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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

Edico starts selling high-powered genome processor

October 22, 2014 – 3:00 pm | Edit Post

A super-fast genome processer is now on sale by San Diego’s Edico Genome.

J&J, GSK, Tekmira, And Others Take Next Steps To Fight Ebola

October 22, 2014 – 2:39 pm | Edit Post

There’s been distressing Ebola-related news in recent days. The deadly virus continues to spread in West Africa, with more than 4,500 fatalities now reported, and efforts to halt its spread in…
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Study on coffee, weight loss retracted

October 22, 2014 – 1:03 pm | Edit Post

Company selling green coffee bean extract pays $3.5 million fine for touting study.

Neothetics Files $63M IPO to Advance Drug That Melts “Love Handles”

October 22, 2014 – 12:30 pm | Edit Post

A biotech company developing an injectable drug to shrink the excess fat that forms “love handles” says it plans to raise more than $63 million through an IPO. San Diego-based Neothetics, previously…
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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

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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Manufacturing Technician (Rancho Bernardo)

October 22, 2014 – 3:36 pm | Edit Post

We have an immediate need for a Manufacturing Technician to work at a global leader in the development, manufacture, and marketing of molecular diagnostic products that are used primarily to diagnose human disease, screen donated human blood, and ens [...]

Sales Support Coordinator (La Jolla/UTC)

October 22, 2014 – 3:26 pm | Edit Post

Reporting to the Director of Membership, the Sales Support Coordinator will engage prospective clients via telephone and email to qualify their interest and fit for our organization and pass qualified prospects to the sales team. In addition, this pe [...]

Manufacturing Technician I – Bottling – BioLegend, Inc. – San Diego, CA

October 22, 2014 – 2:34 pm | Edit Post

Other duties include fill/cap/label finished products, data entry and completing batch records and sending samples to different QC groups….
From BioLegend, Inc. – 22 Oct 2014 21:34:55 GMT
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

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

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 [...]