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UC San Diego Announces Chancellor’s Medal and Revelle Medal Honorees

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 19th, 2014 .
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The University of California, San Diego today announced that UC San Diego alumni Sue and Steven Hart, and businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford, will receive the 2014 Chancellor’s Medals—one of the highest awards given by UC San Diego to honor exceptional service in support of the campus’s mission.

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BIO 2014: An Industry Surrounded by Insurmountable Opportunity

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 19th, 2014 .
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Biotech is riding the crest of a wave of public and private financial interest unparalleled in the 36-years since the founding of Genentech. Since 2012 public markets have committed $10.3 billion to…

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CareFusion Launches New Line of Surgical Instruments

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 18th, 2014 .
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CareFusion announced the commercial launch of its new micro-laparoscopic line of surgical instruments.

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Receptos seeks up to $171M

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 18th, 2014 .
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San Diego biotech’s stock offering is second this year.

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UC San Diego Names New Dean of Social Sciences

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 18th, 2014 .
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Carol Padden, an award-winning scholar of sign languages and a longtime member of the University of California, San Diego community, has been appointed dean of the Division of Social Sciences at UC San Diego, effective Oct. 1, 20…

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“We Have to Find Our Way”: Eric Topol of Scripps on Connected Health

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 18th, 2014 .
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Eric Topol wears many hats. He is a practicing cardiologist, genomic researcher, chief academic officer of Scripps Health, and the head of the Scripps Translational Science Institute, one of more…

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Modern Meadow Grazes on $10M to Grow Leather Without Cows

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 18th, 2014 .
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Just because you like to eat meat or wear leather doesn’t mean you’re all that happy about the way these products are made. Few guests at Outback Steakhouse, for example, would really enjoy going out…

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DiamiR Announces Presentation at the 2014 BIO International Convention

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 18th, 2014 .
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DiamiR Announces Presentation at the 2014 BIO International Convention

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San Diego Startup Week Kicks Off with Opening of New IoT Incubator

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 17th, 2014 .
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San Diego Startup Week begins at noon today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of iHive, a shared workspace and CyberTech “Internet of Things” incubator, and an afternoon pitchfest…

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No joy in Florida: reaction to Scripps takeover talks

Posted by sandiegobiotech June 17th, 2014 .
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Should TSRI look to New England for an even wealthier partner than USC?

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