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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

Physician-Scientist Shares his Journey to Help Those with Autoimmune Diseases

November 24, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post

Professor Hugh Rosen spoke to donors about his experiences with drug discovery at a recent lecture hosted by TSRI’s Office of Philanthropy.

Researchers Discover New Type of Neuron that Plays Key Role in Nicotine Addiction

November 24, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post

“If we can find a way to target those neurons in humans, maybe we can reduce the ‘high’ produced by the drug and reduce the withdrawal symptoms,” says Assistant Professor Olivier George.

Team Reveals Weak Spots in Ebola’s Defenses

November 24, 2014 – 7:00 am | Edit Post

The new study from the Ward and Saphire labs exposes how experimental drug ZMapp attacks the virus and suggests strategies to improve future therapies.

Nicotine addiction linked to neuron

November 22, 2014 – 2:25 pm | Edit Post

A newly discovered kind of neuron unites the buzz of nicotine and withdrawal pangs.


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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Sr. Administrative Assistant – Decton Group of companies – San Diego, CA

November 24, 2014 – 6:08 am | Edit Post

Our client, a well-established biotechnology company located in Carlsbad, CA has a long-term, temporary, 5-month opportunity for an experienced Executive…
From CareerBuilder – 24 Nov 2014 13:08:03 GMT
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Director of Business Systems

November 24, 2014 – 1:53 am | Edit Post

CA-San Diego, RESPONSIBILITIES: Great fulltime opportunity out of San Diego, CA as a Director of Business Systems. The qualified candidate must have experience in a regulated healthcare environment as well as experience with leading a diverse team. We are looking for someone that can drive continuous improvement efforts to performance and functionality to support business objectives. Please take a look at your

VP – Head of Early Immuno Oncology Clinical Development and Translational Medicine – Pfizer – La Jolla, CA

November 24, 2014 – 1:04 am | Edit Post

Membership in Biotechnology Clinical Development Technical Review Committee (TRC) to ensure highest level of rigor and scientific integrity of clinical…
From CareersInPharmaceutical.com – 24 Nov 2014 08:04:55 GMT
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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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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

Be Thankful for the Little Things… — #GeneOTW with DICER1

November 24, 2014 – 8:23 am | Edit Post
Be Thankful for the Little Things… and the big things that make the little things work  I’ve said it before: […]

What can the world’s oldest people tell us about ageing?

November 24, 2014 – 1:33 am | Edit Post
Scientists recently sequenced the genomes of 17 of the oldest people alive in the USA to see if their genes could tell us the key to slowing ageing. The people studied were all supercentenarians – over 110. When the paper was published in November 2014, there were 74 supercentenarians known in the world. Sixteen of […]

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 [...]