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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

Halozyme allies with Janssen Biotech

December 17, 2014 – 8:56 am | Edit Post

Halozyme advances reach of drug delivery technology.

Huntington’s drug passes trial

December 16, 2014 – 7:22 pm | Edit Post

San Diego biotech says drug for chorea symptoms meets Phase 3 goal.

Huntington’s drug passes trial

December 16, 2014 – 7:22 pm | Edit Post

San Diego biotech says drug for chorea symptoms meets Phase 3 goal.

Biocept, Inc.’s Patented Platform Identifies Clinically HER2-Negative Patients With HER2-Positive Circulating Tumor Cells

December 16, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Biocept, Inc. (Nasdaq:BIOC), a molecular oncology diagnostics company specializing in biomarker analysis…


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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Research Associate – 8-Month Contract Vivarium – Oncology

December 17, 2014 – 9:50 am | Edit Post

Molecular Response
Research Associate — In Vivo Oncology
Full-time: 8-Month Contract Positions
Compelling Vision. Progressive Organization.
Are you interested in gaining hands-on experience working on a project in drug discovery pharmacology in [...]

Field Service Engineer (Greater San Diego Area)

December 17, 2014 – 9:46 am | Edit Post

Field Service Engineer
For 25 years our company services biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, focusing on repair, calibration and validation of laboratory equipment.
Our work environment encourages curiosity and creativity, nurtures teamwor [...]

QC Associate II

December 17, 2014 – 9:13 am | Edit Post

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego’s Scientific community. We are currently looking for a QC Associate II to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
QC Associate II
Responsible for ensu [...]

Sr. Chemist with Polymer Experience-Revlon (La Jolla)

December 17, 2014 – 6:24 am | Edit Post

Purpose Statement:
This position is responsible for the conception and managing of all phases of research and product development until first production completed. The Sr. R&D Research Chemist will uphold the highest standards while maintaining the [...]


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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

Su Lab: A Fifty Billion Dollar Problem — #GeneOTW with ACE

December 15, 2014 – 10:39 am | Edit Post
With 11.4 million prescriptions filled each month, it’s no wonder that the hypertension drug Diovan is one of the most […]

Leah Can Science: Molecules used to shrink flash memory

December 15, 2014 – 1:51 am | Edit Post
Thanks to Michael Oberlin for pointing out some technical errors I had in this article. They have now been corrected. Scientists have used molecules to shrink the size of flash memory drives. Flash memory is the technology behind the portable computer memory drives known as USB sticks or pen drives. Flash memory has no moving […]

Neuwrite SD: A (Not So) Brief History of Psychedelic Science

December 12, 2014 – 1:42 pm | Edit Post
Psychedelics* (i.e. chemicals that reliably produce altered states of consciousness characterized by sensory distortion and changes in cognition) have been subject to human ritualistic, therapeutic, and recreational use for millennia.  Their profound perceptual effects have the potential to elucidate countless mysteries of human neurobiology, illuminating the sensitivity of our conscious experience to stereotyped, chemically-induced changes. […]

Biolegend: Choosing an Animal Model

December 10, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post
Deb : What's a liger? Napoleon Dynamite: It's pretty much my favorite animal. It's like a lion and a tiger mixed...bred for its skills in magic. Napoleon Dynamite, Fox Searchlight Pictures. As it is not always ethical to test drug treatments on humans or practical to observe patients with diseases, we've made do with the next best thing: animal models. Animal models actually date all the way back to the 2nd century, where Galen, a Greek physician and philosopher, studied apes and pigs.