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Trovagene to Present at 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum

October 6, 2014 – 1:30 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Trovagene, Inc. (NASDAQ: TROV), a developer of cell-free molecular diagnostics, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Antonius Schuh, Ph.D. will be presenting at the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum. Hosted by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum features leading private and emerging public companies. The meeting will take place October 7-8, 2014 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California.

Algae’s promise rebounds after setbacks

October 6, 2014 – 11:01 am | Edit Post

Tantalizing visions of an algae-powered economy emerged from San Diego summit.

Carefusion to be acquired for $12.2 billion

October 6, 2014 – 9:30 am | Edit Post

The San Diego-based medical technology giant Carefusion Corporation is being acquired by New Jersey-based Becton, Dickinson and Company in a deal for $12.2 billion, the company announced Friday.

RCSB Protein Data Bank Launches Mobile Application

October 6, 2014 – 9:03 am | Edit Post

The RCSB Protein Data Bank (PDB), which recently archived its 100,000th molecule structure, has introduced a free mobile application device that enables users from the general public and expert researchers to quickly search and visualize the 3D shapes of proteins, nucleic acids, and molecular machines.

2014 Fishman Fund Awards announced

October 6, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post

Three gifted and promising young postdoctoral researchers were presented the prestigious Fishman Fund Award at the annual ceremony on October 2.

2014 Fishman Fund Awards announced

October 6, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post

Three gifted and promising young postdoctoral researchers were presented the prestigious Fishman Fund Award at the annual ceremony on October 2.

2014 Fishman Fund Awards announced

October 6, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post

Three gifted and promising young postdoctoral researchers were presented the prestigious Fishman Fund Award at the annual ceremony on October 2.

What Seattle Needs (Part 1): “Semi-Successful” Biotech Companies

October 6, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

I know what you’re thinking: that’s a pretty strange headline. Why would a city want to attract or build companies that are only “semi-successful?” Wouldn’t it want companies that are flourishing or…
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Team to Investigate Role of ‘Vaping’ in Nicotine Dependence

October 6, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The researchers, led by Assistant Professor Olivier George, are interested in how new drug delivery devices such as e-cigarettes and alcohol vaporizers may affect the brain and a person’s susceptibility to addiction.

TSRI Collaboration Finds Ancient Protein-Making Enzyme Moonlights as DNA Protector

October 6, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The findings, from the Yang, Wu, Kishi and Su labs, could lead to better therapies for radiation injuries and hereditary disorders such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.