Home » Archive

News

News, Syndication »

SDSC Enables Large-Scale Data Sharing Using Globus

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 7th, 2014 .
No Comments

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California, San Diego, has implemented a new feature of the Globus software that will allow researchers using the Center’s computational and storage resources to easily and securely access and share large data sets with colleagues.

More...

News, Syndication, UCSD News »

Engineering a New Biomaterial Therapy for Treating Heart Attacks

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 7th, 2014 .
No Comments

University of California, San Diego bioengineer Karen Christman’s new injectable hydrogel, which is designed to repair damaged cardiac tissue following a heart attack, has been licensed to San Diego-based startup Ventrix, Inc, wh…

More...

News, Syndication »

Synthetic Biology Breaks New Ground on Renewable Chemicals

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 7th, 2014 .
No Comments

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Executives from consumer product and renewable chemical companies will present recent achievements in synthetic biology and genomics research at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology.

More...

News, Syndication »

TSRI Scientists Organize International Conference on Alcoholism and Stress Research

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 7th, 2014 .
No Comments

The meeting will bring together basic researchers and clinicians to develop strategies to treat and prevent alcohol and anxiety-related disorders.

More...

News, Syndication »

Team Identifies a Novel Biomarker for Head and Neck Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 7th, 2014 .
No Comments

The work, led by Laura Niedernhofer of TSRI and Gerold Bepler of the Karmanos Cancer Institute, could help scientists develop new diagnostics and therapies and help physicians determine the best long-term treatments for patients with these cancers.

More...

News, Syndication »

Findings Show ‘Best Practices’ Nutrition Measurement for Researchers

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 7th, 2014 .
No Comments

Work from the Ja lab could lead to more informed research using fruit fly models and better decisions about directions in further studies.

More...

News, Syndication »

Dawn Eastmond Steps into Larger Role in TSRI Graduate Office

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 7th, 2014 .
No Comments

“Scripps is different from a traditional university, and the science is unmatched,” says Dawn Eastmond, director of graduate studies.

More...

News, Syndication »

San Diego Life Sciences Roundup: Halozyme, NuVasive, Lumena, and More

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 6th, 2014 .
No Comments

[Corrected 4/8/14, 12:15 pm. See below.] It was a relatively quiet week for San Diego’s life sciences community. Here’s my wrap up of the latest developments over the past week. —The share…

[[Click headline to continue reading.]]

More...

News, Syndication »

Agios’s Blood Cancer Drug Shines in First Clinical Test

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 6th, 2014 .
No Comments

When David Schenkein left Genentech to lead Agios Pharmaceuticals in 2009, part of the draw was the fact that the Cambridge, MA-based startup was positioning itself as a trailblazer in a raw field of…

[[Click headline to continue reading.]]

More...

News, Syndication »

3 families talk about living with autism

Posted by sandiegobiotech April 5th, 2014 .
No Comments

“Autism hasn’t really stopped me,” says 14-year-old Garret Hoff.

More...