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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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First Surgical Implant of ZIP ULTRA(TM) MIS Interspinous Device Performed in Israel

October 31, 2014 – 6:01 am | Edit Post

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2014) – Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) announced today the first surgical implant of the company’s ZIP ULTRAT Minimally Invasive interspinous device in Israel. Multiple surgeries have now been performed at the Herzliya Medical Center by Prof. Reuven Gepstein.

First Surgical Implant of ZIP ULTRA(TM) MIS Interspinous Device Performed in Israel

October 31, 2014 – 6:01 am | Edit Post

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2014) – Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) announced today the first surgical implant of the company’s ZIP ULTRAT Minimally Invasive interspinous device in Israel. Multiple surgeries have now been performed at the Herzliya Medical Center by Prof. Reuven Gepstein.

First Surgical Implant of ZIP ULTRA(TM) MIS Interspinous Device Performed in Israel

October 31, 2014 – 6:01 am | Edit Post

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2014) – Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) announced today the first surgical implant of the company’s ZIP ULTRAT Minimally Invasive interspinous device in Israel. Multiple surgeries have now been performed at the Herzliya Medical Center by Prof. Reuven Gepstein.

First Surgical Implant of ZIP ULTRA(TM) MIS Interspinous Device Performed in Israel

October 31, 2014 – 6:01 am | Edit Post

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2014) – Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) announced today the first surgical implant of the company’s ZIP ULTRAT Minimally Invasive interspinous device in Israel. Multiple surgeries have now been performed at the Herzliya Medical Center by Prof. Reuven Gepstein.


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Research Scientist I – Cystic Fibrosis Biology – Vertex – San Diego, CA

October 31, 2014 – 10:07 am | Edit Post

(or equivalent degree) in Cell Biology, Pharmacology, Physiology or a related field with 1-3 years drug discovery experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical/…
From DeviceSpace.com – 31 Oct 2014 17:07:47 GMT
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Lab Assistant: Microbiology (Rancho Bernardo 4S)

October 31, 2014 – 8:47 am | Edit Post

Growing biotech laboratory in Rancho Bernardo is seeking a part-time Laboratory Assistant to help us in various microbiology testing support functions. Duties will include testing of samples according to well documented methods, sterile growth media [...]

Director, Translational Oncology – Pfizer Inc – La Jolla, CA

October 31, 2014 – 6:20 am | Edit Post

Pfizers Biotechnology Clinical Development group is seeking an experienced scientist or physician scientist to lead its Translational Oncology efforts….
From Pfizer Inc – 31 Oct 2014 13:20:54 GMT
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Research Scientist (Carlsbad, CA)

October 31, 2014 – 5:51 am | Edit Post

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
As Principal Investigator and in collaboration with others, initiate, design, develop, execute and implement scientific research projects that are critical to company strategies and image.
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MyGene.info moved to GRCh38/hg38 for human genes with hg19 still supported

October 30, 2014 – 10:21 am | Edit Post
GRCh38 (or hg38) is the latest human genome assembly, which was released almost a year ago. MyGene.info is now moved to support GRCh38 by default for human genes, but the data (including queries) based on previous assembly version (GRCh37/hg19) are still supported. Here are some details about this change:

Analyze your zombie walk

October 30, 2014 – 9:41 am | Edit Post
Imagine a zombie costume.   You probably see – pale, bloody makeup, ripped clothes, dead-eyed stare. All of that preparation, however, would not be convincing if the zombie were to just move around normally. In fact “Walking Dead” special effects artist/director Greg Nicotero teaches a school on how to lumber around like a zombie for […]

Plight of the Post-Doc

October 29, 2014 – 5:00 pm | Edit Post
“The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” - Dr. Seuss It is quite common, and expected, that after receiving a PhD, graduate students will move onto a post-doctoral training position. But the situation for post-docs has changed over the years due to an ever-increasing number of PhD graduates, leaving a huge ocean of post-docs looking for a few deserted islands where the faculty positions are. What then, is the realistic future for the majority of post-docs? For de

The Dark Art of Computer Learning

October 29, 2014 – 8:44 am | Edit Post
It is a well-established fact that computers will one day rise up to kill us all. But what is rapidly becoming clear is that they first intend to humiliate us before their xenocidal rampage. A recent report found that roughly half of current U.S. jobs currently filled by humans are likely to be taken by […]