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August 15, 2016

WiB Works to Develop Biotech Boardroom Diversity at Liftstream Annual Forum

Women in Bio President Elect Dawn Hocevar will be on hand at the upcoming Liftstream diversity conference in Cambridge, MA to showcase WiB’s Boardroom Ready initiative. The program, which is designed to address the dearth of female members on corporate boards, will utilize the platform of the event to present the first participants and promote the initiative at large. To learn more about  Boardroom Ready, the Liftstream conference, and Women in Bio, click the links below.

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July 21, 2016

Auction of Research Assets Begins July 21st

Beginning on July 21, BioSurplus will be conducting a timed online auction of more than 300 lots of research equipment from the labs of XenoPort, Gilead, True North Therapeutics, and more. This event features a wide range of equipment, including HPLC, FPLC, flow cytometry, and spectrometry systems, as well as centrifuges, cold storage units, glassware, and much more analytical and general benchtop lab equipment. Many items are available at no reserve price. Please see our auction terms and conditions for more information. Key Assets Available in this Auction: Applied Biosystems API 4000 Mass Spectrometer With Agilent 1200 Series HPLC and…

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July 12, 2016

BioSurplus Appoints Bill VanDeWeghe as President and CEO

SAN DIEGO — July 12, 2016 — BioSurplus, America’s preeminent buyer and reseller of preowned lab equipment, announces that its board of directors has appointed Bill VanDeWeghe as president and chief executive officer (CEO). Former president and CEO Cinco Plumb will continue to serve as chairman of the BioSurplus board of directors. “There are great opportunities ahead for BioSurplus,” says Thor Eakes, a member of the BioSurplus board of directors. “A strong leader, Bill VanDeWeghe has the energy and passion to grow BioSurplus and expand its ability to serve customers. I want to thank Cinco Plumb for his leadership and…

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July 7, 2016

BioSurplus Donates Microscopes to Local School

BioSurplus is dedicated to supporting the Life Sciences by promoting STEM education for future generations of scientists. Recently, seven compound fluorescence microscopes were donated  to High Bluff Academy in Del Mar, California to be used in their classrooms. Said Chemistry teacher Sarah Mishek: “BioSurplus has been an incredible asset in helping High Bluff Academy further the development of our STEM program. With the microscopes we received, High Bluff will be able to expand and improve our science curriculum to include a more wide-ranging scope of labs. This donation has greatly contributed to allowing us to teach science through interactive and experiential…

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June 15, 2016

WIB Promote Boardroom Ready at BIO Convention

As an integral part of the Life Science community, BioSurplus is committed to the development of an equal opportunity industry. During the recent Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) convention in San Francisco, BioSurplus National VP of Business Development and Women in Bio President-Elect Dawn Hocevar was on hand to promote the Boardroom Ready program for developing gender diversity in the biotech sector. With the help of sponsors like LifeSci Advisors and Girls Inc., WIB is working to break systemic inequality and address the lack of women in boardrooms across the industry. By providing a five-day educational program and networking platform, the non-profit is…

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May 24, 2016

BioSurplus To Auction Research Equipment from the Laboratories of XenoPort, Inc.

SAN DIEGO—May 24, 2016—BioSurplus, America’s leader in used lab equipment, announced today that it will be holding a timed online auction of lab equipment from XenoPort, Inc.’s discontinued research facility in Northern California. The online auction will run from June 1 through June 8, 2016. Featuring more than 500 lots of instrumentation, these assets will be auctioned out of BioSurplus’ South San Francisco facility. Available equipment can be viewed during an on-site open house event, which will take place at 111 Kimball Way, South San Francisco 94080 on Tuesday, May 31 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “This auction presents…

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April 15, 2016

Women In Bio Plenary Event at BIO Convention: “The Influential Paths of Great Visionary Leaders”

On Monday, June 6, 2016, BioSurplus will be attending Women In Bio’s annual WIB Plenary Event. This signature event, held in conjunction with the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) International Convention, will feature a panel of esteemed speakers discussing critical issues affecting women in the life sciences industry. Speakers include: Firelli Alonso, Senior Director, Biotherapeutics and Vaccines Outsourcing, Pfizer Lisa Cohen, Executive Director, Washington Global Health Alliance Renee Compton Ryan, Vice President, Venture Investments, Johnson & Johnson Bahija Jallal, Executive Vice President, AstraZeneca, Head of MedImmune As with all WIB events, the Plenary Event will be a fun and congenial atmosphere…

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April 13, 2016

BioSurplus to Auction Lab Equipment from Vitalea Science

SAN DIEGO, April 13, 2016 — BioSurplus, America’s leader in used lab equipment, will be holding a timed online auction of pharmaceutical R&D equipment from the labs of Vitalea Science in Northern California. The event will run from April 19 to April 26, 2016. This auction prominently features three Waters Acquity UPLC/UHPLC systems of varying configuration, as well as centrifuges, chest freezers, and other general and benchtop lab equipment. Items can be viewed on site at BioSurplus South San Francisco from 9AM-5PM. Please visit to view the online catalog. For more information on the auction, please call 866-236-4496, x222,…

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March 30, 2016

BioSurplus Announces MassBio Membership

BioSurplus is pleased to announce its membership with MassBio as BioSurplus expand​s​ into ​the Boston/Cambridge region to provide high quality serv​ice in the pre-owned lab equipment market. This expansion gives BioSurplus the ability to serve​ the three major hubs of the Life Science industry:​ Boston, San Diego and San Francisco​. As a leading provider of lab equipment solutions, BioSurplus is committed to supporting the Boston life science industry ​with high quality solutions for every stage of the laboratory equipment life cycle. Whether a Life Science organization is looking to buy ​pre-owned lab ​equipment, sell surplus lab equipment​, or manage its equipment…

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December 9, 2015

San Diego Clearance Auction Begins December 10th

Beginning tomorrow December 10th, BioSurplus will be making space for fresh, high-demand inventory by auctioning off a wide range of biotech equipment. Featuring assets from domestic R&D and biotech labs, this auction will include approximately 450 lots by leading manufacturers such as Agilent, Beckman Coulter and Thermo. Key Assets Available in this Auction: Sapidyne KinExA 3000 Kinetic Analyzer TSI Instruments Particle Size Analyzers Agilent Ion Trap and Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers Thermo Finnigan / Electron Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers Varian Mercury 300 MHz NMR Applied Biosystems QTrap Mass Spectrometer Axon Instruments PatchXpress 7000A Automated Patch Clamp Benchtop and Floor Centrifuges from Sorvall,…

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