With just over 35 percent of precincts reporting statewide, Proposition 37, an initiative to require labeling of genetically modified foods, appears headed for defeat.
Biotech startup founders gathered at Stanford Tuesday for Entrepreneurship Week. They advised student entrepreneurs about funding challenges, FDA approval and how to build products that will make a difference in the medical world.
Sunnyvale-based molecular diagnostics firm Cepheid reported record fourth-quarter numbers due to strong market adoption of its automated lab testing systems and other laboratory tests.
Gail Maderis, president and chief executive officer of BayBio, a South San Francisco-based nonprofit trade association serving the Northern California life science industry, sees collaboration as the secret to success.