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Biotech’s new French connection

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 24th, 2014 .
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France’s Eurobiomed inks economic development deal with San Diego’s Biocom.

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Palo Alto Recent Grad Wins BioGENEius Top Honor

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 24th, 2014 .
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SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, California exiting senior Emily Wang won the International BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research in biotechnology. A panel of judges found that Emily’s research in developing fluorescent proteins to improve biosensing helped her stand out from the 14 other finalists from across the U.S. and Canada competing for the Challenge’s top prize, a $7,500 cash award. “The BioGENEius Challenge seeks t

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Palo Alto Recent Grad Wins BioGENEius Top Honor

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 24th, 2014 .
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SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, California exiting senior Emily Wang won the International BioGENEius Challenge, the premier competition for high school students that recognizes outstanding research in biotechnology. A panel of judges found that Emily’s research in developing fluorescent proteins to improve biosensing helped her stand out from the 14 other finalists from across the U.S. and Canada competing for the Challenge’s top prize, a $7,500 cash award. “The BioGENEius Challenge seeks t

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NCI-designated Cancer Center opens labs in celebration of Cancer Survivors Week

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 24th, 2014 .
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Sanford-Burnham’s NCI-designated Cancer Center and the Cancer Center’s Community Advisory Board hosted an inaugural Cancer Center open house for cancer survivors, their families and friends, and research advocates on June 5.

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Preuss Senior Follows in Sister’s Footsteps, Receives Gates Millennium Scholarship

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 24th, 2014 .
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For Daniel Million, learning recently that he was one of two seniors at The Preuss School UCSD to receive the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship was more than a “huge relief,” it also had special significance. Just three years earlier, his sister Miriam received the same scholarship during her senior year at Preuss. Being awarded the scholarships meant their family would not have to worry about how to pay for college as Gates Millennium Scholars have all college costs covered through graduation.

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National Bioscience Report Shows Industry Robust with Strong Prospects for Growth

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 24th, 2014 .
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SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The new Battelle/BIO State Bioscience Jobs, Investments and Innovation 2014 report reveals a robust bioscience sector that has weathered difficult economic conditions.

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Day Two of the 2014 BIO International Convention to Feature Sir Richard Branson’s First-Hand Account of His Achievements in Over Forty Years of Business, A Vision for New Paradigms in Oncology, Positive Impact of Biosciences on Economic Development

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SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Day two of BIO 2014 in San Diego includes a keynote address with Sir Richard Branson, a session on new paradigms in oncology and the positive impact of the biotech industry on state economies.

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Day Two of the 2014 BIO International Convention to Feature Sir Richard Branson’s First-Hand Account of His Achievements in Over Forty Years of Business, A Vision for New Paradigms in Oncology, Positive Impact of Biosciences on Economic Development

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 24th, 2014 .
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SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Day two of BIO 2014 in San Diego includes a keynote address with Sir Richard Branson, a session on new paradigms in oncology and the positive impact of the biotech industry on state economies.

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BIO 2014: Training Bio-Entrepreneurs to Use Coffee, Yoga, and Data

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 24th, 2014 .
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Editor’s note: Court Turner was a speaker in the bootcamp for biotechnology entrepreneurship at this week’s BIO 2014 Convention in San Diego. —BVB As a venture partner at San…

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Report: Biotech cash may not last

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 23rd, 2014 .
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The feast-or-famine biotech financing world is now flush, but trends are ominous.

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