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September 2, 2014 – 12:54 pm | Edit Post

The SDBN is very pleased to host a Town Hall event with 52nd District Congressman Scott Peters September 22nd where we’ll discuss issues important to local life scientists and professionals such as research funding and …

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Inogen Announces Release To Market Of The At Home, An Innovative Home Oxygen Concentrator

October 21, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

GOLETA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inogen, Inc. (Nasdaq:INGN), a medical technology company offering innovative respiratory products for use in the…

Otonomy, Inc. Appoints Chief Commercial Officer

October 21, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Otonomy, Inc. (Nasdaq:OTIC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the inner and middle ear, today announced the appointment of Anthony J. Yost…

Ivera Medical Successfully Completes FDA Inspection

October 21, 2014 – 2:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – Oct 21, 2014) – Ivera Medical Corporation is pleased to report that it successfully completed several days of an exhaustive and intensive review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of Ivera’s manufacturing practices, quality control and regulatory filings. At the conclusion of the inspection, which was prompted by a complaint filed by a competitor (Catheter Connections), the inspector found that no corrective actions were needed. Ivera recently received a copy of the inspection report from the local FDA District Office confirming that the inspection is now considered officially closed.

Study on Lassa fever virus gets $6.6M

October 20, 2014 – 7:28 pm | Edit Post

Scripps Research-led team to study Lassa fever virus under a $6.6 million grant.


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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Analytical Chemist- QC/Analytical Development at Driven Staffing (San Diego, CA)

October 20, 2014 – 9:23 pm | Edit Post

Chemist for a long-term temp assignment with a great biotech company in San Diego. The qualified candidate should be able to carry out analytical HPLC and GC method development independently under minimal supervision. Experience in…

Senior Engineer, Mechanical/Chemical – Roche – Oceanside, CA

October 20, 2014 – 9:06 pm | Edit Post

5 years in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry/ GMP experience. Play an essential leadership role in the operation and troubleshooting of the mechanical plant…
From Roche – 21 Oct 2014 04:06:52 GMT
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Technical Writer – TalentBurst, Inc. – Carlsbad, CA

October 20, 2014 – 7:34 pm | Edit Post

Knowledgeable of biotech industry and competitors. Excellent attention to detail. 12 months (extendable)….
From TalentBurst, Inc. – 21 Oct 2014 02:34:06 GMT
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Technical Writer – The Norland Group – Carlsbad, CA

October 20, 2014 – 6:44 pm | Edit Post

Excellent attention to detail. Maker, Excel experience preferred Knowledgeable of biotech industry and competitors…. $33.83 an hour
From The Norland Group – 21 Oct 2014 01:44:32 GMT
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

What causes ageing?

October 20, 2014 – 12:36 am | Edit Post
Ageing is caused by a complex interplay between genes and environment. Both external environment, things like diet, exercise, stress and infection, and the environment of each cell, things like oxidative stress and epigenetic changes (changes in marks on DNA) affect how our cells, and therefore how our whole body ages. Ageing is an accumulation of […]

The Next Generation is Here: Prespectives on the International Symposium on Human Identification (ISHI)

October 17, 2014 – 2:27 pm | Edit Post
My name is Ashley Silvia, and I am currently a second year graduate student at Penn State in the Forensic Science Department with a concentration in biology. My PI is Dr. Jenifer Smith and we are working on a Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) validation project using the MiSeq platform. In the future, I would like to continue work on other projects involving NGS, but with a medical research focus. Running on two hours of sleep, we set out for the airport to find a new flight after ours had been

SEA Days: All Shook Up!

October 17, 2014 – 1:46 pm | Edit Post
by Rasheed I. Al Kotob, Volunteer Programs Assistant Every 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 [...]

NoB Hackathon

October 17, 2014 – 12:00 pm | Edit Post
The Network of Biothings is aiming to alleviate the problem of too much information using a number of different approaches such as: Crowdsourcing Natural Language Processing Citizen science Microtask markets Professional biocuration Scientific publishing Open Innovation Challenges With resources already … Continue reading →