Arizona Bioscience News: “Rise of the Rest” startup tour comes to Phoenix; UA Cancer Center studies ovarian cancer diagnosis; Phoenix grows tech

July 28, 2016

By Matt Ellsworth

Rise of the Rest (002)School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems opens at NAU / Arizona Daily Sun

Northern Arizona University’s new School of Informatics, Computing and Cyber Systems will draw on existing focus areas for NAU, like health care and forestry, to work in tandem with the new school’s focus on big data, data science, and cyber security.

AOL founder picks Phoenix for startup bus tour, will invest $100,000 in local startup / Phoenix Business Journal

AOL co-founder and former CEO Steve Case plans to invest $100,000 in a Phoenix-area startup as part of his fifth “Rise of the Rest” bus tour, which will include a pitch competition during its Oct. 7 stop.

University Of Arizona contributes to national ovarian cancer diagnosis research / Arizona Science Desk

The University of Arizona Cancer Center is contributing to Cancer MoonShot 2020, a national effort to bring cancer treatments and prevention to patients within five years, by studying an approach to diagnosing ovarian cancer.

Downtown Tucson development creating Southern Arizona hotspot / AZ Big Media

The Tucson market is primed for the construction of new multimillion-dollar facilities in the commercial and medical sectors, including the expansion of Tucson Medical Center and Banner-University Medical Center to provide medical services and offices for physicians.

Phoenix among top cities for tech growth / Phoenix Business Journal

A commercial real-estate firm report ranks Phoenix sixth among U.S. and Canadian cities for technology growth and also names Phoenix among the top cities for producing technology graduates.