Our mission is to be the Central Hub for Events, News, and Careers for the San Diego Science Community. We accomplish this by providing an easy to use web platform where visitors can create a personal profile, post or sign up for events, and submit news articles. MySDScience.com was created by local scientists inspired to help foster a more cohesive community and allow for innovation to flourish. We help facilitate scientific collaborations, professional development, and event sharing while highlighting the latest San Diego science news. Join thousands of other scientists, engineers, students, post-docs, professors, entrepreneurs, executives and become part of the community!
MySDscience strives to help people find their next carreer step and also help companies find the right talent. The best way to find your next career move is networking. We help by making it easy for you to find the next conference, symposium, or mixer to go and network in person. We also make it very easy to create a profile where you can highlight your background and interests. Companies seeking to hire can post and promote job ads and search for talent within the network.
MySDscience was concieved in 2008 by ScholarNexus, a local consulting firm led by local scientists. During that time the team was helping to organize the first San Diego Science Festival, led by Larry Bock. The festival energized the science community and created long lasting collaborations. We felt there was a need to keep that enthusiasm of collaborationand community throughout the year. Since then, we have kept growing and added many new features to keep making it easier to share events, news, jobs, and to network.
Jose M. Morachis, PhD
Jose co-founded ScholarNexus, LLC where he has been a managing partner and consultant for diverse projects in biotechnology, information technology, and business development. He is a co-founder and CEO of NanoSort, a life science company that develops lab-on-a-chip flow cytometers for researchers and clinicians. Jose has developed several online tools and organizations to serve science education and is currently the co-director and founder of MySDscience.com. Morachis brings diverse biomedical research and clinical training from postdoctoral training in bio-responsive materials at UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, previous research at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Med-into-Grad fellowship program, and industry experience at Amgen, Inc. Jose holds a doctorate in Biology from UCSD (2009) and a B.S. in Biochemistry from UC, Riverside (2004).
Kendall Chuang left his job at Qualcomm to lead MySDscience and also work at the biotech startup NanoSort. Kendall also has consulted with several local startups helping develop their web and mobile technology prototypes. He has worked with Explorence on an iPhone app based on their mobile gaming platform. He worked at Qualcomm for three years where he lead an effort to develop an internal software automation tool. Kendall is also an active volunteer at Room to Read, working to organize fundraising events to support children’s education. Kendall received a B.S. in Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois, and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering at Georgia Tech. He is passionate about enabling new collaborations with web and mobile technology. He is a 2012 Fellow in the Startup Leadership Program in San Diego.
Sina’s greatest passion is science and people. He believes the more generous a person is in life, the more happier they become . All areas of science are fascinating to him, but what he loves to learn about the most is space and health discoveries. His interests include astrophysics, metabolism and aging, neuroscience, immunology, nutrition, and hospice. The discoveries made by local scientists are so fascinating to Sina that they blow his mind! Sina joined the MySDscience team as an intern and helps find interesting events and topics to share with others. You will also find him at many symposiums and lectures where he is learning more about awesome new discoveries. Sina is currently working to complete his bachelors degree and hopes to pursue a career in science or health.