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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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Breaking San Diego Biotech News

Edico starts selling high-powered genome processor

October 22, 2014 – 3:00 pm | Edit Post

A super-fast genome processer is now on sale by San Diego’s Edico Genome.

J&J, GSK, Tekmira, And Others Take Next Steps To Fight Ebola

October 22, 2014 – 2:39 pm | Edit Post

There’s been distressing Ebola-related news in recent days. The deadly virus continues to spread in West Africa, with more than 4,500 fatalities now reported, and efforts to halt its spread in…
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Study on coffee, weight loss retracted

October 22, 2014 – 1:03 pm | Edit Post

Company selling green coffee bean extract pays $3.5 million fine for touting study.

Neothetics Files $63M IPO to Advance Drug That Melts “Love Handles”

October 22, 2014 – 12:30 pm | Edit Post

A biotech company developing an injectable drug to shrink the excess fat that forms “love handles” says it plans to raise more than $63 million through an IPO. San Diego-based Neothetics, previously…
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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Sales Operations Manager – Millennium Health – San Diego, CA

October 22, 2014 – 11:13 pm | Edit Post

A minimum 5 years of experience in the life science and or biotechnology fields. Millennium Health, based in San Diego, is a leading health solutions company…
From Millennium Health – 23 Oct 2014 06:13:18 GMT
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Research Scientist I- HTS Automation – Vertex Pharmaceuticals – San Diego, CA

October 22, 2014 – 8:06 pm | Edit Post

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative medicines so people with serious diseases can lead better…
From Vertex Pharmaceuticals – 23 Oct 2014 03:06:20 GMT
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Accounts Receivable Clerk at Accountemps (San Diego, CA)

October 22, 2014 – 5:12 pm | Edit Post

A local high profile biotech company is seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist for a one to two month project. The Accounts Receivable Specialist will be covering billing, collections and ad hoc projects, with preferred contract billing…

Director, Regulatory Affairs – Klein Hersh International – San Diego, CA

October 22, 2014 – 4:21 pm | Edit Post

10 years of industry knowledge experience(pharma, biotech, CRO). 5 years of regulatory experience. This seasoned RA professional will oversee the development…
From Klein Hersh International – 22 Oct 2014 23:21:25 GMT
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

BioGPS Featured Article – Correcting for Differential Transcript Coverage Reveals a Strong Relationship between Alternative Splicing and Organism Complexity

October 22, 2014 – 9:00 am | Edit Post
BioGPS has become the valuable resource that it is because of the contributions from our wonderful user community. Thank you […]

How To Be A Superhero — #GeneOTW with Myostatin

October 20, 2014 – 7:17 am | Edit Post
The Hulk had gamma radiation, Peter Parker had a radioactive spider, and the Spartans had the official 300 Workout (and […]

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