California Tech & Science

Biocom Brings California Oncology Companies to Nation's Capitol to Advocate for Innovation in Cancer Treatments and Diagnosis

01 01 1970

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2017 -- Biocom, the association representing the California life science industry, took a group of small companies working in oncology to Washington D.C. last week as part of its 2017 Oncology Advocacy Fly-In. Biocom Fly-In participants had the opportunity to meet with officials at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including the Director of the Center for Devices and Radiologic Health (CDRH), the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) SBIR/STTR program, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and key California legislative offices, to discuss new advances in cancer research and the challenges these companies face to develop these life-saving therapies and products. "California has long been the most innovative region in the world when it comes to attacking deadly diseases such as cancer," said Joe Panetta, president and CEO of Biocom. "Advances in diagnosis and treatment have led to increases in survival rates from cancer, as well as significantly...

Biocept Launches Pathology Partnership Initiative Expanding Access of Proprietary Liquid Biopsy Testing to Community Pathologists and Hospitals

01 01 1970

"Having pathologists involved in the interpretation of liquid biopsy is important, as community physicians and hospitals want to take advantage of leading-edge medical solutions by providing the best patient care in their local health system," said Michael Terry, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations at Biocept. "Combining liquid biopsy and the expertise of the local pathologist can provide better overall continuity of care when it comes to cancer diagnosis and treatment as they are the one of the first to know when a patient could benefit from a liquid biopsy. Our initial roll-out of this program showed strong acceptance by pathologists and clinicians, and we are now beginning to offer this program to additional cancer treatment centers around the country." "We believe that local pathologists will value Biocept's ability to provide them with access to proprietary liquid biopsy technology, and we are looking forward...

BioBridges Appoints New Director of Client Services

01 01 1970

BOSTON, MA, June 29, 2017 - ​BioBridges, a Career Portfolio® Management company providing integrated services to the life sciences community, is proud to announce and welcome Michael Battista as the company’s Director of Client Services. Battista will collaborate with emerging and established pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device companies to engage highly skilled professionals who are focused on the work at hand and can move clinical programs forward. Prior to joining BioBridges, Battista served as a Surgical Sales Representative for Allergan plc located in Irvine, California. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing, and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals, devices, and biologic products for patients around the world. He has also served as Regional Business Manager and Territory Sales Manager at NOVADAQ. ​ "I am excited to join the BioBridges team and to help our clients achieve their program goals and objectives. I was drawn to BioBridges for...

BIA Conference Launches Inland Regional Dialogue on Education

01 01 1970

We are all here today to identify ways we can work together to provide better opportunities for students facing graduation in the next 5 to 10 years. CHINO, Calif. September 09, 2017 Recognizing that quality education is the cornerstone of any thriving community, the Building Industry Association of Southern California, Baldy View Chapter (BIA) this week continued its regional dialogue with representatives of local school districts and institutions of higher learning, government and industry to discuss opportunities for collaboration to help raise the overall quality of life in the Inland Empire. The 2017 Education Summit, co-hosted by the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, featured a day of prominent speakers addressing everything from the impact of home ownership on education to building new career pathways for students. “Countless studies draw a clear association between homeownership, education and quality of life in a community,” BIA Baldy View President...

BHC Press to Publish Memoir for Legendary FLESH GORDON Producer Howard Ziehm

01 01 1970

    LIVONIA, MI, October 07, 2017 -- BHC Press announced today they will be publishing the memoir of legendary film producer Howard Ziehm. His memoir, titled TAKE YOUR SHAME AND SHOVE IT, will be released under their Amber Horn imprint in 2018."I'm excited to hear that BHC Press will be releasing my memoir," stated Mr. Ziehm. "The topic of sex in this country has been uncomfortable for far too long, and I'm thrilled to have found a publisher who believes in my book as much as I do.""Howard Ziehm's life has been nothing short of extraordinary. He is a pioneer in the truest sense of the world--who hasn't seen FLESH GORDON?--and his book is equally as fascinating, especially during a time that brought about such changes in both social and moral issues," stated BHC Press. "We can't wait to share his intriguing story with everyone."BHC Press retains World English rights for print, ebook, and audiobook.Howard Ziehm is best known...

