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2018

Nov 10, 2018 – BioSpace 
Biotech Hires Go Beyond Lab Scientists, Report Shows 

October 29 – San Diego Business Journal 
Special Report: Health 

October 28, 2018 – San Diego Business Journal 
Versatility Allows Helix to Tackle Variety of Jobs 

October 22, 2018 – San Diego Union-Tribune 
Doubling startup space for biotechs, BioLabs opens new coworking facility in UTC 

October 11, 2018 – San Diego Business Journal 
Scripps Research Adds Board of Overseers 

September 14, 2018 – STATNews 
Can LA be a new biotech hub? Kleiner Perkins veteran votes yes with a new venture fund 

July 30, 2018 – Los Angeles Business Journal 
Dina Lozofsky named to LA500-LA’s Most Influential People (Full list can be found here

July 5, 2018 – Los Angeles Business Journal 
L.A. County Appoints Leaders to Head New Agency to Promote Bioscience 

June 15, 2018 – San Diego Business Journal 
Most Admired CEO 2018 – Nonprofit Business: Joseph Panetta, President, CEO and Board Member, Biocom 

June 5, 2018 – Los Angeles Business Journal 
Report: Strong Life Sciences Industry in California Could Be Curtailed By High Housing Costs 

May 31, 2018 – Global Business Reports 
United States Biopharmaceuticals 2018 

May 22, 2018 – Voice of San Diego 
Our Businesses Depend on San Diego Building More Housing 

May 9, 2018 – San Diego Union Tribune 
San Diego’s Hybritech still influences local biotech, 40 years later 

April 30, 2018 – NBC 7 
Project Innovation: Biocom Institute’s STEM in Your Backyard 

April 27, 2018 – San Diego Business Journal 
In China, Biotechs Take Partnership Path 

Apr. 26, 2018 – Markets Insider 
Competency X Partners With Portfolium For Digital Badging Pathways 

April 11, 2018 – Los Angeles Business Journal 
L.A. Bioscience Gets $1 Billion in Federal Research Funds, Study Finds 

March 23, 2018 – Los Angeles Business Journal 
Bioscience Boosts Local Jobs 

March 7, 2018 – Pacific San Diego 
SPOTTED: 3.7.18 Think Drink Science Networking Event 

March 2, 2018 – 10News 
2018 San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering Expo 

February 28, 2018 – Times of San Diego 
Giant Free Science Festival Coming to Petco Park on Saturday 

February 21, 2018 – RAREDaily 
Improving Access to Genetic Testing 

February 19, 2018 – Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society 
RMAT vs. Breakthrough vs. Fast Track: Companies Seek Clarity on FDA Draft Guidance 

January 12, 2018 – Los Angeles Business Journal 
Biotech Seeks $5B More on Stem Cells 

January 2, 2018 – San Francisco Business Times 
Get a room: How to work around biotech’s big conference space crunch 

2017

December 4, 2017 – Investor’s Business Daily 
How Biotechs, Drugmakers Would Fare Under The Senate’s Tax Bill 

November 16, 2017 – U.S. Army 
New Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army invested – Pascoe 

November 16, 2017 – San Diego Union-Tribune 
Cox Charities awards $75K total in grants to nonprofits 

November 10, 2017 – San Diego Union-Tribune 
Why San Diego’s biotech industry and veterans can be good fit 

November 7, 2017 – Endpoints News 
The Department of Defense could undermine FDA, giving the green light for experimental products 

October 23, 2017 – Xconomy 
Back to the (Near) Future: Join Us for San Diego Life Sciences 2022 

September 28, 2017 – San Diego Business Journal 
MiraCosta to Meet Cos.’ Demand With Biomanufacturing Degree 

September 27, 2017 – Los Angeles Business Journal 
L.A. Biotech’s Summer Sizzle 

September 1, 2017 – United States Press Agency 
How Pharma and LifeSciences are Changing the World 

August 31, 2017 – Los Angeles Business Journal 
Biocom Announces New Advisory Board to Boost L.A. Biotech 

August 23, 2017 – Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation 
Biocom’s New Advisory Board for L.A. Includes LAEDC CEO Bill Allen 

August 10, 2017 – San Diego Union-Tribune 
The Scripps Research Institute ranked first worldwide in science 

July 22, 2017 – Daily Breeze 
Biotech explodes in LA County, tackling everything from sickle-cell anemia to spider-free silk 

July 8, 2017 – Times of San Diego 
The STEM Ecosystem: Complexity Made Easier By Collaboration 

July 8, 2017 – San Diego Union-Tribune 
USC’s expanding scientific ambitions include San Diego 

