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2014-06-25 12:31:04

California's life science cluster is a major economic engine for the state, creating $258 billion in economic activity and over one million jobs that pay $76 billion in salaries, wages and benefits and driving the need for integrated talent SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocom, the association for the Southern California life science community, and BayBio, the association for the Northern California life science community, today released the California Economic Impact Report, a...

2011-02-01 12:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighty percent of biomedical company CEOs in California report that their companies have been courted by other countries, state governments or regional economic development associations in the past year, according to survey findings included in the 2011 California Biomedical Industry Report, published today by the California Healthcare Institute, BayBio and PwC. Yet the survey found surprising consensus of confidence in the state's ongoing...

2011-01-26 15:01:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Media Webcast to present findings of 2011 California EVENT: Biomedical Industry Report WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2011 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. PT /12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. ET TIME: presentation and Q&A -- David Gollaher, Ph.D., CEO, California Healthcare WHO: Institute -- Tracy Lefteroff, National Life Sciences partner, PwC US...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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