Biozona Weekly: UA names VP of research; Ulthera public offering; STEM Journals returns

April 25, 2014

By hammersmith

Medical device company Ulthera Inc. files for $86M IPO
4/22/14 | Phoenix Business Journal | Angela Gonzales

Ulthera Inc., a Mesa-based medical device company, has filed an $86 million initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

UA Bio Park to get new name
4/21/14 | Tucson News Now | Maria Hechanova

University of Arizona officials plan to rename UA Bio Park and announce their new focus for the site, which does not yet have any buildings.

UA names Oregon VP new chief of research
4/18/14 | Arizona Daily Star | Carol Ann Alaimo

The new University of Arizona senior vice president of research is Kimberly Andrews Espy, a clinical neuroscientist and clinical psychologist, who comes to Tucson from the University of Oregon. Read also: UA appoints new vice president for research

Phoenix hoping incentives attract scientific businesses
4/18/14 | KTAR | David Hensley

The city of Phoenix is aiming to lure more science and technology businesses by using incentives and providing workforce development and technical assistance programs to businesses in order to reduce their costs.

‘STEM Journals’ brings Geoff Notkin back for third season
4/17/14 | Phoenix Business Journal | Hayley Ringle

Geoff Notkin, world-renowned meteorite hunter, global adventurer and author, is back for the third season of the locally filmed “STEM Journals.”

Non-profit startup Paradigm launches cancer panel based on DNA, RNA sequencing
4/16/14 | GenomeWeb Daily News | Tony Fong

Non-profit diagnostics outfit Paradigm, a spinoff of International Genomics Consortium in Phoenix, last month joined a growing list of entrants in the clinical sequencing space with the launch of its next-generation sequencing-based cancer test.