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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

Scientists Identify Trigger for Crucial Immune System Cell

October 20, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The findings from the Teyton lab could lead to novel approaches to diseases such as type 1 diabetes as well as new ways to boost the effectiveness of vaccines.

Scientists Link ALS Progression to Increased Protein Instability

October 20, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The research from the Getzoff and Tainer labs suggests a new approach to developing therapies for ALS.

Researchers Receive $6.6 Million to Investigate Deadly Lassa Virus

October 20, 2014 – 12:00 am | Edit Post

The effort, led by the Oldstone lab, aims to uncover how the virus causes disease, as well as why some patients die while others survive.

In Ebola’s presence, leave no skin uncovered

October 19, 2014 – 2:42 pm | Edit Post

Improve protective gear for health care workers, says NIH’s Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Senior Quality Engineer, Supplier Assurance / 14-1020

October 19, 2014 – 9:01 pm | Edit Post

CA-San Diego, Position Description: About Volcano We are revolutionizing the medical device industry with a broad suite of technologies that make imaging and therapy simpler, more informative and less invasive. Our products empower physicians around the world with a new generation of analytical tools that deliver more meaningful information – using sound and light as the guiding elements. Founded in cardiovascu

CSV Engineer at PSC Biotech (San Diego, CA)

October 19, 2014 – 6:24 pm | Edit Post

Company Description: PSC Biotech Corporation is a global, employee owned, life sciences consultancy that performs … and Quality Assurance. Job Description: Description PSC Biotech has an immediate need for a Validation Engineer to…

IRL / Molecular Med Tech III – San Diego Blood Bank – San Diego, CA

October 19, 2014 – 5:29 am | Edit Post

Synergies between SDBB, the community, the biotechnology industry and academic institutions allow us to save lives with quality blood services, innovative…
From American Society for Clinical Pathology – 19 Oct 2014 12:29:14 GMT
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Senior Buyer – Biotech at Kforce Inc. (La Jolla, CA)

October 19, 2014 – 4:10 am | Edit Post

hiring for a contract to hire Senior Buyer for a local Biotech company in La Jolla, CA area. This is a great opportunity but a temporary position with this company. The Senior Buyer responsible for working directly with manufactures of raw…

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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

The Next Generation is Here: Prespectives on the International Symposium on Human Identification (ISHI)

October 17, 2014 – 2:27 pm | Edit Post
My name is Ashley Silvia, and I am currently a second year graduate student at Penn State in the Forensic Science Department with a concentration in biology. My PI is Dr. Jenifer Smith and we are working on a Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) validation project using the MiSeq platform. In the future, I would like to continue work on other projects involving NGS, but with a medical research focus. Running on two hours of sleep, we set out for the airport to find a new flight after ours had been

SEA Days: All Shook Up!

October 17, 2014 – 1:46 pm | Edit Post
by Rasheed I. Al Kotob, Volunteer Programs Assistant Every 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 [...]

NoB Hackathon

October 17, 2014 – 12:00 pm | Edit Post
The Network of Biothings is aiming to alleviate the problem of too much information using a number of different approaches such as: Crowdsourcing Natural Language Processing Citizen science Microtask markets Professional biocuration Scientific publishing Open Innovation Challenges With resources already … Continue reading →

Lithium: Wonder Drug? Part II

October 16, 2014 – 5:38 pm | Edit Post
Note from the author: This post is dedicated to my biology nerds out there.  If you follow my Gene-of-the-Week posts (and you should because they’re the weirdest), you know that I often get lost in the cellular and molecular details of life, and it’s totally overwhelming.  I wrote this post specifically to discuss the mechanisms […]