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Moores UCSD Cancer Center Survivor Beach

Posted by jobs May 25th, 2011 .
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Are you a cancer survivor? Do you want to help more people beat cancer? Do you want to make history?
Come join the Moores UCSD Cancer Center and help break the record for longest line of surfboards.
Participants form a symbol of support by creating the longest line of surfboards laying in the sand nose-to-tail. The line starts at Scripps Pier and extends towards La Jolla Shores. Last year, approximately 200 people made a line that was just over three football fields long.
Come this year and…
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Measuring the Sustainability Impacts of Business

Posted by jobs May 11th, 2011 .
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Join Mike Wallace, GRI Focal Point Director USA, other GRI Organizational Stakeholder and reporters for an update on the latest developments in sustainability reporting and to hear about the experiences in measuring the sustainability impacts of business from San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, CB Richard Ellis and Sempra Energy.
Date/Time Start:: 9am
Date/Time End:May 20th 9:30-11:00 a.m.
Cost to Attend: Free
Web Address:: http://globalreporting.org

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Serial Entrepreneurship: Success and Failure

Posted by jobs May 11th, 2011 .
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The focus of this meeting will be on how serial entrepreneurs have navigated their way through challenging situations to build successful companies. We hope to provide a forum for interactive discussions that should help you learn more about entrepreneurial opportunities. The evening will include a round table and discussion with:
· Gail Naughton, CEO of Histogen
· Scott Salka, CEO, Aspyrian Therapeutics
· Neil Senturia, CEO of Blackbird Ventures
· Vicki Nienaber, CEO of Zenobia Therapeutics
The meeting will be moderated by Teresa Larsen, Director at the Foundation for Scientific Literacy.
Please register here: http://serialentrepreneurship.eventbrite.com
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Women In Science and Technology (WIST) Conference

Posted by jobs April 12th, 2011 .
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A one-day symposium focusing on career and personal development, as well as peer networking
Inspiring, prominent keynote speakers: Peggy Johnson (Qualcomm) and Cynthia (C.J.) Warner (Sapphire Energy)
Exciting and informative workshops, round-tables, and seminars for individuals at all stages of their careers in both academia and industry
An excellent opportunity to network, develop new skills, and explore career opportunities with 300 attendees from the scientific community
Date/Time Start:: Saturday, May 14 8:30am
Date/Time End:: 5:00pm
Cost to Attend: varies
Web Address:: http://wist2011.org

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SDBN April 19th 2011 Event Featuring Celgene

Posted by Mary Canady March 28th, 2011 .
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Who: Biotechnology professionals in the greater San Diego area
What: San Diego Biotechnology Network April 19th Event Featuring Celgene
When: Tuesday, April 19th 2011, 5:30-9:00 p.m.
Where: Tango Del Rey, 3567 Del Rey Street, San Diego 92109 (Directions below)
Cost: $25/$20 Academic, dinner provided, cash bar
Contact: http://sdbn.org/contact
For more information about the event: http://sdbn.org/april

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CHI’s Drug Discovery Chemistry Conference

Posted by Mary Canady March 28th, 2011 .
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Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Drug Discovery Chemistry Conference, featuring tracks on:
Infectious Disease
Fragment-based Drug Discovery
Inflammation
Hepatitis C Virus
Kinases
Protein-Protein Interactions
Date/Time Start:: April 12th
Date/Time End:: April 14th
Web Address:: http://www.drugdiscoverychemistry.com/

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SABPA Science & Technology Forum IX: Emerging Trend in Drug Development: Companion Diagnostics

Posted by Mary Canady March 13th, 2011 .
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Companion diagnostics, which identifies and detects genetic, protein, or gene expression markers to predict whether a drug works or causes adverse effect in patients, has emerged as an exciting new field over the last few years. With the cost and hurdle for new drug approval getting increasingly higher, pharmaceutical companies begin to explore companion tests in order to develop safer and more effective drugs. The value of companion diagnostic tests has already been demonstrated by a number of marketed products, such as HercepTest for Herceptin and K-RAS mutation tests for …

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SDBN March 15th, 2011 Event Featuring Senomyx

Posted by Mary Canady February 24th, 2011 .
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Who: Biotechnology professionals in the greater San Diego area
What: San Diego Biotechnology Network March 15th Event Featuring Senomyx
When: Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 5:30-9:00 p.m.
Where: Tango Del Rey, 3567 Del Rey Street, San Diego 92109 (Directions below)
Cost: $25/$20 Academic, dinner provided, cash bar
Contact: http://sdbn.org/contact
For more information about the event: http://sdbn.org/march

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Global Climate Change and Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the New Decade

Posted by jobs February 24th, 2011 .
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The San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange has scheduled the next meeting for the evening of Wednesday March 9th 2011 at 5 pm.
The focus of this meeting will be on global climate change, and how local entrepreneurs are developing green technologies to provide sustainable solutions to our ever expanding need for energy and resources. We hope to provide a forum for interactive discussions that should help you learn more about entrepreneurial opportunities in this growing field. The evening will include a roundtable and discussion with:
• Steve Mayfield – Director of …

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Going Public Without an IPO: Examples from the Biotech Industry

Posted by jobs February 14th, 2011 .
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Valuations that made “sense” in 2000 have been reduced, forcing many “cram-down” financings that are painful for investors and management. Business models can and need to be as adept, flexible and creative as the science that drives our industry. There are alternative ways to “go public” that do not involve traditional capital infusion or reverse mergers and which can provide a short-term exit strategy for investors while allowing new technologies to flourish.
In this panel discussion, Rick Burgoon (V.P. Business Operations and Board member of Epiomed), Court Turner (Partner at Avalon …

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