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San Diego Startup Week: What is a Startup?

June 20, 2014 – 12:40 am | Edit Post
San Diego Startup Week: What is a Startup?

According to the Oxford English Dictionary, perhaps better known these days as Oxforddictionaries.com, a startup is defined as “a newly established business.” To purists, perhaps, this might be true….

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West Coast Biotech Roundup: Burrill, Topol, Aduro, Receptos, & More

June 19, 2014 – 2:31 pm | Edit Post
West Coast Biotech Roundup: Burrill, Topol, Aduro, Receptos, & More

The ultimate West Coast biotech roundup is happening next week in San Diego. It’s the international BIO convention, which one biotech veteran described to us as a “sharknado” when we asked if…

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Why Lean May Save Your Life: The I-Corps at NIH

June 19, 2014 – 8:32 am | Edit Post
Why Lean May Save Your Life: The I-Corps at NIH

Today the National Institutes of Health announced they are offering my Lean LaunchPad class (I-Corps @ NIH ) to commercialize Life Science. There may come a day that one of these teams makes a drug,…

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UC San Diego Names Juan González New Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

June 19, 2014 – 8:24 am | Edit Post
UC San Diego Names Juan González New Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Juan González, a collaborative leader and strong student advocate, has been appointed as vice chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of California, San Diego effective September 1, 2014.

Connections, Camaraderie, Community

June 19, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post
Connections, Camaraderie, Community

“Life is a journey, not a destination…” Those are words of wisdom from American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. But according to three keynote alumni speakers at UC San Diego’s commencement ceremonies life isn’t just about the journey, it’s about the people you meet along the way.

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

June 19, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post
UC San Diego Announces Chancellor’s Medal and Revelle Medal Honorees

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.

BIO 2014: An Industry Surrounded by Insurmountable Opportunity

June 19, 2014 – 5:40 am | Edit Post
BIO 2014: An Industry Surrounded by Insurmountable Opportunity

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

June 18, 2014 – 4:00 pm | Edit Post

CareFusion announced the commercial launch of its new micro-laparoscopic line of surgical instruments.

Receptos seeks up to $171M

June 18, 2014 – 3:45 pm | Edit Post

San Diego biotech’s stock offering is second this year.

UC San Diego Names New Dean of Social Sciences

June 18, 2014 – 8:28 am | Edit Post

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…