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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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Why people with Down syndrome invariably develop Alzheimer’s disease

October 23, 2014 – 9:32 am | Edit Post

How beta-amyloid plaques are made in individuals with Down syndrome and Alzheimer’s pateints.

Aurora Spine Announces Expansion of U.S. Hospital Network Through Agreement With MedAssets

October 23, 2014 – 6:01 am | Edit Post

CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 23, 2014) – Aurora Spine Corporation (TSX VENTURE:ASG) announced it has entered into a national contract with MedAssets. MedAssets is one of the nation’s largest third-party providers of supply chain management and outsourced procurement capabilities. MedAssets manages, on behalf of its clients, more than $50 billion in supply expense per year through the MedAssets National Procurement Center.

Details For REVA Medical’s Special Meeting Of Stockholders

October 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — REVA Medical, Inc. (ASX:RVA) (“REVA” or the “Company”) will hold a Special Meeting of Stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) on Friday 31 October 2014 at 10:30 a.m. AEDT (which is 4:30 p.m. US PDT on Thursday, October 30, 2014). The meeting will be held at…

High-Fat Meals Could Be More Harmful To Males Than Females, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Reveals

October 23, 2014 – 5:00 am | Edit Post

High-Fat Meals Could Be More Harmful To Males Than Females, According To New Obesity ResearchLos Angeles – Oct. 16, 2014 Male and female brains are not equal when it comes to the biological response to a high-fat diet. Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and…

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Newest San Diego Biotech Jobs

Quality Control Chemist (Carlsbad)

October 23, 2014 – 11:41 am | Edit Post

Outstanding Carlsbad pharmaceutical company has an immediate need for a quality control chemist. The Chemist position is responsible for the operation of laboratory equipment and will perform tests independently once training has been completed. They [...]

Production Technician

October 23, 2014 – 11:22 am | Edit Post

Suneva Medical, Inc. is a privately held medical technology company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing novel, differentiated aesthetic products for the dermatology, plastic and cosmetic surgery markets.
The Production Technicia [...]

Analytical Chemist

October 23, 2014 – 10:37 am | Edit Post

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for San Diego’s Scientific community. We are currently looking for an Analytical Chemist to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company.
Analytical Chemist
An individual [...]

Sr. Analytical Chemist – BioPhase Solutions – San Diego, CA

October 23, 2014 – 10:35 am | Edit Post

Analytical Chemist to work for a leading San Diego biotechnology company. Bio….
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San Diego Biotech Blog Feed

Ageing and DNA damage

October 23, 2014 – 12:32 am | Edit Post
This post is part of a series on What Causes Ageing. DNA inside our cells is constantly being damaged by products of metabolism such as reactive oxygen species and environmental factors like UV light, radiation, and smoking. DNA damage changes the basic chemical structure of DNA. This happens between 10 000 and 1 000 000 times […]

BioGPS Featured Article – Correcting for Differential Transcript Coverage Reveals a Strong Relationship between Alternative Splicing and Organism Complexity

October 22, 2014 – 9:00 am | Edit Post
BioGPS has become the valuable resource that it is because of the contributions from our wonderful user community. Thank you […]

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 […]