UCSD Spinout Antiva Biosciences Gets $22M

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Hostetler is Professor of Medicine Emeritus, UCSD School of Medicine , along with serving as Director, San Diego VA Medical Center Endocrinology Clinic, and Associate Member, Rebecca and John Moores Cancer Center, UCSD. antiva biosciences venture capital biotech biopharma cancer human papilloma virus lifescience ucsdAntiva Biosciences , a U.C.

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UCSD Gets $100M For Business School

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Rady had been behind the establishment of UCSD''s business school in 2004. ucsd university california diego rady ernest donation business school educataion The University of California San Diego said today that it has received a commitment for a $100M donation, to benefit its business school, the Rady School of Management , from the Ernst Rady and the Rady Family Foundation. Rady is a billionaire who made his fortune in auto finance.

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ViaSat, UCSD Team On Live Sports Streaming

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Carlsbad-based satellite broadband provider ViaSat and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) said this morning they are in a new partnership, which will stream high quality sport via ViaSat's Exede satellite network. ViaSat said that its equipment will be operated by UCSD staff and students, with support provided by ViaSat. The first game being stramed over ViaSat's network is tonight, when UCSD's Women's Basketballays Cal State Monterey Bay.

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UCSD Plans Battery Energy Storage System

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According to UCSD, it will install a 2.5 The new battery storage system is part of UCSD''s sustainability efforts. ucsd cleantech energy utility battery storage system solar wind school The University of California, San Diego is planning to install a big, battery-based energy storage system on campus, to capture wind and solar power to use on the campus, the school said this morning.

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Caltech, UCLA, UCSD Rank Highly On Tech Transfer Ranking

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The California Insitute of Technology (Caltech), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the University of San Diego (UCSD) have all ranked very highly on a new ranking of universities for their technology transfer efforts, issued by The Milken Insitute , the Santa Monica-based thinktank. technology transfer ranking caltech ucla ucsd education school basic research

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Vision Assistance Startup Aira Inking Deals With UCSD, Retail Stores

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National blog main San Diego San Diego blog main San Diego top stories Texas blog main Aira AT&T EvoNexus innovation startups Suman Kanuganti UCSD UCSD Rady School of Management Wegmans xperienceStudents and shoppers will soon be using technology developed by Aira, a San Diego startup that links vision-impaired people with “visual interpreters” via smartphone and smart glasses, to help them navigate their environments.

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Tortuga Logic, Co-Founded By UCSD, UCSB Profs, Raises $2M For Hardware Security

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UCSD Ties With Agilent On Photonics Testing

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Agilent Technologies and the University of California, San Diego said Monday afternoon that the two have created a new, chip-scale micro- and nanophotonic-systems testing facility at UCSD. According to Agilent and UCSD, the new facility is housed at UCSD's California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), and will support testing and characterization of micro- and nano-scale ultra-high-speed optical components and subsystems.

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Biotech Startup Licenses Technology From UCSD, Raises $18M

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solstice biologis therapeutics therapy mmbrane rnai microrna lifescience venture capital ucsdA new, biotech startup focused on delivery of nucleic acid therapeutics, Solstice Biologics , said last week that it has licensed technology developed at UC San Diego, and received $18M in a Series A funding. Solstice, which is based in San Francisco, said the technology was licensed from the University of California, San Diego, and is based on research from Professor Steven Dowdy , Ph.D.,

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Life Technologies, UCSD Tie On Genomic Analysis Effort

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The two said the effort--funded by the Naitonal Instiutes of Health--will involve research team made up of both scientists from UCSD and Life Technologies. Tags: life technologies ucsd genomics biotech lifescience Carslbad-based Life Technologies , a developer of genomic analysis technology, and the University of California at San Diego 's Moores Cancer Center, said this morning that the two are collaborating on a research effort.

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With $75M Alumnus Gift, UCSD Opens Data Science Institute

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Amid intensifying global demand for workers who can extract insights from zettabytes of data, the University of California, San Diego held a dedication ceremony Friday for its new Halicio?lu lu Data Science Institute.

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HP Selects UCSB, UCSD, USC Profs For Funding

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UC San Diego Gets $1M From Arm Of Intellectual Ventures

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According to UCSD, the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur received $1M from the Invention Science Fund (ISF), the incubator arm of Intellectual Ventures, and San Diego's Legler Benbough Foundation, to accelerate new startup companies. startup incubator fund science invention ventures intellectual ucsd diego

UC San Diego Engineers' Glove Understands American Sign Language

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According to UCSD, the glove was built for less than $100, using stretchable, printable electronics. device gadget engineering ucsd language sign american diego

With $20M, UCSD Spinout Jecure To Press New Attack On NASH

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Liver disease is challenging for doctors because it can develop without symptoms, making diagnosis difficult without removing cells for examination.

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Todd Hylton Adds Neural Tech Expertise to UCSD Robotics Institute

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UC San Diego has named Todd Hylton, a veteran tech industry manager and expert in neural-based processing technology, as executive director of its new Contextual Robotics Institute. Hylton was previously the executive vice president of strategy and research at Brain Corp., a Qualcomm-backed startup founded in 2009 to develop computer systems and software based on algorithms that emulate the “spiking neuron” processes of the human brain. After joining Brain Corp.

