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5 Researchers Awarded $10 Million at UCSD & Vendor Show Next Week!!

Posted by BCI Staff on Fri, Feb 08, 2013

Five scientists from the University of California, San Diego and its School of Medicine have been awarded almost $12 million in new grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to conduct stem-cell based research. read more here These UCSD scientists received the new CIRM grants to conduct stem cell-based research.

On a separate but related note, the San Diego Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™  Event is being held in less than one week, on the UCSD Campus, on February 14. See Information below, or follow links as they are relevant to you.

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University of California, San Diego Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™

University of California, San Diego, February 14, 2013 Event

35th Semiannual


University of California, San Diego
Thursday, February 14, 2013

Welcome to the 2013 San Diego Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™ event, located in San Diego and situated on the UCSD Campus.

At the San Diego Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™, you can participate in a vibrant research and development marketplace. In FY 2011 UC San Diego received over $396 million in new NIH research grants.

Last year, the San Diego Biotechnology Vendor Showcase™ attracted 723 attendees. Of these attendees 224 were purchasing agents, professors, and post docs, and 77 were lab managers. These attendees came from 69 different research buildings and 76 departments around campus.



Recent Funding Stats for UCSD Include:


NIH 2011 Ranking: 7th (Direct plus indirect costs but excluding R & D contracts and ARRA awards) = $396,248,900

In 2011 UCSD surpassed its own record by raising over $1 billion in research funding

UC San Diego Health Sciences and the Clinical and Translational Research Institute, received an award of $37.2 million for Clinical and Translational Science work to improve and increase the speed of converting biomedical research into effective treatment.

UC San Diego is leading research into the genetics of Schizophrenia, which will be funded with a $10 million renewal grant from NIH.

The UC San Diego School of Medicine has 18 research institutes and centers, Including the Institute of Molecular Medicine, AIDS Research Institute, Clinical Investigation Institute, Glycobiology Research and Training Center, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, San Diego Branch.

UC San Diego science programs have been ranked among the best in the nation by the National Research Council, including biomedical engineering, neurosciences, pharmacology and physiology.

UC San Diego is the 3rd largest employer in the county (26,000 employees) and its faculty and alumni created 193 new startup companies, including many local biotech firms.

 Join us at the Upcoming University of California, San Diego, February 14, 2013 Event !

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