answer is clear: you want to party! We certainly need to take a break and celebrate, let’s …

September 28th Event Sponsored by Halozyme Therapeutics

September 6, 2010 – 11:02 am | Edit Post

We’re going to try something new for the San Diego Biotechnology Network in September. The folks at Halozyme have offered to start hosting events quarterly at their site in Sorrento Valley, and we’ll kick of …

What’s BiotechCamp? A New Way to Share Ideas Is Coming!

July 11, 2010 – 11:54 am | Edit Post

Mary Canady BarcampSD 7 ‘Crowdsourcing Cat Herding’ from Mary Canady on Vimeo.
I presented at a local ‘unconference’ called Barcamp recently in San Diego. The event is great because it is unscripted and interdisciplinary, and we’d …

Flip This Asset: San Diego’s Advanced BioHealing ‘Fixed Up’ Dermagraft for Profit and Growth #BIO2010

May 5, 2010 – 12:00 pm | Edit Post
Flip This Asset: San Diego’s Advanced BioHealing ‘Fixed Up’ Dermagraft for Profit and Growth #BIO2010

Wednesday I attended a regenerative medicine-focused breakfast at the BIO convention and learned about San Diego company Advanced BioHealing (ABH), who took a ‘fallen’ asset, Dermagraft, and not only turned it into an $85M/year product, …

How Does Biomarker Stratification Affect Drug Development Cost? It Depends. #BIO2010

May 5, 2010 – 4:43 am | Edit Post

On the San Diego Biotechnology Network LinkedIn group, we asked you what you wanted to hear about from the BIO Convention in Chicago, and you requested to hear about Biomarkers. Tuesday I attended a breakout …

Translational Research Forum at #BIO2010: Learning From the Land of Lincoln

May 4, 2010 – 4:26 am | Edit Post

I attended the translational research forum Monday morning at the BIO 2010 convention in Chicago. The morning started with Congressman Dan Lipinski from Illinois, who was a great choice as he is a member of …