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Happy Earth Day from BioSurplus!

BioSurplus has always made a concerted effort to positively impact the communities where we do business and are mindful of our impact on the world. With that in mind, we would like to wish everyone a Happy Earth Day! By the nature of what we do, we are natural recyclers. An important part of our business Read more…


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The Winner of Our St. Patrick’s Day Microscope Raffle Is…

We would first like to thank all of our customers who were able to make it out to our St. Patrick’s Day Open House this year. Unfortunately, our raffle can only have one winner. Our lucky winner of the VWR VistaVision microscope raffle went to Celina Chang, Associate Director of Laboratory Operations at LabCentral, and Read more…


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Synthetic Biology in Action

Bridging the gap between the living and nonliving world to create “living materials” is a concept that fuels a substantial amount of research in synthetic biology today. The goal is to tap into biological systems with the hope of finding solutions for human problems. Bacteria may offer us a powerful platform to discover those very Read more…


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St. Patrick’s Day Open House @ BioSurplus

Tap into the Luck ‘O the Irish with BioSurplus and save some green! We would like to invite all of our BioSurplus customers in the New England area to join the BioSurplus team in Boston, MA on Friday, March 14th to help celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! During this open house, there will be games, free Read more…


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Pressure of the California Drought on San Diego Biotech

Guest Article Written By: Jacob Wilson The effects of the record-breaking drought in California have already affected individuals across the state. Most reports are of farmers being forced to thin cattle herds and allow land to go unused. This effect is fairly straightforward, as a lack of water restricts a farmer’s ability to plant fields Read more…


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Non-Profit Has High Hopes for HIV Vaccine

For decades now, a vaccine for HIV has been heralded as a paramount development within the medical community… and rightly so! Our friends over at the Oakland, California-based Non-Profit, Immunity Project, are taking those hopes for a “cure” to an entirely new level and we are happy to have at least helped to further deepen their Read more…


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Governor Brown Boasts Praise and More for California Biotech

California has consistently been an industrial “hot bed”, laden in technological  and scientific innovation. In recent years, though, there has been a noticeable trend in companies leaving the Golden State to conduct and grow their business.  A reformation of California’s enterprise zones looks to buck that trend and has been the main focus of Governor Read more…


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Illumina Transforms the Scope of Gene Sequencing with the First $1000 Genome

Back in October we dove into what the future holds in store for gene sequencing. The aim is to increase accessibility to genetic information in order to provide much clearer forms of treatment for an array of disorders and diseases. Now, 2014 has arrived and Illumina, Inc. has rattled the scientific community with the unveiling of Read more…


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Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening 2014 Conference

BioSurplus welcomes The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening to San Diego for it’s 3rd annual SLAS conference & exhibition. The SLAS is an international group who advocates leveraging technology for scientific advancement and we are very excited to have such a large grouping of engineers, scientists, technologists and lab automation professionals in our very own Read more…