July 5, 2017 – Education Dive 
Bioscience entrepreneurs, investors connect at Cal State LA for First Look L.A. 2017 

June 26, 2017 – San Diego Union-Tribune 
Canadian biotech expanding to San Diego 

June 20, 2017 – BIO 
Monday Highlights: BIO 2017 

June 12, 2017 – USC News 
Eastern L.A. biotech park could create ‘explosion of employment’ 

June 9, 2017 – 10News 
Bringing Great Minds Together – Joe Panetta Featured as LEAD San Diego Visionary Award Honoree 

June 9, 2017 – LEAD San Diego’s Ron Kendrick Memorial Award for Regional Collaboration 
Joe Panetta Accepts Ron Kendrick Memorial Award 

May 30, 2017 – BioSpace 
Recruiting Veterans for Life Science Jobs is a Focus at BIO 

May 26, 2017 – Los Angeles Times 
Biomedical research would be hit by Trump’s proposed budget 

March 18, 2017 – Times of San Diego 
California Life Sciences Industry Blasts Trump’s Big Cuts in Medical Research 

March 16, 2017 – San Diego Business Journal 
San Diego Researchers Condemn Trump’s Proposed $5.8B NIH Funding Cut 

March 14, 2017 – NBC 7 
How Trump’s FDA Pick Will Impact San Diego’s Biotech Industry 

March 6, 2017 – Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry 
The City of Angels—and Life Sciences 

March 1, 2017 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Inspiring and Preparing San Diego’s Future Scientists 

February 19, 2017 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Biotech: Full Steam Ahead on Several Scientific Fronts 

February 9, 2017 – NBC 7 
The Trump Administration’s Impact on San Diego’s Biotech Community 

January 26, 2017 – San Diego Business Journal 
Evolving the Life Force: Biocom Expansion to L.A. Will Boost Ecosystem, Improve Access to Capital 

January 25, 2017 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Britain Deepens Trade Relations with San Diego, US 

January 19, 2017 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
The Year’s Biotech Outlook, From Three Industry Leaders 

January 16, 2017 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Local Biotech Turning to Japan for Partnerships 

January 2, 2017 – Xconomy 
Watching for NIH Innovation in 2017—and Drug Pricing, Trade Deals 

2016

November 29, 2016 – The Sacramento Bee 
How Can U.S. Better Respond to Infectious Disease? 

November 21, 2016 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Biocom Dinner Celebrates Hero, Pioneer 

September 28, 2016 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Measure C Will Elevate Area as a Sports, Business and Tourism Destination 

September 26, 2016 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Biocom Life Science Catalyst Winners Named 

September 18, 2016 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Genomics Event Moves to San Diego 

August 4, 2016 – San Diego Business Journal 
BioLabs is Additional Plus for Local Biotech Science 

August 2016 – Front Line Genomics Magazine 
Spotlight on San Diego: The Genomics Capital of the World 

July 25, 2016 – BioSpace 
Job Seekers Take Note: Challenges Faced By Life Science Employers 

July 15, 2016 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
UCSD Will Open Life Sciences Incubator in Tokyo 

July 13, 2016 – socalTECH 
Jumpstarting the Conversation: LA Must Harness Its Life Science Potential 

June 30, 2016 – BioSpace 
Top 14 Life Science Jobs in California 

June 20, 2016 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Illumina’s Flatley Speaks of Genomic Future 

June 9, 2016 – The Boston Globe 
Biotechnology Conference in Full Swing 

May 4, 2016 – Xconomy 
A Vision for Boosting the Life Sciences in San Diego and Beyond 

April 28, 2016 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 

April 20, 2016 – L.A. Biz 
Biocom Opens L.A. Office, Names Dina Lozofsky Executive Director 

April 19, 2016 – Los Angeles Business Journal 
Biocom to Open L.A. Office 

April 19, 2016 – socalTECH 
Biocom Opens L.A. Office 

April 18, 2016 – MyNewsLA 

April 18, 2016 – San Diego Business Journal 
Biocom to Open Office in L.A. 

April 14, 2016 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
Scott Peters Named a Biotech Legislator of the Year 

February 29, 2016 – BioWorld 
Cranking Out Biopharma Newcos with a Build-to-sell Model 

February 28, 2016 – The Sacramento Bee 
Breakthrough drugs cost a lot to develop and improve lives 

February 26, 2016 – Xconomy 
Soon-Shiong Makes Case for “Cancer MoonShot” at Biocom Conference 

February 25, 2016 – San Diego Business Journal 
Now is the Time to Inspire Gen Z for STEM Careers 

February 24, 2016 – The San Diego Union-Tribune 
What Makes a Biomed/Pharma Collaboration Succeed?

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