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Carlsbad-linked Thermo Fisher gets OK to produce COVID-19 tests

One of Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Carlsbad labs is pictured in August 2018. (Thermo Fisher photo)

North Coast Current

March 19, 2020

The Food and Drug Administration has granted an emergency-use authorization to Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to produce diagnostic test kits that can detect the COVID-19 coronavirus and provide results within four hours, the company announced March 16.

MiraCosta College launches biotech bachelor’s degree

The first cohort of students in MiraCosta College's biomanufacturing bachelor's program starts this fall. (MiraCosta College photo)

North Coast Current

September 1, 2017

MiraCosta College marks the launch of its first four-year bachelor’s degree program in biomanufacturing this fall, the college announced Aug. 29.

MiraCosta College applies for bachelor’s degree pilot program

North Coast Current

December 23, 2014

MiraCosta College has filed an application with the state to launch a pilot bachelor’s degree program in biomanufacturing, the institution announced Dec. 22. The college, with campuses in Oceanside and Cardiff, would be able to conduct the pilot program if the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s...

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