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Jul 10, 2015, 12:11 ET
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Biocom Applauds Passage of 21st Century Cures Act

 Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, issued the following statement regarding passage of H.R.6, the...

Jun 18, 2015, 14:51 ET
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Biocom Applauds House Passage of Legislation Repealing the Medical Device Tax

Biocom, the association representing the Southern California life science community, issued the following statement following passage of H.R....

Feb 05, 2015, 19:01 ET
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Biocom's Statement in Response to the Resignation of FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg

 Today, Biocom, the association representing the Southern California life science community, issued the following statement in response to the...

Oct 23, 2014, 14:15 ET
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Biocom Announces 2014 Elected Official of the Year

Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, today announced that Congressman Scott Peters (D-52) will be honored as...

Sep 16, 2014, 18:23 ET
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Biocom Recognizes National Health IT Week

 Biocom, the association representing the Southern California life science community, recognizes the 9th Annual National Health Information...

Jun 25, 2014, 13:00 ET
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Biocom and BayBio Release First Ever California Life Science Industry Economic Impact and Workforce Trends Reports at the BIO International Convention

 Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, and BayBio, the association for the Northern California life...

Jun 04, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Biocom partners with San Diego International Airport Art Program to showcase scientific breakthroughs

Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, and the San Diego International Airport Art Program announce the return...

May 09, 2014, 14:32 ET
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Biocom launches Concierge site for time-saving business solutions

 Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, announced that it has launched a dynamic, web based, resource...

Mar 25, 2014, 12:38 ET
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Biocom Institute launches a youth STEM video competition on behalf of the Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI).

 The Biocom Institute, a non-profit dedicated to supporting and enhancing the life sciences industry workforce, announced that they have...

Feb 12, 2014, 17:25 ET
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Biocom Congratulates Newly Elected Mayor of San Diego

 Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, congratulates San Diego's newly elected Mayor, Kevin...

Feb 10, 2014, 16:51 ET
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Biocom Institute Announces Leadership Change

The Biocom Institute announced today that Kristie Grover has resigned as Executive Director, effective February 28, to assume the Executive...

Feb 04, 2014, 16:46 ET
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Biocom Applauds Passage of Farm Bill

 Biocom, the association representing the Southern California life science community, welcomed Congress' final and long-overdue passage of...

Jan 13, 2014, 16:58 ET
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Biocom CEO Joe Panetta Appointed to California Institute for Regenerative Medicine's Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee by Governor Jerry Brown

Biocom, the association for the Southern California life sciences community, announced that its president and CEO, Joe Panetta, has been appointed...

Oct 16, 2013, 13:19 ET
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The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI) Presents Key Insights into Life Science Workforce Trends in Nature Biotechnology Publication

The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI) today announced the publication in Nature Biotechnology of a preliminary analysis of workforce...

Oct 09, 2013, 13:45 ET
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Biocom Announces 2013 San Diego Mayoral Primary Endorsement

 Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, today announced the endorsement of Nathan Fletcher for Mayor of...

Sep 04, 2013, 12:29 ET
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Biocom Announces 2013 DeviceFest & Expo Award Winners

 Biocom, Southern California's regional life science association, today announced winners from its 2013 DeviceFest & Expo, held at the...

Aug 12, 2013, 12:53 ET
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BIOCOM Calls for Resignation of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

 Last week, the members of the Executive Committee of the BIOCOM Board of Directors voted unanimously to urge San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to...

Aug 04, 2013, 01:10 ET
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Panetta Statement on Passing of Duane Roth

Joe Panetta, president and CEO of BIOCOM, released the following statement upon news of the passing of Duane Roth, President and CEO of...

May 09, 2013, 13:00 ET
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BIOCOM Applauds Arena Pharmaceuticals' Commitment to Innovation, Contributions to Southern California Life Science Community

BIOCOM, the Southern California life science association representing more than 550 member companies, applauds San Diego-based Arena...

Feb 28, 2013, 19:23 ET
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BIOCOM Names Rick Fultz Vice President of Business Development

 BIOCOM today announced that Rick Fultz has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Business Development. In addition to Rick's...