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SDBN January 19th Event: Maximizing Your Career Potential in 2010

Posted by Mary Canady January 6th, 2010 .
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We had a great time in 2008/2009 getting to know San Diego Biotech professionals, and we appreciate the feedback you gave us about 2010 events. Let’s kick off the new year by talking about you! Our January event will be focused on honing your networking and interviewing skills and helping you maximize your career potential in 2010.
The event will include speed networking (described below) along with talks from the experts at PROVEN Scientific Staffing and RxResearch Staffing titled ‘Understanding Behavioral Styles of Interviewers’ (more info) & ‘Outsourcing Trends’ (more info), …

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SDBN December 8th Event: Drug Discovery 2.0 With Assay Depot

Posted by Mary Canady November 16th, 2009 .
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The outsourcing model for drug discovery, where a significant fraction of drug research is carried out by contract research organizations (CROs), is a great opportunity for the San Diego Biotechnology community. Our rich history in research and development has given rise to around 125 local CROs. Assay Depot is a local company with a simple yet fully functional marketplace for CROs and the researchers who need them. By facilitating communication, removing bottlenecks and allowing full ‘search to service’ access to scientists, Assay Depot dramatically improves the efficiency of outsourcing for …

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PGC200 Launch Event

Posted by Mary Canady November 4th, 2009 .
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Helping Yourself and People Win at Work – ”Don’t Mark My Paper, Help Me Get an A”
What: a networking event with an inspiring and engaging speaker, a light dinner and soft drinks are included
Who: Garry Ridge, CEO at WD-40® and Adjunct Professor, University of San Diego School of Business Administration
When: Thursday November 12, 6-8:30 pm
Where: Amylin Pharmaceuticals, 9360 Towne Center Drive, San Diego, CA 92121
Why: Be the first to learn how to:
* Transform performance and build leadership skills
* Help people reach their full potential, and build a truly great workplace …

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SDBN October 29th Event: Bootstrapping Biotech

Posted by Mary Canady October 7th, 2009 .
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Starting and Growing A Life Science Company

NEW! Get resources & connect at http://sdbn.org/bootstrap, and come ready to interview or be interviewed! http://bit.ly/4r02Kn
You’ve got an idea for a company or a product that you think is really great. What are the next steps? Whether you need funding to get started, or are ready to launch your product, understanding your position in the marketplace is the first step. Evaluating your competition, customers, and value proposition are necessary and require a comprehension of science, technology, and business. Fortunately, today’s ‘consultant-friendly’ atmosphere means that …

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SDBN Sept. 22nd Event Featuring Intellikine

Posted by Mary Canady September 1st, 2009 .
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The September San Diego Biotechnology Network (SDBN) event will feature Intellikine, a leader in the development of innovative, small molecule drugs for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases, and recently in the news for raising $51M in VC funding. Troy Wilson, Ph.D., CEO, will give a short presentation, and as always there will be plenty of time to ask questions and interact with representatives from Intellikine.
Troy Wilson is the President, CEO and a founder of Intellikine, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of small molecule …

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SDBN August Event: The Transformation of the Biotech Business Model

Posted by Mary Canady August 11th, 2009 .
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Our August event will feature an interactive panel in which we’ll discuss the areas you are interested in hearing about: Green technology, Translational Research/Medicine, and Drug Development.
Transformation of Biotech Panel Members:
* Aileen Alvarado-Swaisgood, President, Molecular Alliance (moderator)
* Nigel Beeley, CEO, ENRQI
* Roy Cosan, Director, Strategic Planning & Alliance Management, External Research and Early Development, Johnson & Johnson PRD
* Ali Esteghlalian, Product Manager, Industrial Enzymes & Principal Scientist, Enzyme Applications, Verenium

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The Transformation of the Biotech Business Model: Vote on SDBN’s August Event

Posted by Mary Canady July 30th, 2009 .
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San Diego County biotech in 2008 represented the third largest community for developing the next generation of biopharmaceuticals and cutting edge therapies. The impact of the financial crisis and funding shortfall is accelerating trends set by outsourcing and offshoring. Yet there is light at the end of the tunnel. Many companies based in San Diego are making breakthroughs and driving changes with their leading technologies. SDBN and PGC200 are partnering to bring you key people from these companies so that you can hear directly how these changes will help our …

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SDBN’s August Event: Power to the People!

Posted by Mary Canady July 10th, 2009 .
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The SDBN is all about promoting the biotechnology community in San Diego, and for our August 18th event we’re going to highlight a local company, and open it up to the members to decide which one. We did this back in February and it was a big success, as the local biotech community not only learned about the featured company, but others that were considered.
How does it work? San Diego Biotechnology or Life Science companies will submit information regarding their company, a product, or technology to present at the August …

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SDBN Networking Event Featuring Fate Therapeutics & Stemgent

Posted by Mary Canady July 1st, 2009 .
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The San Diego Biotechnology Network’s July 21st event will feature Fate Therapeutics and Stemgent, two companies engaged in exciting, interdisciplinary biotechnology research in San Diego that holds direct promise for making a difference in our quality of life. Ken Batchelor, Ph.D., CSO, Fate Therapeutics, and Stephen Chang, Ph.D., CSO, Stemgent will present a short talk which will be followed by networking:
CATALYST: The Industrialization of Advanced iPSC Technology for Drug Discovery & Development
For more information visit http://sdbn.org/july

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SDBN July 21st Event Featuring Fate Therapeutics and Stemgent

Posted by Mary Canady June 15th, 2009 .
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The San Diego Biotechnology Network is pleased to feature Fate Therapeutics and Stemgent at our July 21st networking event. These two companies represent exciting, interdisciplinary biotechnology research being done in San Diego that holds direct promise for making a difference in our quality of life. The event will feature a short talk followed by networking with the speakers and scientists from the two companies. As usual, we hope that the casual atmosphere at our venue, Tango del Rey, will stimulate discussions and meaningful interactions for all in attendance. We also …

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