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BIO Announces a Special Preconference Workshop: Outlook on Federal Policy Affecting Advanced Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals

April 28, 2014 – 6:40 am | Edit Post

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BIO President & CEO Jim Greenwood to Moderate Preconference Workshop on Energy Policy Discussions at BIO 2014 World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology.

Verdezyne, Inc. Nabs $48 Million Financing

April 28, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

Verdezyne Formalizes $48 Million Financing at Signing Ceremony Attended by President Barack Obama

Investment in Verdezyne by Malaysian Conglomerate, Sime Darby, and Existing Investors to be used to Accelerate Development of Sustainable and Cost-Effective Alternatives to Petrochemicals

CARLSBAD, Calif. & KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia–Verdezyne, Inc., a privately…

TSRI Announces ‘Scripps Advance,’ a New Drug Discovery Initiative

April 28, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center is the first collaborator for Scripps Advance, a new drug discovery initiative to translate early-stage biomedical research projects into clinical development candidates.

Scientists Identify Critical Protein Complex Involved in Learning and Memory

April 28, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

“Now that we know about this important new player, it offers a unique therapeutic window if we can find a way to enhance its function,” says Associate Professor Kirill Martemyanov.

Team Finds New Point of Attack on HIV for Vaccine Development

April 28, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The work from the Burton, Wilson and Ward labs shows the newly identified site can be attacked by human antibodies in a way that neutralizes a wide variety of HIV strains.

Illumina Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit

April 27, 2014 – 4:04 pm | Edit Post

Illumina Inc. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against San Jose-based Ariosa Diagnostics Inc.

Illumina Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against a San Jose Company

April 25, 2014 – 2:41 pm | Edit Post

Illumina Inc. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against San Jose-based Ariosa Diagnostics Inc.

Domain Elite Invests $6.5M in GI Device Maker to Expand in China

April 24, 2014 – 9:01 pm | Edit Post
Domain Elite Invests $6.5M in GI Device Maker to Expand in China

When Domain Associates unveiled an initiative to commercialize new healthcare technologies in China last year, partner Brian Halak said one of the big challenges would be getting biomedical…

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Microscopic Organism Plays a Big Role in Ocean Carbon Cycling, Scripps Scientists Discover

April 24, 2014 – 12:04 pm | Edit Post
Microscopic Organism Plays a Big Role in Ocean Carbon Cycling, Scripps Scientists Discover

It’s broadly understood that the world’s oceans play a crucial role in the global-scale cycling and exchange of carbon between Earth’s ecosystems and atmosphere. Now scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have taken a leap forward in understanding the microscopic underpinnings of these processes.

Join the conversation: federally funded research is the foundation for our future

April 24, 2014 – 10:00 am | Edit Post
Join the conversation: federally funded research is the foundation for our future

U-T San Diego yesterday published an op-ed by Sanford-Burnham’s Hudson Freeze, Ph.D., professor and director in the Human Genetic Program about the importance of federal funding for medical research.