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Comhear Collects $12M

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The company said its technology is based on research from the University of California San Diego (UCSD). comhear venture capital audio surround sound software ucsdSan Diego-based Comhear , a developer of immersive, 3D audio software, announced on Monday that it has raised $12M in a Series A funding.

GrollTex Gets Seed Funding

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GrollTex was founded by UCSD graduate student Aliaksandr (Alex) Zaretski (pictured), who won the UC San Diego Entrepreneurship Challenge with the technology. graphene materials angels coast tech transfer technology capital venture university diego ucsd grolltex

University of California Plans $250M Venture Capital Fund

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To Show Off SD Startups, Investors Hit the Road with New TV Show

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Big Data Meets Big Biology on April 26: Early Bird Rate Ends Soon

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Craig Venter Institute Life Sciences Nik Schork Software UCSD xconbig2018 xperienceXconomy will explore the confluence of “big biology” with “big data” at our half-day forum on April 26.

Aira.IO Finds Seed Funding To Assist The Blind Using Google Glass

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Hush Nears $200K In Crowdfunding Campaign

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hush crowdfunding smart earplugs wearable mobile earplug device ucsd San Diego-based Hush has nearly doubled its original, $100,000 goal on its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign , with over $196,000 in commitments--and growing--for its smart earplug project. Hush is developing smart earplugs which are controlled by a smartphone app, allowing users to specify which alarms can be heard through the earplugs. The company has doubled its fundraising in less than a week. READ MORE>>.

Xconomy Giveaway: 20 Tickets for Startups at Big Data Meets Big Bio

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Craig Venter Institute Life Sciences Nik Schork Polaris Partners Riley Ennis Software Startup UCSD xconbig2018 xperienceAt Xconomy we know how hard it is to be a startup founder. We’re always meeting bootstrapping entrepreneurs who take that lean startup model a little too literally.

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UC San Diego Spinout Gets $15M From Bill Gates

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echodyne metamaterials spinout ucsd duke venture capital radar bill gates materials A startup which is based on research conducted at the University of California, San Diego has scored $15M in a Series A funding. Echodyne Corp. which was co-founded by Tom Driscoll, a former University of California at San Diego researcher.

AddToAny Bought Back From Lockerz By Founder

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addtoany lockerz merger acquisition social sharing blogging ucsd diego student AddToAny , the developer of WordPress and Drupal social sharing plug-ins which got its start at UC San Diego, is back as an independent firm, according to the company''s founder, Pat Diven II. Diven said that he has acquired AddToAny back from Lockerz, which had acquired the company back in July of 2011. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced.

Epic Seeks to Join Alexa, Siri as Software You Can Chat With

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Epic Systems may soon add its name to the list of companies with virtual assistant software that people can give instructions to and get information from. But those who say, ‘Hey Epic’ to initiate a man-to-machine conversation won’t be your average consumers.

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Procrastinators’ Special! Save on Big Data Meets Big Biology 4/26

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Craig Venter Institute Life Sciences Nik Schork Polaris Partners Riley Ennis Software Startup UCSD xconbig2018 xperienceThe countdown clock is running for Big Data Meets Big Biology , and time is almost up to grab a seat for Xconomy’s half-day forum that will convene technology and life science innovators and influencers. Register today and save with our Procrastinator’s Special while it lasts.

Four Founders of Hot Startup With Links To Southern California

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TowerJazz Ties With DARPA Program

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ucsd photolithography darpa semiconductor towerjazzNewport Beach-based TowerJazz , the semiconductor foundry, said today that its subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor has inked a cost-sharing collaboration with DARPA. According to the firm, it is working with DARPA on advancing a roadmap for high frequency SiGe HBT (heterojunction bipolar transistor) devices.

Southern California needs to find its hub for it to develop its own tech ecosystem

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Meanwhile, UCSD in San Diego has a deep bench of biotechnology expertise stemming from its proximity to the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, the Salk Institute, and the Scripps Research Institute.

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Including UCI Chancellor Drake and UCSD Chancellor Fox, remarks from former Governor Gray Davis. Tuesday, December 7, 2010 -- Calit2 Birthday Celebration. See [link] (more

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Bio Roundup: RIP Roger Tsien, Novartis CAR-T Wheel, Zika News & More

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A man who helped shed light—fluorescent light—on biology died far too early, at the age of 64. Nobel Prize winner Roger Tsien, a UC San Diego chemist, passed away in Oregon this week. No cause of death has been announced. He helped turn a jellyfish protein into an invaluable lab tool that every researcher knows as “GFP”—green fluorescent protein, which is used to illuminate the inner workings of cells.

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Two Local Tech, Investment Executives Named In College Fraud Investigation

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Two people associated with Southern California's high tech investment and startup industry have been named as part of the far reaching investigation into a college admissions scandal , which named Hollywood actresses, CEOs, coaches at USC, UCLA, and UCSD, as well as many others.

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