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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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Breaking San Diego Biotech News

Cytori warned of possible stock delisting

November 26, 2014 – 10:03 am | Edit Post

Nasdaq tells San Diego biotech its market value fell below minimum.

Isis starts Phase 3 trial in spinal muscular atrophy

November 25, 2014 – 7:17 pm | Edit Post

Second Phase 3 study earns Isis $27 million milestone payment from Biogen Idec.

Epic Sciences To Present At The Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference

November 25, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO and NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Epic Sciences, a precision diagnostics company dedicated to improving the treatment of cancer, today announced that Murali Prahalad, Ph.D., president and CEO, will present at the 26th Annual Piper…

MEI Pharma (MEIP) (Formerly known as Marshall Edwards, Inc.) To Host Annual Meeting Of Stockholders

November 25, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), an oncology company focused on the clinical development of novel therapies for cancer, will host its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time on Wednesday, December …

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Lab Technician (San Diego)

November 26, 2014 – 4:39 pm | Edit Post

The candidate will be responsible for performing a wide variety of tasks to support efficient operation of the process development laboratory. The main responsibilities of the candidate will be cleaning and sterilizing of laboratory glasswar [...]

MS Area Business Manager San Diego CA – Genzyme – San Diego, CA

November 26, 2014 – 2:12 pm | Edit Post

5+ years of industry (pharmaceutical, biotech or medical device) sales experience, with 1-2+ years in specialty sales. Demonstrated leadership experience….
From Genzyme – 26 Nov 2014 21:12:11 GMT
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QA Document Control Specialist I – Kelly Services – La Jolla, CA

November 26, 2014 – 1:45 am | Edit Post

This position will provide assistance to the Quality Assurance Department in the Document Control activities in a prominent biotechnology company located in La…
From Kelly Services – 26 Nov 2014 08:45:05 GMT
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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….
From DeviceSpace.com – 26 Nov 2014 08:22:12 GMT
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

Query genes beyond species, at levels of genus, family,…,phylum

November 25, 2014 – 11:06 am | Edit Post
In a typical MyGene.info query, you can query genes for one or multiple species by providing a "species" parameter: http://mygene.info/v2/query?q=cdk2&species=human http://mygene.info/v2/query?q=cdk2&species=9606,10090 MyGene.info now allows you to query genes at the level beyond species, that is, you can now query for matching genes for any given genus, family, or even phylum from the taxonomy tree (effectively any node from the tree). For example, you can now query for "lytic e

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 […]