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SMRT Grant Winners: Three Scientists Selected to Use HiFi Sequencing to Tackle Genomic Challenges

SMRT Grant Winners: Three Scientists Selected to Use HiFi Sequencing to Tackle Genomic Challenges

6 monthes ago   |   Pacific Biosciences

PacBio highly accurate long reads, known as HiFi reads , offer all the benefits of long-read sequencing with accuracy comparable to short-read sequencing. To celebrate this new...
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FDA Flags Risk of Infection, Kidney Damage for Sarepta Duchenne Drugs

FDA Flags Risk of Infection, Kidney Damage for Sarepta Duchenne Drugs

8 monthes ago   |   Xconomy

Safety concerns stymied Sarepta Therapeutics' attempt to win FDA approval last August for golodirsen , its second Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug. But an appeal of the...
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Ellis Island Tea, Healthy Roots Among QL Detroit Demo Day Winners

Ellis Island Tea, Healthy Roots Among QL Detroit Demo Day Winners

One year ago   |   Xconomy

Quicken Loans Detroit Demo Day , held Friday evening at the Fillmore downtown, was quite a production. The event involved a number of entrepreneurs pitching their companies...
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Apptio Continues Acquisition Spree With Deal to Buy Cloudability

Apptio Continues Acquisition Spree With Deal to Buy Cloudability

One year ago   |   Xconomy

Apptio , a Bellevue, WA-based company that helps corporate technology leaders manage their IT spending, announced Thursday it has agreed to acquire Cloudability , a Portland...
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4 San Diego Startups Ring in New Year With New Venture Dollars

4 San Diego Startups Ring in New Year With New Venture Dollars

One year ago   |   Xconomy   |   2 articles

Heads of some local tech startups-or at least their lawyers-stayed busy over the winter holiday. Four reported raising $10 million or more within days of the New Year...
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Roundup: OptimizeRx, Parabricks, URC, Startup Detroit, ACM and More

Roundup: OptimizeRx, Parabricks, URC, Startup Detroit, ACM and More

One year ago   |   Xconomy

The weather is finally starting to cool-I'm a fan of fall -but Michigan's tech startups and entrepreneurs are still red-hot: they're raising money, buying competitors and...
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2019 Newly Elected Members of the EMB Administrative Committee

2019 Newly Elected Members of the EMB Administrative Committee

One year ago   |   EMBS

Congratulations to the 2019 Newly Elected Members of the EMB Administrative Committee. North America Representative Ellis Meng University of Southern California Europe...
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Roundup, Part Two: Venture Fellows, IoT Pitch Contest, Clinc, More

Roundup, Part Two: Venture Fellows, IoT Pitch Contest, Clinc, More

2 years ago   |   Xconomy

On Tuesday, we published a roundup of innovation briefs from across the state. The year has gotten off to such a busy start that we're back with part two. Without further ado...
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Small Creature, Massive Genome: Axolotl Offers Insights Into Regeneration

Small Creature, Massive Genome: Axolotl Offers Insights Into Regeneration

2 years ago   |   Pacific Biosciences   |   2 articles

The Mexican salamander, or the axolotl, may have tiny feet, but the feat of decoding its genetic footprint was huge-32 billion base pairs huge, making it ten times bigger than...
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Zavante Therapeutics To Present ZOLYD Data From Pivotal ZEUS Study At ID Week 2017

3 years ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology   |   2 articles

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Zavante Therapeutics, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel therapies to improve the outcomes of hospitalized...
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World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Galecto Picks Up $64M as Plans for Fibrosis Clinical Trials Move Forward

Galecto Picks Up $64M as Plans for Fibrosis Clinical Trials Move Forward

Had things turned out differently, scientists at Galecto might be watching their idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis drug candidate develop in the hands of a big pharmaceutical... Read more ...

Gel May Decrease Medical Device Blood Clotting, Infection Risk

Gel May Decrease Medical Device Blood Clotting, Infection Risk

As long as there have been medical devices ― mechanisms ranging from stents and tubing to catheters and implants ― patients have faced the risk of infections and blood... Read more ...

Material Scientists Learn How to Make Liquid Crystal Shape-shift

Material Scientists Learn How to Make Liquid Crystal Shape-shift

By controlling the printing temperature of liquid crystal elastomer, researchers have shown that they can vary the degree of stiffness and actuation in structures made from... Read more ...

Bio Roundup: Grail Acquisition, Libra's Launch, Tau Trial Results & More

Bio Roundup: Grail Acquisition, Libra's Launch, Tau Trial Results & More

In biotech, you can go home again. Four years ago, Illumina spun out cancer diagnostics startup Grail. This week, the gene sequencing giant announced it is acquiring Grail in... Read more ...

Combined Therapeutics Wins $250,000 MilliporeSigma Advance Biotech Grant

Combined Therapeutics Wins $250,000 MilliporeSigma Advance Biotech Grant

MilliporeSigma has awarded MIT spin-out Combined Therapeutics a check for $250,000 as the winner of its 2020 Advance Biotech Grant. Combined Therapeutics is an early stage... Read more ...

Machine Learning Takes on Synthetic Biology: Algorithms Can Bioengineer...

Machine Learning Takes on Synthetic Biology: Algorithms Can Bioengineer Cells for You

Tijana Radivojevic and Hector Garcia Martin working on mechanical and statistical modeling, data visualizations, and metabolic maps at the Agile BioFoundry last year. If... Read more ...

And the 2020 National Xconomy Awards Winners Are

And the 2020 National Xconomy Awards Winners Are

Congratulations to all the finalists and winners! This year we received over 600 nominations across 10 award categories. Each nomination was carefully reviewed and ranked by... Read more ...

Talking Alone: Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence Tools to Predict...

Talking Alone: Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence Tools to Predict Loneliness

A team led by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine has used artificial intelligence technologies to analyze natural language patterns to discern... Read more ...

Imagion Biosystems, Inc.: Scientist / Senior Scientist

Imagion Biosystems, Inc.: Imagion Biosystems is looking for a motivated and experienced scientist to join our growing research and development team. San Diego, California ... Read more ...

A survey of the recent architectures of deep convolutional neural networks

Abstract Deep Convolutional Neural Network is a special type of Neural Networks, which has shown exemplary performance on several competitions related to Computer Vision and... Read more ...