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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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Waiting Period Ends for Proposed CareFusion, Becton Deal

November 20, 2014 – 6:01 pm | Edit Post

Becton, Dickinson and Co. and CareFusion Corp. announced that the waiting period mandated under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 regarding Becton’s proposed acquisition of San Diego-based CareFusion expired on Nov. 19.

BioNano Raises $53M to Identify “Structural Variations” in Genome

November 20, 2014 – 5:44 pm | Edit Post

San Diego-based BioNano Genomics, which has taken a fundamentally different approach to analyzing the genome, says today it has closed on $53 million in Series C financing to expand its…

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Tandem Diabetes Care Announces Partnership With To Further Expand Access To Diabetes Device Data

November 20, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNDM), a medical device company and manufacturer of the t:slim Insulin Pump, today announced a partnership with Tidepool, a non-profit dedicated to improving diabetes therapy management by offering an open…

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. Announces Allowance Of New U.S. Patent For Contrave (Naltrexone Hcl / Bupropion Hcl Extended Release)

November 20, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) today announced that the Company has received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) for U.S. Patent Application No. 11/757,773, which covers use of Orexigen’s sustained release formulation of naltrexone…


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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

QC Associate III – Flow Cytometry (San Diego)

November 21, 2014 – 12:34 pm | 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 [...]

Manufacturing Associate I-Purification Group (San Diego)

November 21, 2014 – 12:31 pm | 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 [...]

Chief Business Officer – ISIS Pharmaceuticals – Carlsbad, CA

November 21, 2014 – 11:39 am | Edit Post

Provide leadership and guidance in the development and implementation of ongoing strategic initiatives. Oversee media efforts, briefing materials etc….
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Engineer / PE / Pharmaceutical / Biotechnology / Architect / RA

November 20, 2014 – 10:00 pm | Edit Post

Details: There are excellent opportunities available for engineers and architects with design and project management experience involving pharmaceutical, biotechnology, clean rooms, R&D laboratories, microelectronics, data centers, life science or food and beverage facilities. Locations include Raleigh, Gaithersburg , Philadelphia , Boston, Grand Rapids, St. Louis , Denver, San Diego , Los Angeles and San Jose. Engineer or Architect must be either a Registered Professional Engineer (PE) or Registered Architect (RA). Engineering opportunities include mechanical, HVAC, electrical, power distribution, instrumentation, controls, chemical process, fermentation and purification. Call me , John Rice, 417-852-7239 , day or night CT, except Sundays. I’d enjoy visiting with you. Apply now! Your inquiry will be treated confidentially. If I place you with the client, you’lll receive $300 from Rice Consultants after successfully completing 3 months’ employment. I retired after an HR career with a large engineering firm, moved to SW Missouri and started an engineering recruitment practice. I enjoy matching good engineers and architects with good employers. Our website is Rice Consultants.


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Upcoming BaseSpace Developer Conference in San Francisco

November 20, 2014 – 3:49 pm | Edit Post
We want to invite all of you to the BaseSpace Developer Conference in San Francisco!  We’ve been active with many BaseSpace Developer Conferences throughout the world this year, including Heidelberg, Singapore, Bangalore, and our most recent visit to the University of Tokyo in Japan. First of all, we would like to thank all of our developers and speakers, you all made this possible.  We hope it was a great learning experience and look forward to the apps we can bring to BaseSpace

TEDx talk on Citizen Science for Biology

November 20, 2014 – 8:53 am | Edit Post
Earlier this year, Syd Peterson invited me to give a talk at TEDxClaremontColleges. When Syd told me that the theme […]

DNA: Jack of All Trades and Master of All

November 19, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post
Many will say DNA is just a chemical compound and nothing more, and that it needs a cellular setup around it for it to be active. At the cellular level, DNA is capable of sensing the environment as seen by variations in gene expression. However, this occurs in the context of a cellular structure which represents a complex system composed of membrane receptors, signaling molecules, transcription factors, etc., and these work in tandem in influencing the DNA. However there are many lesser known

BioGPS Featured Article – Evolutionary Interrogation of Human Biology in Well-Annotated Genomic Framework of Rhesus Macaque

November 19, 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 […]