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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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Aurora Spine to Present at Brean Capital Life Sciences Summit Conference

November 22, 2014 – 7:01 am | Edit Post

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 22, 2014) – Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) announced today that it will be presenting at the Brean Capital Life Sciences Summit Conference in New York, NY on November 24, 2014. Brean Capital’s Corporate Access product offering includes a number of industry-specific and regional “best idea” investment conferences to facilitate the interaction of company management and institutional investors throughout the year.

Ichor Wields Weapon in Biological Threat Fight

November 21, 2014 – 11:33 am | Edit Post

Ichor Medical Systems Inc., a San Diego-based biotech, recently was awarded funding potentially worth $20.2 million over five years from a national defense organization to develop a special kind of immunization to protect U.S. military members and the general population against biological threats.

Waiting Period Ends for Proposed CareFusion, Becton Deal

November 20, 2014 – 6:01 pm | Edit Post

Becton, Dickinson and Co. and CareFusion Corp. announced that the waiting period mandated under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 regarding Becton’s proposed acquisition of San Diego-based CareFusion expired on Nov. 19.

BioNano Raises $53M to Identify “Structural Variations” in Genome

November 20, 2014 – 5:44 pm | Edit Post

San Diego-based BioNano Genomics, which has taken a fundamentally different approach to analyzing the genome, says today it has closed on $53 million in Series C financing to expand its…

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Software Engineer – Brooks Automation, Inc. – Poway, CA

November 23, 2014 – 11:00 pm | Edit Post

With the largest installed base and support network for automated sample management systems, Brooks has more than 180 systems worldwide, including installations…
From StackOverflow Jobs – 24 Nov 2014 06:00:35 GMT
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Principal Scientist – Cell Biology – Pfizer Inc – San Diego, CA

November 22, 2014 – 8:49 pm | Edit Post

The individual will have a leadership role which would participate in strategic discussions, supports other scientists in executing the plan, coordinates…
From Pfizer Inc – 23 Nov 2014 03:49:12 GMT
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Clinical Study Manager – Cytori Therapeutics – San Diego, CA

November 22, 2014 – 6:32 am | Edit Post

At least 5 years experience in biotech, pharmaceutical, or CRO clinical operations required. Set up and maintain accurate study status and accountability logs…
From Indeed – 22 Nov 2014 13:32:59 GMT
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Engineer / PE / Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Architect / RA – Rice Consultants LLC – San Diego, CA

November 22, 2014 – 6:13 am | Edit Post

There are excellent opportunities available for engineers and architects with design and project management experience involving pharmaceutical, biotechnology,…
From CareerBuilder – 22 Nov 2014 13:13:34 GMT
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

Biotechnology as the Auto Shop of the 21st Century?

November 23, 2014 – 11:37 am | Edit Post
23 November 2014 A few weeks back I found out about the following: 1) My old high school is trying to raise funds for upgraded biotechnology labs 2) The La Jolla Community Foundation was to host a kickoff fundraiser for the event at LJHS 3) Craig Venter was going to speak at the fundraiser Simply […]

Meeting Our New Loggerhead Sea Turtle

November 21, 2014 – 4:28 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 [...]

Upcoming BaseSpace Developer Conference in San Francisco

November 20, 2014 – 3:49 pm | Edit Post
We want to invite all of you to the BaseSpace Developer Conference in San Francisco!  We’ve been active with many BaseSpace Developer Conferences throughout the world this year, including Heidelberg, Singapore, Bangalore, and our most recent visit to the University of Tokyo in Japan. First of all, we would like to thank all of our developers and speakers, you all made this possible.  We hope it was a great learning experience and look forward to the apps we can bring to BaseSpace

TEDx talk on Citizen Science for Biology

November 20, 2014 – 8:53 am | Edit Post
Earlier this year, Syd Peterson invited me to give a talk at TEDxClaremontColleges. When Syd told me that the theme […]