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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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Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. And Announce Exclusive Global Collaboration

December 18, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO and CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), an oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, and Conkwest, Inc., a privately-held immuno-oncology company developing proprietary…

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.’s Mysimba (Naltrexone Hcl / Bupropion Hcl Prolonged Release) Receives Positive CHMP Opinion Recommending Approval For Weight Management In The European Union

December 18, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

LA JOLLA, Calif., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Orexigen Therapeutics (NASDAQ: OREX) announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products For Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending the granting of a centralized marketing authorization for Mysimba…

The Ebola Treatment You Know Nothing About

December 18, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology-derived products have attracted the greatest public and professional interest in treating victims of Ebola virus disease. But a privately-held, small company with a treatment for shock and multi-organ failure may be the dark horse victor in the race to stop the West African outbreak. LB1148 from San Diego-based Leading BioSciences is starting Phase 2 clinical trials…

Polaris Group Lead Therapeutic Candidate ADI-PEG 20 Receives Orphan Drug Designation In The United States And The European Union For The Treatment Of Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

December 18, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Polaris Group announced today that its lead product candidate ADI-PEG 20 (pegylated arginine deiminase) has received orphan drug designation for the treatment of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) in the United States and in the European…

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Associate Director of Public Relations – OncoSec Medical Inc. – San Diego, CA

December 20, 2014 – 7:31 pm | Edit Post

3-5 years of experience in social media, public relations, media strategy planning, biotech or investor relations….
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Associate Director of Public Relations – OncoSec Medical Inc. – San Diego, CA

December 20, 2014 – 7:31 pm | Edit Post

The ideal candidate will have a broad and deep knowledge of biotechnology industries, strong knowledge of contemporary integrated media relations, social media…
From Indeed – 21 Dec 2014 02:31:56 GMT
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Multiple Open Positions at Biotech Company (mira mesa)

December 20, 2014 – 6:55 pm | Edit Post

Multiple Positions Open in a Fast Growing Biotech Company
A fast growing biotech company involved in designing, development and production of diagnostic test kits has multiple positions available immediately. Candidates with training and experience [...]

Software Engineer 2 – Cameron Craig Group (San Diego, CA 92121)

December 20, 2014 – 2:59 am | Edit Post

Join one of biotech ‘s most successful companies to create world-class software with the best and brightest in the industry. You will work in an environment that is

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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

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” […]

Biolegend: BioLegend at ASCB/IFCB 2014

December 17, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post
Last week, like every year, BioLegend was present at the 2014 ASCB/IFCB Meeting (American Society for Cell Biology/International Federation for Cell Biology), which was held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Located at the edge of Chinatown, and just a few blocks away from the Old City Cultural District, the venue was large enough to accommodate the several thousand attendees and exhibitors present at the event. Pennsylvania Convention Center. Traditionally, a large number of the

Birch Aquarium: SEA Days: Understanding Ice

December 17, 2014 – 3:05 pm | Edit Post
by Rasheed I. Al Kotob, Volunteer Programs Assistant Each 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 science, [...]

Su Lab: BioGPS Featured Article – siRNA screen for genes that affect Junin virus entry uncovers voltage-gated calcium channels as a therapeutic target

December 17, 2014 – 8:00 am | Edit Post
BioGPS has become the valuable resource that it is because of the contributions from our wonderful user community. Thank you […]