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UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

August 14, 2014 – 1:53 pm | Edit Post
UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

The University of California, San Diego been named among the best colleges for food in the United States, according to the Daily Meal website, which nationally covers food and drink topics. UC San Diego came in 19th place in the website’s list of the “75 Best Colleges for Food in America.”

UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

August 14, 2014 – 1:53 pm | Edit Post
UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

The University of California, San Diego been named among the best colleges for food in the United States, according to the Daily Meal website, which nationally covers food and drink topics. UC San Diego came in 19th place in the website’s list of the “75 Best Colleges for Food in America.”

UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

August 14, 2014 – 1:53 pm | Edit Post
UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

The University of California, San Diego been named among the best colleges for food in the United States, according to the Daily Meal website, which nationally covers food and drink topics. UC San Diego came in 19th place in the website’s list of the “75 Best Colleges for Food in America.”

UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

August 14, 2014 – 1:53 pm | Edit Post
UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

The University of California, San Diego been named among the best colleges for food in the United States, according to the Daily Meal website, which nationally covers food and drink topics. UC San Diego came in 19th place in the website’s list of the “75 Best Colleges for Food in America.”

UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

August 14, 2014 – 1:53 pm | Edit Post
UC San Diego Named One of Best Colleges for Food in U.S.

The University of California, San Diego been named among the best colleges for food in the United States, according to the Daily Meal website, which nationally covers food and drink topics. UC San Diego came in 19th place in the website’s list of the “75 Best Colleges for Food in America.”

West Coast Biotech Roundup: Onyx, Calico, Otonomy, Dendreon & More

August 14, 2014 – 11:35 am | Edit Post
West Coast Biotech Roundup: Onyx, Calico, Otonomy, Dendreon & More

[Corrected 8/14/14, 8:11pm. See below.] When Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) bought South San Francisco-based Onyx Pharmaceuticals last year for $10.4 billion, it expected great things from Onyx’s…

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West Coast Biotech Roundup: Onyx, Calico, Otonomy, Dendreon & More

August 14, 2014 – 11:35 am | Edit Post
West Coast Biotech Roundup: Onyx, Calico, Otonomy, Dendreon & More

[Corrected 8/14/14, 8:11pm. See below.] When Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) bought South San Francisco-based Onyx Pharmaceuticals last year for $10.4 billion, it expected great things from Onyx’s…

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West Coast Biotech Roundup: Onyx, Calico, Otonomy, Dendreon & More

August 14, 2014 – 11:35 am | Edit Post
West Coast Biotech Roundup: Onyx, Calico, Otonomy, Dendreon & More

[Corrected 8/14/14, 8:11pm. See below.] When Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) bought South San Francisco-based Onyx Pharmaceuticals last year for $10.4 billion, it expected great things from Onyx’s…

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Internship program participant aims high

August 14, 2014 – 10:18 am | Edit Post
Internship program participant aims high

Xavier University of Louisiana student Kirk McCall might seem like your average college student: energetic, full of potential, and harboring big dreams for the future. But Kirk is also working on sophisticated one-of-a-kind science experiments during his four-summer internship program at Sanford-Burnham and has accumulated lab experience years ahead of most of his peers. When we

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Genetic signal prevents immune cells from turning against the body

August 13, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

LA JOLLA–When faced with pathogens, the immune system summons a swarm of cells made up of soldiers and peacekeepers. The peacekeeping cells tell the soldier cells to halt fighting when invaders are cleared. Without this cease-fire signal, the soldiers, known as killer T cells, continue their frenzied attack and turn on the body, causing inflammation and autoimmune disorders such as allergies, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes.