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Directing cancer cell migration

August 29, 2014 – 11:01 am | Edit Post
Directing cancer cell migration

PTK7 controls epithelial-cell metastasis

Mapp Bio Steps onto Global Stage as Ebola “Hot Zone” Gets Hotter

August 28, 2014 – 9:01 pm | Edit Post
Mapp Bio Steps onto Global Stage as Ebola “Hot Zone” Gets Hotter

The “hot zone” in West Africa that has become the worst Ebola outbreak in history is now a full-blown global health crisis—and it is expected to continue into 2015. That is the consensus of…

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Mapp Bio Steps onto Global Stage as Ebola “Hot Zone” Gets Hotter

August 28, 2014 – 9:01 pm | Edit Post
Mapp Bio Steps onto Global Stage as Ebola “Hot Zone” Gets Hotter

The “hot zone” in West Africa that has become the worst Ebola outbreak in history is now a full-blown global health crisis—and it is expected to continue into 2015. That is the consensus of…

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Three Ebola fighters tell their stories

August 28, 2014 – 6:05 pm | Edit Post

Erica Ollmann Saphire, Mark O’Donnell and Kevin Whaley talk at Ebola forum.

West Coast Biotech Roundup: ARCH, Ebola, ViaCyte, Calithera & More

August 28, 2014 – 11:36 am | Edit Post
West Coast Biotech Roundup: ARCH, Ebola, ViaCyte, Calithera & More

Lots of news this week up and down the coast and up and down the biotech food chain. We’ve got a new twist (or fold, if you prefer) on academic Ebola research at the University of Washington,…

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West Coast Biotech Roundup: ARCH, Ebola, ViaCyte, Calithera & More

August 28, 2014 – 11:36 am | Edit Post
West Coast Biotech Roundup: ARCH, Ebola, ViaCyte, Calithera & More

Lots of news this week up and down the coast and up and down the biotech food chain. We’ve got a new twist (or fold, if you prefer) on academic Ebola research at the University of Washington,…

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Ebola’s changing: Can we keep up with it?

August 27, 2014 – 11:03 pm | Edit Post

This is the most serious Ebola outbreak yet. And it may get even worse.

UC San Diego Extends Global Partnership to University in Tijuana

August 27, 2014 – 4:08 pm | Edit Post

The University of California, San Diego and the Universidad Autonoma de Baja California, Mexico (UABC) have embarked on an initiative to increase collaboration and exchange among students and faculty from both universities. The initiative was formalize…

The Preuss School UCSD Named One of America’s Top High Schools by the Daily Beast

August 27, 2014 – 2:26 pm | Edit Post
The Preuss School UCSD Named One of America’s Top High Schools by the Daily Beast

The Preuss School UCSD––a charter middle and high school for motivated, low-income students who strive to become the first in their families to graduate from college––has been named the top “change-making” school in the The Daily Beast’s “America’s Top High Schools 2014” ranking released today. The school was recognized for its ability to prepare low-income and first-generation students for college and beyond. Preuss was also ranked among the top 100 in the College-Bound category.

The Preuss School UCSD Named One of America’s Top High Schools by the Daily Beast

August 27, 2014 – 2:26 pm | Edit Post
The Preuss School UCSD Named One of America’s Top High Schools by the Daily Beast

The Preuss School UCSD––a charter middle and high school for motivated, low-income students who strive to become the first in their families to graduate from college––has been named the top “change-making” school in the The Daily Beast’s “America’s Top High Schools 2014” ranking released today. The school was recognized for its ability to prepare low-income and first-generation students for college and beyond. Preuss was also ranked among the top 100 in the College-Bound category.