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Researchers discover new genes that promote brain cancer

June 25, 2014 – 11:08 am | Edit Post

Two new oncogenes discovered that initiate medulloblastoma when activated

Massachusetts Governor Patrick Signs Bill Granting Patient Access to Interchangeable Biologic Medicines

June 25, 2014 – 10:03 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BIO and MassBio commend Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick for signing legislation yesterday designed to create a create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines.

Day Three of the 2014 BIO International Convention to Feature Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Innovative Approaches for Transforming the Current Model for Developing New Treatments, and Approaches for Unlocking R&D Value

June 25, 2014 – 8:39 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Day three of the BIO 2014 will feature former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and innovative approaches for transforming the current model for developing new treatments.

BIO 2014: Two Cities, One Economy, and a Unique Innovation Ecosystem

June 25, 2014 – 12:40 am | Edit Post
BIO 2014: Two Cities, One Economy, and a Unique Innovation Ecosystem

Editor’s note: Mary Walshok will discuss how Mexican policy is using public-private partnerships to spur biotech innovation and investment in a breakout session Thursday at the BIO 2014 convention in…

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Biotech’s new French connection

June 24, 2014 – 3:41 pm | Edit Post

France’s Eurobiomed inks economic development deal with San Diego’s Biocom.

Palo Alto Recent Grad Wins BioGENEius Top Honor

June 24, 2014 – 2:18 pm | Edit Post

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

Palo Alto Recent Grad Wins BioGENEius Top Honor

June 24, 2014 – 2:18 pm | Edit Post

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

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

June 24, 2014 – 12:23 pm | Edit Post
NCI-designated Cancer Center opens labs in celebration of Cancer Survivors Week

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.

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

June 24, 2014 – 11:49 am | Edit Post
Preuss Senior Follows in Sister’s Footsteps, Receives Gates Millennium Scholarship

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.

National Bioscience Report Shows Industry Robust with Strong Prospects for Growth

June 24, 2014 – 11:13 am | Edit Post

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.