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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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Research Advances from 2014

December 22, 2014 – 1:00 am | Edit Post

This year TSRI scientists continued to make strides in their quest to understand the fundamental processes of life and to advance human health.

Letter from the President

December 22, 2014 – 1:00 am | Edit Post

Acting President and CEO Jim Paulson shares his reflections about the institute’s accomplishments of the past year and his optimism for the future.

Team Develops ‘Cool’ New Method for Probing How Molecules Fold

December 22, 2014 – 1:00 am | Edit Post

The technique, developed by the TSRI’s Deniz lab and UC San Diego colleagues, lays the groundwork for better understanding misfolding-prone proteins that cause illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.

Can scientists clone a rhinoceros?

December 20, 2014 – 5:03 pm | Edit Post

San Diego-based team aims to create rhino sperm and embryos from specialized stem cells.


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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Manufacturing Technician II

December 21, 2014 – 10:54 pm | Edit Post

CA-La Jolla, The Manufacturing Technician II is responsible for completing and assisting with daily tasks associated with cell-related functions, including producing cells, intermediate product, and manufacturing final product for commercial distribution. Additionally, the Technician II will be responsible for following SOPs, performing daily tasks in a clean room/cGMP environment per the current QSRs. The Man

Sr. .NET Developer (Contract) – General Ledger Resources (San Diego, CA 92121)

December 21, 2014 – 5:41 pm | Edit Post

…Diego County, CA. This company has grown to be a vital biotech /healthcare focused powerhouse, providing much needed diagnostics/therapeutics for the medical community.

Software Engineer 2 – Apple & Associates (San Diego, CA 92121)

December 21, 2014 – 4:27 pm | Edit Post

Join one of biotech ‘s most successful companies to create world-class software with the best and brightest in the industry. You will work in an environment that is

Director of Business Systems – Kforce Technology (San Diego, CA 92121)

December 21, 2014 – 6:04 am | Edit Post

…and support of complex COTS and custom developed systems in a biotech or laboratory environment ranging from Enterprise Resource Planning, Business Intelligence,


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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

Birch Aquarium: Loggerhead Sea Turtle: Behind-the-Scenes Update

December 19, 2014 – 3:05 pm | Edit Post
In early January 2015, visitors to Birch Aquarium will be able to see a rescued Loggerhead Sea Turtle that was recently transported to San Diego from South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston, South Carolina. To learn more about the history of the turtle and find out how you can help support its ongoing care, visit the aquarium’s website. [...]

Neuwrite SD: No cerebellum? No problem!

December 18, 2014 – 12:04 pm | Edit Post
What happens when you are born missing 80% of your neurons? Well, pretty much nothing, as it turns out, at least when it comes to those missing a cerebellum. Comprising 70 billion of the brain’s 85 billion neurons (Herculano-Houzel 2009), this hindbrain structure is “the primary center of motor coordination in the central nervous system” […]

Biolegend: BioLegend at ASCB/IFCB 2014

December 17, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post
Last week, like every year, BioLegend was present at the 2014 ASCB/IFCB Meeting (American Society for Cell Biology/International Federation for Cell Biology), which was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Located at the edge of Chinatown, and just a few blocks away from the Old City Cultural District, the venue was large enough to accommodate the several thousand attendees and exhibitors present at the event. Pennsylvania Convention Center. Traditionally, a large number of the

Birch Aquarium: SEA Days: Understanding Ice

December 17, 2014 – 3:05 pm | Edit Post
by Rasheed I. Al Kotob, Volunteer Programs Assistant Each 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 science, [...]