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Quidel Receives Simultaneous FDA Clearance and CLIA Waiver for Its Sofia(R) Strep A+ Fluorescent Immunoassay (FIA) via the FDA’s New Dual Submission Program

December 17, 2014 – 4:45 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – Dec 17, 2014) – Quidel Corporation ( NASDAQ : QDEL ), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cell-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that it has received marketing clearance and CLIA waiver by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Sofia Strep A+ Fluorescent Immunoassay (FIA) for the rapid detection of infections by Group A Streptococcus bacteria. These bacteria are the most common cause of bacterial pharyngitis and can also cause rheumatic fever and other potentially serious illnesses.

CMC Technical Manager/CMC Operations (Thousand Oaks)

December 17, 2014 – 4:27 pm | Edit Post

Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. is a publicly held drug development company (NASDAQ Symbol ATRA) with a focus on innovative therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening conditions that have been underserved by scientific innov [...]

Halozyme Therapeutics, Janssen Biotech Sign Agreement

December 17, 2014 – 4:18 pm | Edit Post

Halozyme Therapeutics Inc., a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company, will receive $15 million as an initial payment from Pennsylvania-based Janssen Biotech Inc. as part of a collaboration and license agreement to develop and commercialize products combining Halozyme’s technology with Janssen’s compounds.

Clinical Analyst (LIMS) – Elevano – San Diego, CA

December 17, 2014 – 4:17 pm | Edit Post

Our Client is seeking a Clinical Analyst (LIMS) Requirements BS Degree Experience in LIMS or medical instrumentation data transfer interfaces Background in… $100,000 a year
From Dice – 17 Dec 2014 23:17:43 GMT
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Birch Aquarium: SEA Days: Understanding Ice

December 17, 2014 – 3:05 pm | Edit Post

by Rasheed I. Al Kotob, Volunteer Programs Assistant Each month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration and Adventure.” Visitors and members can meet a Scripps Institution of Oceanography or UC San Diego researcher and get hands-on with science, [...]

Lab Tech I Needed – Glassware Cleaner/ Reagent Prep – Randstad – San Diego, CA

December 17, 2014 – 2:09 pm | Edit Post

Attention to detail. Some experience preferred in manufacturing environment in a biotech or related industry. This position provides lab support for all of the… $13.50 an hour
From Randstad US – 17 Dec 2014 21:09:01 GMT
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Business Development Leader -Diagnostics/Biotech & Pharmaceutical (HLI2314) at Human Longevity (La Jolla, CA)

December 17, 2014 – 2:06 pm | Edit Post

across multiple sectors (diagnostics, pharmaceutical/Biotech, healthcare/insurance, education/academic, … the dynamics across diagnostics, pharmaceutical/Biotech, healthcare/insurance, education/academic,…

Volcano Corp soars on takeover news

December 17, 2014 – 12:04 pm | Edit Post

Royal Philips to pay $1 billion cash for San Diego medical instrument company.

Chemist (Chula Vista)

December 17, 2014 – 10:44 am | Edit Post

Looking for an experienced Chemist in the Nutraceutical field with working knowledge for HPLC (Agilent 1100), FTIR, micro testing, GMP procedures, QC, SOP’s

Myriad Genetics loses gene patent appeal to Ambry

December 17, 2014 – 9:53 am | Edit Post

Competing breast and ovarian cancer tests using BRCA sequences can remain on market.