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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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Rethinking Venture Philanthropy After the Kalydeco Windfall

December 22, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

The Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Foundation’s big win in venture philanthropy can fuel constructive competition among companies developing innovative CF drugs, benefiting both patients and the healthcare…
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Scientists Open New Frontier of Vast Chemical ‘Space’

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

As proof-of-principle, a team from the Baran lab makes dozens of new chemical entities. The new method—which is extraordinarily robust—can be used to make pharmaceuticals, fabrics, dyes, plastics and other previously inaccessible materials.

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.

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Scientist – BioPhase Solutions – San Diego, CA

December 22, 2014 – 4:42 pm | Edit Post

We are currently looking for a Scientist to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company. Bio….
From BioPhase Solutions – 22 Dec 2014 23:42:00 GMT
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VP – Head of Early Immuno Oncology Clinical Development and – Pfizer Inc – La Jolla, CA

December 22, 2014 – 4:07 pm | Edit Post

Membership in Biotechnology Clinical Development Technical Review Committee (TRC) to ensure highest level of rigor and scientific integrity of clinical…
From Pfizer Inc – 22 Dec 2014 23:07:21 GMT
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IT Security Architect Lead – Human Longevity, Inc. – La Jolla, CA

December 22, 2014 – 1:05 pm | Edit Post

Hands-on experience working in a highly regulated industries such as Biotechnology, Medical Device, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical or Defense, Financial Services….
From Human Longevity, Inc. – 22 Dec 2014 20:05:38 GMT
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Senior Scientist, Flow Cytometry Core Manager – Pfizer Inc – La Jolla, CA

December 22, 2014 – 12:26 pm | Edit Post

This position will require the successful applicant to train and oversee other cytometer operators, monitor instrument operation and performance, provide…
From Pfizer Inc – 22 Dec 2014 19:26:50 GMT
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Trilink: Thank You & Happy Holidays!

December 22, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post
I’d like to thank all of the loyal readers of my blog. Writing these posts brings me much joy and I’m honored that so many of you enjoy reading them. I hope all of you have a chance to spend … Continue reading → The post Thank You & Happy Holidays! appeared first on Zone in With Zon.

Leah Can Science: Can biological computers become a reality?

December 22, 2014 – 1:19 am | Edit Post
This post is the first in a series exploring whether it is possible to replace our current computers with biological computers. Of course, you could argue that every living creature is a biological computer. My question is whether we can take the tools our bodies use to store, transmit and decode information and produce more […]

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” […]