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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

Halozyme Therapeutics, Janssen Biotech Sign Agreement

December 17, 2014 – 4:18 pm | Edit Post

Halozyme Therapeutics Inc., a San Diego-based biopharmaceutical company, will receive $15 million as an initial payment from Pennsylvania-based Janssen Biotech Inc. as part of a collaboration and license agreement to develop and commercialize products combining Halozyme’s technology with Janssen’s compounds.

Volcano Corp soars on takeover news

December 17, 2014 – 12:04 pm | Edit Post

Royal Philips to pay $1 billion cash for San Diego medical instrument company.

Myriad Genetics loses gene patent appeal to Ambry

December 17, 2014 – 9:53 am | Edit Post

Competing breast and ovarian cancer tests using BRCA sequences can remain on market.

Halozyme allies with Janssen Biotech

December 17, 2014 – 8:56 am | Edit Post

Halozyme advances reach of drug delivery technology.

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Manufacturing Associate -Purification (Mira Mesa)

December 17, 2014 – 6:55 pm | Edit Post

Outstanding biotech company in Mira Mesa has an opening for a Manufacturing Associate I – Purification Group.
Position is responsible for performing all essential functions related to antibody purification. Candidate must be capable of following SOP [...]

CMC Technical Manager/CMC Operations (Thousand Oaks)

December 17, 2014 – 4:27 pm | Edit Post

Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. is a publicly held drug development company (NASDAQ Symbol ATRA) with a focus on innovative therapies for patients with severe and life-threatening conditions that have been underserved by scientific innov [...]

Clinical Analyst (LIMS) – Elevano – San Diego, CA

December 17, 2014 – 4:17 pm | Edit Post

Our Client is seeking a Clinical Analyst (LIMS) Requirements BS Degree Experience in LIMS or medical instrumentation data transfer interfaces Background in… $100,000 a year
From Dice – 17 Dec 2014 23:17:43 GMT
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Chemist (Chula Vista)

December 17, 2014 – 10:44 am | Edit Post

Looking for an experienced Chemist in the Nutraceutical field with working knowledge for HPLC (Agilent 1100), FTIR, micro testing, GMP procedures, QC, SOP’s

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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

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 […]

Su Lab: A Fifty Billion Dollar Problem — #GeneOTW with ACE

December 15, 2014 – 10:39 am | Edit Post
With 11.4 million prescriptions filled each month, it’s no wonder that the hypertension drug Diovan is one of the most […]

Leah Can Science: Molecules used to shrink flash memory

December 15, 2014 – 1:51 am | Edit Post
Thanks to Michael Oberlin for pointing out some technical errors I had in this article. They have now been corrected. Scientists have used molecules to shrink the size of flash memory drives. Flash memory is the technology behind the portable computer memory drives known as USB sticks or pen drives. Flash memory has no moving […]

Neuwrite SD: A (Not So) Brief History of Psychedelic Science

December 12, 2014 – 1:42 pm | Edit Post
Psychedelics* (i.e. chemicals that reliably produce altered states of consciousness characterized by sensory distortion and changes in cognition) have been subject to human ritualistic, therapeutic, and recreational use for millennia.  Their profound perceptual effects have the potential to elucidate countless mysteries of human neurobiology, illuminating the sensitivity of our conscious experience to stereotyped, chemically-induced changes. […]