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Top stem cell scientist joins Stemedica

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 16th, 2014 .
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Mahendra Rao led NIH’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, which recently closed.

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The 5 things you didn’t know about Sanford-Burnham at Lake Nona

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 16th, 2014 .
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April marks the five-year anniversary of the opening of our Lake Nona campus. We’ve achieved a lot over the past five years, but we’re still working hard to understand and find treatments for the most challenging diseases.

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Digital Farmworker Movement Documentation Archive Acquired by UC San Diego Library

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 16th, 2014 .
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A rich digital archive documenting the UFW Farmworkers’ Movement in Central California from 1962 to 1993 has been acquired by the University of California, San Diego Library. The archive, which was developed by LeRoy Chatfield, includes a wide variety of information on the activities, accomplishments, challenges, and work of Cesar Chavez and the farmworkers who participated in the farmworker movement.

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HardTech Labs Enrolls 4 in Cross-Border Manufacturing Accelerator

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HardTech Labs, a San Diego accelerator program that gives startups access to low-cost manufacturing in Tijuana, has selected four companies to serve as a beta class. The idea is to help the…

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Zohydro ban blocked

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 15th, 2014 .
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Zohydro’s ban in Massachusetts has been blocked.

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Academic and Research Institutions to Play Key Role in 2014 BIO International Convention

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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The 2014 BIO International Convention® will highlight the role of academia in the advancement of the biotechnology field through the BIO Alliance Pavilion and the Translational Research Forum.

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Biologists Develop Nanosensors to Visualize Movements and Distribution of Plant Stress Hormone

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 15th, 2014 .
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Biologists at UC San Diego have succeeded in visualizing the movement within plants of a key hormone responsible for growth and resistance to drought. The achievement will allow researchers to conduct further studies to determine how the hormone helps plants respond to drought and other environmental stresses driven by the continuing increase in the atmosphere’s carbon dioxide, or CO2, concentration.

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Scripps Unveils New Drug Development Arm, Signs J&J as First Partner

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Venture capital firms have long nurtured biotechnology startups that make use of discoveries from non-profit research centers—but the roster of such VC firms has been shrinking. To fill the gap…

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Join us for the National High-5-A-Thon for Cancer Research

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 14th, 2014 .
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Thursday, April 17, 2014, is the National High-5-A-Thon for Cancer Research. Join in the celebration and show your support for the incredible work being done to fight cancer here at Sanford-Burnham! Take a photo or shoot a video of how you participate in the National High-5-A-Thon and post it on Facebook or Twitter using the hash tag #NH5D and @sanfordburnham.

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Registration for the 2014 BIO Livestock Biotech Summit Now Open

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WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Registration for this year’s BIO Livestock Biotech Summit is officially open to attendees and credentialed media.

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