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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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Patheon(R) to Present Multiple Scientific Findings at 2014 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition

October 21, 2014 – 6:00 am | Edit Post

DURHAM, NC–(Marketwired – October 21, 2014) – Patheon, the pharmaceutical services business owned by DPx Holdings B.V., will showcase key capabilities and expertise with more than 20 scientists presenting posters on behalf of Patheon and Banner Life Sciences at this year’s AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition from Sunday, Nov. 2 to Thursday, Nov. 6, in San Diego, Calif. The AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition hosts top scientists from CROs and CMOs in the world each year to update industry leaders on advances in the field of pharmaceutical science.

Breast Implant Maker, Sientra, Inc., Sets Terms For $75 Million IPO

October 21, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

Sientra, an early-stage producer of silicone gel breast implants, announced terms for its IPO on Monday. The Santa Barbara, CA-based company plans to raise $75 million by offering 5 million shares at a price range of $14 to $16. At the midpoint of the proposed range, Sientra would command a fully diluted market value of $230 million.BusinessSientra received FDA approval in 2012 for…

Ivantis, Inc. Announces HYDRUS II Glaucoma Study Met Primary Endpoint In A Randomized Controlled Trial At Two Years

October 21, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ivantis, Inc., developer of the novel Hydrus Microstent, an investigational device designed to lower eye pressure in patients with open angle glaucoma, today announced that the international HYDRUS II trial met its primary endpoint by a wide margin. Results of the randomized, controlled study showed that the Hydrus Microstent, a minimally invasive glaucoma surgery…

Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. Announces Initiation Of Phase 3 Study For VMAT2 Inhibitor NBI-98854

October 21, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX) announced today that it has initiated a Phase III clinical trial (Kinect 3 Study) of its proprietary Vesicular Monoamine Transporter 2 compound, NBI-98854. The design of the Kinect 3 Study is a randomized, parallel-group, double…

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Manufacturing Technician II – Organogenesis – La Jolla, CA

October 21, 2014 – 10:08 am | Edit Post

0-1 year with a Biotech Program certificate from an accredited college. Follows established company rules, regulations and safety precautions, and maintains…
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Formulations Technician (San Diego)

October 21, 2014 – 9:43 am | Edit Post

We are one of the largest Molecular Diagnostic companies in San Diego County and are looking for a formulations technician to join our team. We offer a comprehensive benefits package and 401 K plan. If you are interested in applying, please reply to [...]


October 21, 2014 – 9:41 am | Edit Post

Chemistry Intern Position: A part-time (15-25 hour) chemistry intern position is available to undergraduate students at Focus Synthesis LLC, a biotech company in Sorrento Valley (92121 zip code). Requirements: 1. Successful completion of an organic c [...]

Production Chemist (San Diego)

October 21, 2014 – 8:31 am | Edit Post

Looking for an opportunity to work as a Production Chemist for a great Medical Device company in San Diego?
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Production Chemist:
Strong GMP skills — To efficiently and compliantly f [...]

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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

What causes ageing?

October 20, 2014 – 12:36 am | Edit Post
Ageing is caused by a complex interplay between genes and environment. Both external environment, things like diet, exercise, stress and infection, and the environment of each cell, things like oxidative stress and epigenetic changes (changes in marks on DNA) affect how our cells, and therefore how our whole body ages. Ageing is an accumulation of […]

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 →