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Targeting Protein-Protein Interactions For Drug Discovery

May 15, 2014 – 6:07 am | Edit Post

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) organizes the annual Drug Discovery Chemistry (DDC) conference that focuses on drug discovery of small molecule candidates and challenges involved in their optimization. True to its motto “Optimizing Small Molecules For …

Appearing Briefly at Your Next Conference: “Whac-A-Mole” Speakers

March 31, 2014 – 4:15 am | Edit Post
Appearing Briefly at Your Next Conference: “Whac-A-Mole” Speakers

Whac-A-Mole, for those of you who are not familiar with it, is a fast-paced arcade game in which mechanical moles pop quickly in and out of holes on a large board. You earn points by whacking them…

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Society For Lab Screening And Automation 2014 Conference Recap #SLAS2014

January 30, 2014 – 5:51 pm | Edit Post
Society For Lab Screening And Automation 2014 Conference Recap #SLAS2014

The 3rd Annual Society of Laboratory and Automation Screening Conference (SLAS2014) was held at the San Diego Convention Center on 1/18-22.  It was a reprieve for many as it was an escape from the polar …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Jon Eisen – Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea to sample the breadth of microbial diversity

May 28, 2010 – 12:54 am | Edit Post
Jon Eisen – Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea to sample the breadth of microbial diversity

I recently attended the 2010 American Society for Microbiology General Meeting with my colleague Mary Canady. I’ll be covered the scientific sessions and shared interesting developments in genetics, microbiology, and technology. See also the …

Stephen Quake Keynote: Single-molecule sequencing shows microbial diversity is greater than expected #ASMGM

May 26, 2010 – 2:05 pm | Edit Post

I’m blogging this week from the 2010 American Society for Microbiology General Meeting with my colleague Mary Canady. I’ll be covering the scientific sessions and sharing interesting developments in genetics, microbiology, and technology. You …

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 …