TUSD students gain knowledge, opportunity from biotech pipeline project.
TUSD students to help create biotech pipeline between schools, businesses.
Humans have been harnessing the power of yeast for millennia. Jack Newman’s fermentation lab in Emeryville, Calif., ratchets up the process.
Local officials want to help Tucson bioscience companies fill jobs locally.
Some sales and marketing employees of Ventana Medical Systems in Oro Valley have been laid off or moved as the result of a restructuring of parent company Roche, the company confirmed.
Tucson-based Accelerate Diagnostics Inc. said it will raise $20 million by offering existing shareholders rights to buy new shares of its publicly traded stock.
Accelerate CEO Lawrence Mehren
Research scientist John Okonya works in the chemistry lab at Sanofi in Oro Valley.
Arizona's biosciences sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the decade ending in 2011, a new report shows.
Nearly two decades ago, University of Arizona radiologist Dr. Evan Unger recognized that an ultrasound imaging contrast agent he pioneered held promise as a way to deliver drugs or therapies to specific areas.
NuvOx Pharma, founded and led by University of Arizona radiologist Dr. Evan Unger, is in clinical trials of an injectable drug to make tumors more susceptible to radiation treatment.
Caleb Sutherland, a student in cancer biology doctoral program, works in a lab at Bio5's Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building on the University of Arizona campus. Bio5 is a collaborative research center that integrates five disciplines.
The region's private biosciences employment, such as Sanofi in Oro Valley, has grown 41 percent over eight years.
Ten years after Arizona launched a major initiative to become a leader in the biosciences, the state is still a small player compared with bio bastions like California and Massachusetts.
Planning $186 million second phase to start next year.
After more than a decade of planning and nearly three years after its groundbreaking, the University of Arizona Bioscience Park is celebrating the end of the beginning.
Those attending the dedication heard UA officials and local dignitaries praise the UA BioPark as emblematic of a bright future for Tucson.
Thursday's event included dedication of this tile-wall artwork created by students at Las Artes as part of a new "Pathway to Discovery" interpretive trail. The UA hopes the first biotech building will rise soon.
Oro Valley-based Ventana Medical Systems said it is introducing a first-of-its-kind, fully-automated sample staining technique that will allow researchers to examine two key indicators related to cancer in the same section of tumor tissue.