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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

Paper Pak Industries Release: New, State-Of-The-Art Body Bag Minimizes The Spread Of Bacteria And Virus

October 22, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

LA VERNE, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Paper Pak Industries, a manufacturer of innovative emergency readiness products, has developed APLS Body Guard Bio, a disposable, highly absorbent body bag that minimizes the spread of bacteria and virus while protecting service providers and the deceased…

Regulus Therapeutics, Inc. Release: A Single Subcutaneous Dose Of 2mg/Kg Of RG-101, Regulus’ Wholly-Owned, GalNac-Conjugated anti-miR Targeting microRNA-122, Demonstrates 4.1 log10 Mean Viral Load Reduction As Monotherapy At Day 29 In Patients With Varied HCV Genotypes And Treatment History

October 22, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Regulus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:RGLS), a biopharmaceutical company leading the discovery and development of innovative medicines targeting microRNAs, today announced that it has demonstrated human proof-of-concept with a microRNA therapeutic from an ongoing clinical…

BioNano Genomics’s Irys System Adopted By Leading Genomics Centers For Comprehensive Detection Of Human Genome Structural Variation

October 22, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –BioNano Genomics, the genome mapping company, announced today the latest genomics research centers to purchase an

Biomarker Discovery Company, Antigen Discovery Inc., Awarded An NIH Phase I Small Business Innovation Research Grant To Develop A Pan-HIV Protein Microarray Chip

October 22, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

IRVINE, Calif., Oct 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Antigen Discovery Inc. (ADi), a privately held company in Irvine, California, announced the receipt of a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Phase I Small Business Innovation Researchaward (SBIR) fromthe National Institute of Dental…

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Manufacturing Technician I – Bottling (San Diego)

October 22, 2014 – 10:47 am | Edit Post

BioLegend develops world-class, cutting-edge antibodies and reagents for biomedical research, manufactured in our state-of-the-art facility in San Diego, CA. Our product areas include cell immunophenotyping, cytokines and chemokines, adhesion, cancer [...]

Quality Assurance Associate (San Diego, CA)

October 22, 2014 – 10:39 am | Edit Post

Quality Assurance Associate
Quality Assurance Associate is expected to have a complete understanding of FDA, OECD, and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), as well as basic laboratory quality assurance procedures.
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Clinical Trial Assistant (Mira Mesa)

October 22, 2014 – 9:52 am | Edit Post

We are a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of premium molecular diagnostic products and services that are used to diagnose human diseases, screen donated human blood and to aid in biomedical research. We are leader in the development, manu [...]

Principle Scientist, Glass Opportunity ~ Glidewell Laboratories

October 22, 2014 – 9:41 am | Edit Post

Glidewell Laboratories is the global leader in dental technology and an emerging medical device company. The company has pioneered many cutting edge dental materials in the areas of ceramics and polymers and currently holds the lead market position i [...]

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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 [...]