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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

MediciNova, Inc. Announces FDA Granted Orphan Drug Designation To MN-001 (Tipelukast) For Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

October 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company traded on the NASDAQ Global Market (Nasdaq:MNOV) and the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Code Number:4875), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted orphan…

Details For REVA Medical’s Special Meeting Of Stockholders

October 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — REVA Medical, Inc. (ASX:RVA) (“REVA” or the “Company”) will hold a Special Meeting of Stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) on Friday 31 October 2014 at 10:30 a.m. AEDT (which is 4:30 p.m. US PDT on Thursday, October 30, 2014). The meeting will be held at…

High-Fat Meals Could Be More Harmful To Males Than Females, According To New Obesity Research, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Reveals

October 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

High-Fat Meals Could Be More Harmful To Males Than Females, According To New Obesity ResearchLos Angeles – Oct. 16, 2014 Male and female brains are not equal when it comes to the biological response to a high-fat diet. Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and…

TearLab Corporation To Release Q3 2014 Financial Results On November 5, 2014

October 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TearLab Corporation (Nasdaq:TEAR) (TSX:TLB) (“TearLab” or the “Company”) expects to announce its Q3 2014 financial results after market closes on Wednesday November 5, 2014. TearLab is pleased to invite all willing participants in a conference call during…

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Sales Operations Manager – Millennium Health – San Diego, CA

October 22, 2014 – 11:13 pm | Edit Post

A minimum 5 years of experience in the life science and or biotechnology fields. Millennium Health, based in San Diego, is a leading health solutions company…
From Millennium Health – 23 Oct 2014 06:13:18 GMT
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Research Scientist I- HTS Automation – Vertex Pharmaceuticals – San Diego, CA

October 22, 2014 – 8:06 pm | Edit Post

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that aims to discover, develop and commercialize innovative medicines so people with serious diseases can lead better…
From Vertex Pharmaceuticals – 23 Oct 2014 03:06:20 GMT
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Accounts Receivable Clerk at Accountemps (San Diego, CA)

October 22, 2014 – 5:12 pm | Edit Post

A local high profile biotech company is seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist for a one to two month project. The Accounts Receivable Specialist will be covering billing, collections and ad hoc projects, with preferred contract billing…

Director, Regulatory Affairs – Klein Hersh International – San Diego, CA

October 22, 2014 – 4:21 pm | Edit Post

10 years of industry knowledge experience(pharma, biotech, CRO). 5 years of regulatory experience. This seasoned RA professional will oversee the development…
From Klein Hersh International – 22 Oct 2014 23:21:25 GMT
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

BioGPS Featured Article – Correcting for Differential Transcript Coverage Reveals a Strong Relationship between Alternative Splicing and Organism Complexity

October 22, 2014 – 9:00 am | Edit Post
BioGPS has become the valuable resource that it is because of the contributions from our wonderful user community. Thank you […]

How To Be A Superhero — #GeneOTW with Myostatin

October 20, 2014 – 7:17 am | Edit Post
The Hulk had gamma radiation, Peter Parker had a radioactive spider, and the Spartans had the official 300 Workout (and […]

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