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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

UCSD, other stem cell clinics get millions

October 23, 2014 – 1:45 pm | Edit Post

UC San Diego, UC Los Angeles and City of Hope receive $8 million each from state agency.

Why people with Down syndrome invariably develop Alzheimer’s disease

October 23, 2014 – 9:32 am | Edit Post

How beta-amyloid plaques are made in individuals with Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s pateints.

Aurora Spine Announces Expansion of U.S. Hospital Network Through Agreement With MedAssets

October 23, 2014 – 6:01 am | Edit Post

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 23, 2014) – Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) announced it has entered into a national contract with MedAssets. MedAssets is one of the nation’s largest third-party providers of supply chain management and outsourced procurement capabilities. MedAssets manages, on behalf of its clients, more than $50 billion in supply expense per year through the MedAssets National Procurement Center.

MabVax Therapeutics, Inc. Launches Online Corporate Communication Channels And New Website

October 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MabVax Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MBVX), a clinical stage oncology drug development company, announced today a suite of online corporate communication channels to maintain on-going direct communication with shareholders and other interested parties. The Company…

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Sr Staff Software Engineer – Illumina, Inc. – San Diego, CA

October 24, 2014 – 3:23 am | Edit Post

4-6 years working experience in a biotech software product development environment. Provides guidance on hardware architecture for private/hybrid cloud…
From Illumina, Inc. – 24 Oct 2014 10:23:12 GMT
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Clinical Laboratory Supervisor – San Diego Biotech – San Diego, CA

October 23, 2014 – 7:07 pm | Edit Post

Must be able to multi-task, be a self-starter and dynamic team player who possesses a strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and written skills….
From Indeed – 24 Oct 2014 02:07:49 GMT
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Research Scientist at Simply Biotech (San Diego, CA)

October 23, 2014 – 5:34 pm | Edit Post

Biotech specializes in recruiting exclusively for the biotech community. We are currently seeking a Research … Discovery Infectious Diseases) for a leading and growing biotech firm located in San Diego, CA. The candidate is…

Vendor Address Book Coordinator at Lab Support (San Diego, CA)

October 23, 2014 – 5:04 pm | Edit Post

Our client, a global leader in the biotech industry, is seeking a Purchasing Coordinator to join their rapidly expanding team.   Duties   The Address Book Coordinator assists the Purchasing department in processing new supplier and…

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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

ASHG14 Dispatch: “Beyond Mendel- Complexities of Simple Mendelian Disorders”

October 23, 2014 – 10:59 am | Edit Post
In the first ASHG 2014 concurrent invited session, the talks in “Beyond Mendel – Complexities of Simple Mendelian Disorders” were beautiful demonstrations of the progress that has been made in understanding the underlying genetics, processes, and mechanisms involved in diseases. The session highlighted the degree of complexity involved in classical Mendelian diseases or seemingly simple single-gene disorders. Even among diseases with high penetrant or well-known alleles and an

Ageing and DNA damage

October 23, 2014 – 12:32 am | Edit Post
This post is part of a series on What Causes Ageing. DNA inside our cells is constantly being damaged by products of metabolism such as reactive oxygen species and environmental factors like UV light, radiation, and smoking. DNA damage changes the basic chemical structure of DNA. This happens between 10 000 and 1 000 000 times […]

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 […]