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More viruses will jump from animals to people, San Diego Zoo says. Can we catch them?

7 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

San Diego Zoo Global researchers say it's time to regularly test wildlife with small, portable tools that could be deployed worldwide...
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Poseida Therapeutics Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

9 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

SAN DIEGO, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - Poseida Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to utilizing proprietary gene engineering platform...
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Sanford Burnham Prebys researchers awarded 2020 Padres Pedal the Cause grants

10 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

We are pleased to announce that Padres Pedal the Cause has awarded three collaborative research grants to Sanford Burnham Prebys, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health...
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Does Blood Plasma from COVID-19 Survivors Help Patients Infected with Novel Coronavirus?

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Biopharma companies pledge $1B to fund antibiotics R&D as field shrivels; Four biotechs hunt $797M+

15 hours ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

? As promised, a group of some 20 biopharma companies have pooled close to $1 billion to fund new research in antibiotics - a field that has been dying of late. Small margins...
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Obituary for Dr. Lonnie O'Neal Ingram

22 hours ago   |   SIMBHQ

Published in Gainesville Sun from Jul. 4 to Jul. 5, 2020. Dr. Lonnie O'Neal Ingram, who pioneered genetic engineering of bacteria for production of fuels and chemicals from...
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Salk scientists Margarita Behrens and Joseph Ecker to receive over $1.6 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to expand Human Cell Atlas

1 day ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology


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San Diego biotech snags $137M for precision attack on cancer

1 day ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

VelosBio's experimental drug works a bit like a Trojan Horse, slipping inside cancer cells before destroying them...
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China's crackdown in Hong Kong raises fears the great internet firewall could expand

1 day ago   |   Duke University

A new national security law could push U.S. tech companies out of Hong Kong, extending China's influence in the city.
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Zai Lab inks China deal with Turning Point with $25M upfront; Xencor, Atreca team up on bispecifics

1 day ago   |   San Diego Biotechnology

? Zai Lab is paying out a $25 million upfront for the rights to sell Turning Point Therapeutics' lead drug repotrectinib in Greater China. The San Diego-based biotech is also...
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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 ...

Foghorn Therapeutics Inks Chromatin-Targeting Cancer Deal with Merck

Foghorn Therapeutics Inks Chromatin-Targeting Cancer Deal with Merck

Foghorn Therapeutics could receive up to $425 million in the development deal with Merck, its first partnership with a major biopharma. One way that a cell regulates which... Read more ...

Sanofi Pays Kymera $150M to Kick Off Protein Degrader Partnership

Sanofi Pays Kymera $150M to Kick Off Protein Degrader Partnership

Kymera Therapeutics has signed a deal with French biopharma Sanofi to advance two potential treatments for immune-inflammatory diseases that leverage the Cambridge, MA-based... Read more ...

Data Migration: Being Prepared

Data Migration: Being Prepared

Our Professional Services Written by: Alan Pham, Business Development Associate In a world where our data is crucial to our everyday lives, implementing new platforms is... Read more ...

NFlection Looks to Erase NF1 Tumors With Drug That Only Goes Skin Deep

NFlection Looks to Erase NF1 Tumors With Drug That Only Goes Skin Deep

The first drug for neurofibromatosis type 1 is available to patients following the FDA's approval of the AstraZeneca treatment earlier this year. Biotech startup NFlection... Read more ...

VelosBio Tacks on $137M to Advance Its ROR1-Targeting Cancer Antibody Drugs

VelosBio Tacks on $137M to Advance Its ROR1-Targeting Cancer Antibody Drugs

Dave Johnson has known UC San Diego physician and cancer reseacher Thomas Kipps for nearly 20 years. Now Johnson, CEO of San Diego-based cancer drug developer VelosBio, has... Read more ...

Biogen Alzheimer's Drug in FDA's Court Following Completion of Filing

Biogen Alzheimer's Drug in FDA's Court Following Completion of Filing

By early September Biogen-plus the many scientists, patients, and investors following the saga of its controversial Alzheimer's drug aducanamab-should know whether the FDA... Read more ...

The 2020 National Xconomy Awards Expands, Goes Virtual & Reopens Nomination...

The 2020 National Xconomy Awards Expands, Goes Virtual & Reopens Nomination Period

The 2020 National Xconomy Awards - celebrating the best in biotech innovation and entrepreneurship - just got bigger! We're excited to announce the expansion of the 2020... Read more ...

Scientists Dive Deep Into Hidden World of Quantum States

Scientists Dive Deep Into Hidden World of Quantum States

Right: Animation of a Van Hove singularity shown approximately 1 nanometer below the surface of an oxide heterostructure made of atomically thin layers of strontium titanate... Read more ...

UFGI Publication round-up week 7/6/20

Manipulation of sensory characteristics and volatile compounds in strawberry fruit through the use of isolated wavelengths of light. Campbell SM, Sims CA, Bartoshuk LM... Read more ...

DNA Chisel, a versatile sequence optimizer

AbstractMotivationAccounting for biological and practical requirements in DNA sequence design often results in challenging optimization problems. Current software solutions are... Read more ...