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Tim Dafforn is Appointed BIS’s Chief Scientific Adviser

Professor Tim Dafforn has been appointed as the new Chief Scientific Adviser at the UK’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Professor Dafforn took up his post on June 1st, and he succeeds Professor John Perkins CBE. What is BIS? [...]

By | June 3rd, 2015|Advocacy/Trade, Industry Support, News|

UK Profile: Dr. John Collins, Commercial Director of SynbiCITE

Synthetic Biology is an interdisciplinary branch of biology that captures elements of science, technology and engineering. The amount of novel and exciting research being carried out in this field is growing rapidly and it has the potential to solve many [...]

By | May 21st, 2015|Industry Support, News, Startup Incubators and Accelerators|

How SynbiCITE Is Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Industry

How SynbiCITE Is Bridging the Gap Between Academia and Industry. Image - Flickr, Andreas Levers Synthetic biology is growing rapidly and a lot of focus is going into how exciting research can be realized commercially in order to industrialize biology. [...]

By | April 16th, 2015|Industry Support, News, Startup Incubators and Accelerators|

Caribou Biosciences Raises $11 million Series A from Fidelity Biosciences, 5 Prime Ventures, Mission Bay Capital

Guide RNA scans DNA to find the target sequence to which it binds. Cas9 then engages with the DNA and cleaves both strands at the target site. (Image: Interpreted from Intellia Therapeutics by Alma Popescu). Caribou Biosciences is a biotechnology [...]

By | April 6th, 2015|BioPharma & Healthcare, News, Therapeutics|