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Sanford-Burnham hosts Pedal the Cause Forums Event

July 25, 2014 – 10:36 am | Edit Post
Sanford-Burnham hosts Pedal the Cause Forums Event

Pedal the Cause San Diego held the third installment of their Forums lecture series at our La Jolla campus Wednesday, July 23. Pedal the Cause Forums are an exciting and understandable TED-like lecture series focused on the future of cancer research, life sciences, health and wellness, and more. Over 40 local biotechnology community members and

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Sanford-Burnham hosts Pedal the Cause Forums Event

July 25, 2014 – 10:36 am | Edit Post
Sanford-Burnham hosts Pedal the Cause Forums Event

Pedal the Cause San Diego held the third installment of their Forums lecture series at our La Jolla campus Wednesday, July 23. Pedal the Cause Forums are an exciting and understandable TED-like lecture series focused on the future of cancer research, life sciences, health and wellness, and more. Over 40 local biotechnology community members and

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West Coast Biotech Roundup: IPOs, Gilead, Sofinnova, & Denouements

July 25, 2014 – 9:06 am | Edit Post
West Coast Biotech Roundup: IPOs, Gilead, Sofinnova, & Denouements

What a week to round up. Against a backdrop of regulatory approvals, strategic deals, and R&D initiatives, a fresh salvo of life sciences IPOs signaled a resurgence in public offerings already…

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Pfenex Raises $50 Million in IPO

July 24, 2014 – 4:05 pm | Edit Post

Pfenex Inc., a Sorrento Valley biotech firm specializing in a class of drugs called biosimilars, raised $50 million in its initial public offering July 23, selling 8.33 million shares at $6 per share.

Genomics startup allies with Illumina

July 24, 2014 – 1:15 pm | Edit Post

San Diego’s Cypher Genomics also brings top biotech executives on board.

Stem cell agency tightens ethics rules

July 24, 2014 – 12:50 pm | Edit Post

CIRM chief takes steps after controversy surrounding predecessor’s new position.

Cypher Genomics’ Analytics Tech Gains Some Cred in Illumina Deal

July 24, 2014 – 8:47 am | Edit Post
Cypher Genomics’ Analytics Tech Gains Some Cred in Illumina Deal

It’s probably just a matter of time before a new company combines the rapidly advancing technologies of genome sequencing, genetic diagnostics, and Big Data to become the Google of bioinformatics….

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Sanford-Burnham commends summer 2014 high-school researchers

July 24, 2014 – 6:43 am | Edit Post
Sanford-Burnham commends summer 2014 high-school researchers

On July 18, eleven students from The Preuss School UCSD celebrated the completion of an intensive two-week summer research program with a poster symposium and luncheon at our La Jolla, Calif., campus.

Sanford-Burnham commends summer 2014 high-school researchers

July 24, 2014 – 6:43 am | Edit Post
Sanford-Burnham commends summer 2014 high-school researchers

On July 18, eleven students from The Preuss School UCSD celebrated the completion of an intensive two-week summer research program with a poster symposium and luncheon at our La Jolla, Calif., campus.

Reflections on RTP

July 24, 2014 – 5:47 am | Edit Post
Reflections on RTP

Having moved to the Research Triangle Park region in 1987 when my husband was recruited to Glaxo, I now realize that we chose “the right place at the right time.” I started a post-doctorial…

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