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October 24, 2014 – 10:09 am | Edit Post

The San Diego Biotechnology Network (SDBN) is teaming up with UCSD Extension to provide customized training and workshops to meet the local industry’s needs. In a July 2014 survey, 120 respondents indicated that biotech project …

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Vegetable Oil Ingredient Key to Destroying Gastric Disease Bacteria

November 25, 2014 – 10:03 am | Edit Post

The bacterium Helicobacter pylori is strongly associated with gastric ulcers and cancer. To combat the infection, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Jacobs School of Engineering developed LipoLLA, a therapeutic nanoparticle that contains linolenic acid, a component in vegetable oils.

Sequenom Inc. Announces Participation At The 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

November 24, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), a life sciences company providing innovative genetic analysis solutions, today announced the Company’s participation at the 2014 Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY

Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Initiates Phase 3 Study Of ISIS-SMN Rx In Children With Spinal Muscular Atrophy

November 24, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced today the initiation of a pivotal Phase 3 study evaluating ISIS-SMNRx in approximately 120 non-ambulatory children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). SMA is a severe and rare genetic neuromuscular disease…

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. To Present At The 2014 Deutsche Bank Biofest And The 26th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

November 24, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX) announced today that Kevin Gorman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neurocrine Biosciences, will be presenting at two investor conferences next week.On December…


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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Scientist – Dart NeuroScience LLC – San Diego, CA

November 26, 2014 – 1:22 am | Edit Post

This position offers significant opportunity to develop scientific and managerial skills in a biotechnology environment….
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VP – Head of Early Immuno Oncology Clinical Development and – Pfizer Inc – La Jolla, CA

November 25, 2014 – 8:55 pm | Edit Post

Membership in Biotechnology Clinical Development Technical Review Committee (TRC) to ensure highest level of rigor and scientific integrity of clinical…
From Pfizer Inc – 26 Nov 2014 03:55:55 GMT
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VP – Head of Early Immuno Oncology Clinical Development and – Pfizer Inc – La Jolla, CA

November 25, 2014 – 8:55 pm | Edit Post

Membership in Biotechnology Clinical Development Technical Review Committee (TRC) to ensure highest level of rigor and scientific integrity of clinical…
From Pfizer Inc – 26 Nov 2014 03:55:55 GMT
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VP – Head of Early Immuno Oncology Clinical Development and – Pfizer Inc – La Jolla, CA

November 25, 2014 – 8:55 pm | Edit Post

Membership in Biotechnology Clinical Development Technical Review Committee (TRC) to ensure highest level of rigor and scientific integrity of clinical…
From Pfizer Inc – 26 Nov 2014 03:55:55 GMT
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You and Your Microbiome – Part 2

November 24, 2014 – 9:03 am | Edit Post
Global Obesity Epidemic is Linked to Gut Microbiome DNA Sequence-Based Microbiomes Accurately Associate with Obesity Blue Agave Margaritas Contain Beneficial Gut Microbes Investments in Microbiome-based Therapies on the Rise, but is there Hype? Last August, my post entitled Meet Your … Continue reading → The post You and Your Microbiome – Part 2 appeared first on Zone in With Zon.

Be Thankful for the Little Things… — #GeneOTW with DICER1

November 24, 2014 – 8:23 am | Edit Post
Be Thankful for the Little Things… and the big things that make the little things work  I’ve said it before: […]

What can the world’s oldest people tell us about ageing?

November 24, 2014 – 1:33 am | Edit Post
Scientists recently sequenced the genomes of 17 of the oldest people alive in the USA to see if their genes could tell us the key to slowing ageing. The people studied were all supercentenarians – over 110. When the paper was published in November 2014, there were 74 supercentenarians known in the world. Sixteen of […]

Biotechnology as the Auto Shop of the 21st Century?

November 23, 2014 – 11:37 am | Edit Post
23 November 2014 A few weeks back I found out about the following: 1) My old high school is trying to raise funds for upgraded biotechnology labs 2) The La Jolla Community Foundation was to host a kickoff fundraiser for the event at LJHS 3) Craig Venter was going to speak at the fundraiser Simply […]