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Biotechnology

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 […]

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Conferences

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 #ASMGM […]

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Conferences

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

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 can […]

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Biotechnology

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, […]