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#EB10 Conference Report: Lee Hood – A Systems Biology approach to prion disease

April 26, 2010 – 10:12 am | Edit Post

This is a post from the 2010 Experimental Biology meeting in Anaheim, part of the SDBN conference reporting channel.
Leroy Hood probably doesn’t need any introduction here, but for those who don’t know, he’s a leader …

San Diego Biotechnology Network Partner Event May 27th: Rondaxe Drug Development Symposium

April 22, 2010 – 11:59 am | Edit Post

Drug development is an area that, according to our 2010 poll, you are interested in, and in previous meetings we’ve discussed that San Diego biotech could grow if we would better complement our drug discovery …

#SBS10 Day 3 – Smart mice and blowing House, M.D.’s mind: Drug discovery in epigenetics

April 14, 2010 – 7:37 pm | Edit Post

At the afternoon session of the Society for Biomolecular Science in Phoenix, it’s all about epigenetics, the study of heritable changes that don’t involve changes in genetic sequence. Epigenetics explains why identical twins turn out a little different and why even cloned cows will have different coloration patterns.

SBS Meeting report shows strong growth of Pubchem database #SBS10

April 14, 2010 – 8:46 am | Edit Post

At the 2010 Society for Biomolecular Science meeting on Tuesday, Steve Bryant from NIH gave a report on the increasing utility of the NIH Pubchem database for pharma drug screening programs.

Becoming Fearless

February 2, 2010 – 7:40 pm | Edit Post

I recently gave a talk at BioToasters, the local ‘biotech-focused’ Toastmasters chapter (they’re great by the way). As I started to prepare, I realized that I was going to an organization devoted to public speaking, …

Speed Networking for Life Scientists

January 27, 2010 – 10:02 pm | Edit Post

When’s the last time you met, had a brief conversation and exchanged cards with 20 professionals in 60 minutes? As a scientist, do you find it difficult to talk your way through a crowd? When …

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

January 6, 2010 – 1:18 pm | Edit Post

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! …

What Will San Diego Biotech Look Like in 2010?

December 22, 2009 – 1:20 pm | Edit Post

The results are in! We polled you to see what you want with the San Diego Biotechnology Network in 2010. The full results from 68 respondents can be seen here, and here’s a short summary:

Drug …

San Diego/Scotland Synergies?

December 18, 2009 – 12:46 pm | Edit Post
San Diego/Scotland Synergies?

Our work cultivating a biotech network in San Diego has attracted a lot of attention. When I travel, or on social media, I tell people how our group has a real ‘energy’ which is fueled …

Attend Lab Automation 2010–Lots of Affordable Options

December 9, 2009 – 9:20 am | Edit Post
Attend Lab Automation 2010–Lots of Affordable Options

Lab Automation 2010 is a somewhat self-explanatory conference which brings together diverse industries such as drug discovery and development, forensics and security, and clinical diagnostics. Next year it will be in Palm Springs January 23-27, …