Beyond Security Announces Technology Partnership with A.I. Corporation

01 01 1970

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, October 24, 2017 -- San Jose, CA. October 24, 2017- Beyond Security, a leading provider of automated security testing solutions including vulnerability management announced their technology partnership with A.I. Corporation (AIC) - a software solutions vendor for system design and development, that serves over 15 software makers by providing over 100 embedded software products and solutions in Japan. AIC's solutions and products cover a broad range of industries such as consumer electronics devices, automotive, telecom, digital office equipment, communication and network equipment, industrial control and factory automation. “AIC is excited to become master distributor of Beyond Security. Security is the most important business segment for AIC. I believe the beSTORM fuzzing tool will be a strong core product here,” said Hiro Kato, CEO and President of AIC. “We are very impressed with the unique features...

BestColleges.com Releases 2017 Greenest Colleges Ranking

01 01 1970

We are in awe of the interest, focus, and excitement we see from college students in every part of the country about environmental education, sustainability, and making a lasting, positive impact on their world. Seattle, WA April 25, 2017 BestColleges.com, a leading provider of higher education information and resources, today announced the top 15 colleges and universities that have achieved the greatest level of success with green initiatives on-campus and within their surrounding communities. BestColleges.com utilizes the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), a voluntary system that allows different colleges and universities to report trends and track their sustainability efforts, to create its list. The 2017 Greenest College rankings from BestColleges.com names the 15 U.S. colleges and universities that have earned the highest STARS ratings, thereby distinguishing themselves as the nation’s greenest schools. AASHE does...

Best Computer Science Schools Releases 2017 Ranking of Best Online Bachelor's in Computer Science

01 01 1970

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 4, 2017 () -- Best Computer Science Schools has released a new ranking of the 30 Best Online Master's Degrees in Computer Science for 2017. Best Computer Science Schools is a leading authority on computer science, tech education, and college rankings.http://www.bestcomputerscienceschools.net/best-online-masters-in-computer-science-degrees/ Though there are several informal, independent paths one can take to develop proficiency in the computer sciences, students interested in this career path typically begin by obtaining a bachelor's of science in computer science. Computer scientists occasionally chose to major in physics or mathematics instead of or in addition to computer science. "But if you're looking to develop advanced competence in the computer science space, then a master's is the best way to do that," Editor Jordan Biltmore said. "And an online...

Best Computer Science Schools Releases 2017 Ranking of Best Master's in Computer Science

01 01 1970

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 26, 2017 () -- Best Computer Science Schools has released a new ranking of the 50 Best Master's in Computer Science Degrees for 2017. Best Computer Science Schools is a leading authority on computer science, tech education, and college rankings. http://www.bestcomputerscienceschools.net/best-masters-in-computer-science-degrees/ According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the computer science industry is projected to grow much faster than other industries over the next 10 years. From smartphones and smart cars, to the technology used in hospitals and universities, computer science is an industry that forces us to continue looking towards the future. "Universities around the world are now offering extremely competitive Master's degrees in Computer Science for those who are looking to make an impact and change the...

Best Computer Science Schools Releases 2017 Ranking of Best Big Data Degrees

01 01 1970

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017 () -- Best Computer Science Schools has released a new ranking of the 35 Best Big Data Degrees for 2017. Best Computer Science Schools is a leading authority on computer science, tech education, and college rankings. http://www.bestcomputerscienceschools.net/best-big-data-degrees/ Big data can be used to predict disease outbreaks, detect credit card fraud, measure consumer engagement, improve education outcomes, identify market opportunities, and optimize natural resource usage. In short, big data has the potential to transform nearly every industry in the modern world. "To meet the growing need for highly capable big data analysts, more and more universities are offering programs in Data Analytics or Data Science," Editor Jordan Biltmore said. "These interdisciplinary programs usually incorporate coursework in statistics, computer science, and mathematical modeling."...

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