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Local companies help kids explore career options

Local companies help kids explore career options

TUSD students gain knowledge, opportunity from biotech pipeline project. 

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New TUSD program gives biotech students leg up

New TUSD program gives biotech students leg up

TUSD students to help create biotech pipeline between schools, businesses.

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BIOFACTORIES

BIOFACTORIES

Humans have been harnessing the power of yeast for millennia. Jack Newman’s fermentation lab in Emeryville, Calif., ratchets up the process.

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Bio jobs demand diverse sets of skills

Bio jobs demand diverse sets of skills

Local officials want to help Tucson bioscience companies fill jobs locally.

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Some Ventana Medical sales staff laid off

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.

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Accelerate's offering seeks to raise $20M

Accelerate's offering seeks to raise $20M

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.

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Accelerate's offering seeks to raise $20M

Accelerate's offering seeks to raise $20M

Accelerate CEO Lawrence Mehren

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AZ bioscience job growth beats US

AZ bioscience job growth beats US

Research scientist John Okonya works in the chemistry lab at Sanofi in Oro Valley.

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AZ bioscience job growth beats US

AZ bioscience job growth beats US

Arizona's biosciences sector added jobs at nearly four times the national rate over the decade ending in 2011, a new report shows.

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Tucson tech: NuvOx drug that aids radiation treatments set for clinical trials

Tucson tech: NuvOx drug that aids radiation treatments set for clinical trials

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.

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Tucson-based NuvOx wins $1m cancer grant

Tucson-based NuvOx wins $1m cancer grant

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.

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Tucson tech: Flinn got Tucson region on Bioscience Roadmap

Tucson tech: Flinn got Tucson region on Bioscience Roadmap

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.

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Tucson tech: Flinn got Tucson region on Bioscience Roadmap

Tucson tech: Flinn got Tucson region on Bioscience Roadmap

The region's private biosciences employment, such as Sanofi in Oro Valley, has grown 41 percent over eight years.

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Tucson tech: Flinn got Tucson region on Bioscience Roadmap

Tucson tech: Flinn got Tucson region on Bioscience Roadmap

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Tucson tech: Flinn got Tucson region on Bioscience Roadmap

Tucson tech: Flinn got Tucson region on Bioscience Roadmap

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.

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Central West End research park could double in size

Central West End research park could double in size

Planning $186 million second phase to start next year.

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With beginning behind it, UA BioPark looks to future

With beginning behind it, UA BioPark looks to future

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.

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With beginning behind it, UA BioPark looks to future

With beginning behind it, UA BioPark looks to future

Those attending the dedication heard UA officials and local dignitaries praise the UA BioPark as emblematic of a bright future for Tucson.

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With beginning behind it, UA BioPark looks to future

With beginning behind it, UA BioPark looks to future

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.

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Ventana unveils new cancer-testing method

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.

September 07, 2012 1:29 pmLoading…

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