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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 …

SDBN June 25th Event With Lilly: Open Innovation Drug Discovery

June 4, 2012 – 1:48 am | Edit Post

San Diego biotech has grown thanks to a collaborative spirit which is sometimes manifested in the acquisition and joining of companies towards a common goal. Lilly’s presence here is indicative of this type of growth, …

San Diego’s Biotechnology Companies: Who’s Taking Off?

March 8, 2012 – 9:13 am | Edit Post

Here at SDBN we’ve been updating our directory of 400+ San Diego biotech companies.  We were surprised to find close to 40 companies removed from the local scene – due to acquisition or shut down.  …

SDBN March 26th 2012 Event with Organovo

March 6, 2012 – 1:59 pm | Edit Post

Organovo is an exciting San Diego biotech company with technology to create human tissue through a technique called 3D bioprinting. The tissue can be used for drug discovery and development, and the company has been …

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 …

The Future of Personal Genetic Testing and Diagnostics with Pathway Genomics

August 26, 2011 – 9:57 am | Edit Post
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The Pathway Genomics business model is based on bridging a gap in personalized medicine.  As Ed MacBean, their VP of Product Development, explained at SDBN’s August 16th event, in a nutshell they connect clients through …

SDBN August 16th 2011 Event Featuring Pathway Genomics

July 29, 2011 – 9:41 am | Edit Post

We polled you late last year about events you’d like us to have in 2011, and diagnostics was one of the top items on the list. In San Diego, we have a great atmosphere for …

Virtual Biotech Part 1: What We Learned About Effectively Outsourcing a Drug Discovery Program

July 28, 2011 – 12:04 pm | Edit Post
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The first in our Virtual Biotech series, our July 19th event was a success.  Thanks to our participants – some of San Diego’s leading virtual drug discovery scientists and CROs – for sharing their valuable …

SDBN July 19th Event: Virtual Biotech Part 1: How to Effectively Outsource a Drug Discovery Program

July 1, 2011 – 3:47 pm | Edit Post

Changes in the drug discovery landscape have presented many tough challenges for our region, including downsizing for larger companies and a dearth of VC funding for startups. With these challenges come opportunities, however, because drug …