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San Diego Biotechnology Network

San Diego Biotechnology Network

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  1. Innovative Technologies in BiotechnologySeptember 18 2014UCSD Extension Showcasesdbn.org/showcase

  2. San Diego Biotechnology Network • Founded in 2008 • Mary Canady: TSRI Postdoc turned biotech marketer • Events, website, social media… • Many other local groups and resources • Create your own future! sdbn.org

  3. 430+ Local Biotechs sdbn.org/directory

  4. Trends • San Diego excels in pre- and post-clinical trial space • Outsourcing discovery, development • Diagnostics • Research Tools • Manufacturing • 2014 Biocom talent report: employers seek interdisciplinary workers

  5. Genomatica • Founded 1998 by UCSD Bioengineering Grad • 51-200 Employees • Chemicals produced without petroleum using microorganisms • More cost effective, better for environment • Careers: Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Chemical Engineering

  6. Human Longevity • Founded 2013 by Craig Venter • 51-200 Employees • Extend human life using genomics • Careers: Bioinformatics, IT, microbiology

  7. Synthorx • Founded 2014 based on TSRI technology • ‘New letters’ added to DNA alphabet • Novel proteins, vaccines

  8. Illumina • Founded 1998 • 3,000 employees • #1 Genome sequencing technology in the world • Moving into clinical space • Careers: Bioinformatics, IT, Engineering, QA/QC, Marketing, Sales

  9. Get Involved & Learn • SDBN Calendar • Traditional & new types of orgs • sdbn.org/calendar • SDBN Jobs • 5+ New Jobs Daily, Email Updates • sdbn.org/jobs • SDBN News • Comprehensive Feed, Email Updates • sdbn.org/news