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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

Promise Put to the Test

October 20, 2014 – 10:43 am | Edit Post

UC San Diego Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center is pushing therapeutic stem cell-based science out of the laboratory and closer to real-world medical applications. The unprecedented trials involve potential therapies for spinal cord injuries, Type 1 diabetes and chronic lymphocytic leukemia.

San Diego’s Third-Quarter Venture Activity on Par, and Top 10 Deals

October 20, 2014 – 5:34 am | Edit Post

Venture capital funding for startups in the San Diego area ticked up slightly during the third quarter that ended Sept. 30, with $238.5 million invested in 27 deals, according to data from the…

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Personalis Introduces New Services For Cancer Research And Clinical Trials

October 20, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

Personalis, Inc., a leading genomics-based service provider, today announced it is launching an expanded portfolio of cancer research solutions based on its ACE (Accuracy and Content Enhanced) sequencing, informatics and content technology platform. Scientists from Personalis presented the new portfolio of cancer research solutions this weekend to attendees at the 2014 American Society of Human Genetics…

BioNano Genomics Announces One Human : One Chip : One Day

October 20, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –BioNano Genomics announced today achievement of a major milestone for the Irys system: the ability to collect human data at 30X depth, sufficient for a genome map, in 24 hours on a single chip…


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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Technical Writer – TalentBurst, Inc. – Carlsbad, CA

October 20, 2014 – 7:34 pm | Edit Post

Knowledgeable of biotech industry and competitors. Excellent attention to detail. 12 months (extendable)….
From TalentBurst, Inc. – 21 Oct 2014 02:34:06 GMT
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Technical Writer – The Norland Group – Carlsbad, CA

October 20, 2014 – 6:44 pm | Edit Post

Excellent attention to detail. Maker, Excel experience preferred Knowledgeable of biotech industry and competitors…. $33.83 an hour
From The Norland Group – 21 Oct 2014 01:44:32 GMT
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Analytical Chemist- QC/Analytical Development – Driven Staffing, Inc. – San Diego, CA

October 20, 2014 – 5:59 pm | Edit Post

We have an immediate opening for an Analytical Chemist for a long-term temp assignment with a great biotech company in San Diego….
From Driven Staffing, Inc. – 21 Oct 2014 03:11:27 GMT
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Sanger Sequencing Scientist (San Diego)

October 20, 2014 – 5:41 pm | Edit Post

Summary:
The Sanger Sequencing Technical Lead will primarily perform duties related to Sanger Sequencing in the clinical laboratory. The Lead will be responsible for designing sequencing primers and performing sample setup and capillary electrophore [...]


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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

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 [...]

NoB Hackathon

October 17, 2014 – 12:00 pm | Edit Post
The Network of Biothings is aiming to alleviate the problem of too much information using a number of different approaches such as: Crowdsourcing Natural Language Processing Citizen science Microtask markets Professional biocuration Scientific publishing Open Innovation Challenges With resources already … Continue reading →