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Horizon Discovery enters into R&D and licensing partnership with Amplycell S.A. for bioproduction cell line optimisation

Cambridge, UK and Liege, BE, 8 March 2017 - Horizon Discovery Group plc (LSE: HZD) ("Horizon"), the world leader in the application of gene editing technologies, including the provision of bioproduction cell lines, today announced it has entered into a research and [...]

Heurisko is Supporting the Development of the Bioeconomy Through Directed Evolution in vivo

Heurisko, an international leader in the field of directed evolution, is a small, privately-held biotechnology company founded in 2007 by Philippe Marlière, a scientist and entrepreneur and a co-inventor of the automated evolution technology. Philippe, along with Rupert Mutzel (Institut [...]

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Organism Company Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Synthetic DNA Supplier Gen9

Ginkgo Bioworks, a microorganism design company, has announced today that it has acquired Gen9, one of the leading providers of synthetic DNA. With Gen9’s uniquely efficient DNA synthesis platform in Ginkgo’s tool belt, the self-branded “organism company” will undoubtedly be [...]

Ginkgo Bioworks Acquires Leading Synthetic DNA Provider Gen9

BOSTON, Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ginkgo Bioworks, the organism company, announced today the acquisition of Gen9, a pioneer in the synthesis and assembly of DNA. The acquisition will bring Gen9's unique expertise in assembling pathway-length synthetic DNA into Ginkgo's [...]

Synthetic Genomics (SGI-DNA) Launches Vmax™ Express, a Next-Generation Protein Expression Platform for the Biotech Industry

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 9, 2017 — Synthetic Genomics Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, SGI-DNA, has launched Vmax™ Express, a highly advanced bacterial host organism designed for significant improvement in recombinant protein expression. Compatible with standard plasmids, antibiotics and growth [...]

Diversity at Ginkgo: “Tech Companies Have Issues with Diversity. We Don’t Want to Be Like Other Tech Companies.”

A lot of tech companies have issues with diversity. We don’t want to be like other tech companies. There are countless studies that show that diverse teams perform better, that workplaces that are inclusive and welcoming of people of all [...]