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The Synthetic Biology Ecosystem is Born

By Jason Kelly, CEO of Ginkgo Bioworks Biotechnology is expanding into new markets at a rapid rate. Bolt Threads is bringing biotech to the fashion industry—recently announcing a partnership with Patagonia. The Flavor & Fragrance industry had no biotech products [...]

By | September 29th, 2016|Industry Providers, News, Organism Engineering Platforms|

Amyris & Ginkgo Bioworks Complete Collaboration Agreement to Accelerate Commercialization of Bio-Based Products

EMERYVILLE, Calif. and BOSTON, Sept. 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), the industrial bioscience company, today announced that it has completed a subsequent collaboration agreement with Ginkgo Bioworks, which is expected to be approved by the boards of [...]

Exit E. coli. Enter ‘Vmax’

Synthetic Genomics announces a ‘next-generation host organism’ that will ‘drastically improve’ current methods A new host organism called “Vmax” is about to push E. coli to the scientific sidelines. So says Synthetic Genomics Inc., which announced its next-generation biotechnology host [...]

By | August 29th, 2016|Industry Providers, News, Organism Engineering Platforms|

Inventor of Gibson Assembly will Present Keynote Speech at SynBioBeta San Francisco

SynBioBeta is pleased to announce that Dr. Daniel Gibson of Synthetic Genomics, Inc. (SGI) and the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) will be serving as the keynote speaker at the upcoming SynBioBeta conference in San Francisco. Dr. Gibson is the [...]

Venter Institute and Synthetic Genomics, Inc. Combine CRISPR/Cas9 and Yeast Recombination Machinery to Engineer 16S ribosomal RNA

The scientists at J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) and Synthetic Genomics Inc (SGI) continue their quest to better understand life by creating it. Following the team’s milestone of creating the smallest genome in an independent organism this past March, JCVI/SGI [...]

By | August 10th, 2016|Industry Providers, News, Organism Engineering Platforms|

Five Synthetic Biology Companies Named Among World Economic Forum’s Top 30 Technology Pioneers

Earlier this week, the World Economic Forum released its list of Technology Pioneers for 2016, composed of 30 companies deemed to be among the most innovative, impactful, and successful in the world.  Decisions were made by a selection committee of [...]