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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, …

What Would Darwin Do?

December 6, 2009 – 8:10 pm | Edit Post

If you’ve talked to me about my passion for science and biotech, I’ve likely told you about my desire to do an Ignite or Unconference for Biotech. These are different ways to ‘shake up’ events …

NIH Director Francis Collins at ASCB: We Need More Sexy Scientists

December 6, 2009 – 3:25 pm | Edit Post

I had mentioned that I was hoping to get a personal interview with Francis Collins, newly appointed NIH director, during his visit to the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) meeting. Turns out Dr. Collins …

2010: The Year YOU Make Contact

December 2, 2009 – 8:26 am | Edit Post

OK, cheesy title, I know. The point is that we want to know what you’re interested in seeing and doing in 2010 with the San Diego Biotechnology Network. What are the hot areas? What types …

San Diego Biotech–What’s the Vibe?

November 30, 2009 – 8:12 am | Edit Post

With the help of IamBiotech, we interviewed you at the Oct. 29th ‘Bootstrapping Biotech’ event to learn more about what is going on in the area and communicate it to others. This interview with Philip …

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

November 16, 2009 – 4:46 pm | Edit Post
SDBN December 8th Event: Drug Discovery 2.0 With Assay Depot

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 …

New NIH Director Francis Collins to be at ASCB Meeting in San Diego

November 12, 2009 – 11:41 am | Edit Post
New NIH Director Francis Collins to be at ASCB Meeting in San Diego

Newly appointed National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins will attend and speak briefly at the American Society for Cell Biology Conference in San Diego Dec. 5-9. Dr. Collins will provide some short …

Transitions to Industry Symposium

November 7, 2009 – 10:47 am | Edit Post

The Burnham Institute, Scripps Research Institute, and UCSD work together as the San Diego Postdoctoral Training Consortium to host a day long Transition to Industry Symposium. This year’s will be Saturday Nov. 14th, and I’ve …

Video Tonight: It’s All About You!

October 29, 2009 – 8:51 am | Edit Post

Ironically, this week I had some ‘bootstrapping’ challenges of my own with my website and email, and this morning we’re finding out that our video crew for tonight may be stuck in DC. I just …