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A Day in the Life of Josiah Zayner, The Open Discovery Institute’s Iconoclast CEO

“If you had access to cutting edge synthetic biology tools, what would you create?” asks Josiah Zayner, CEO of the Open Discovery Institute (a.k.a The ODIN), a new startup that seeks to bring synthetic biology out of the lab and [...]

By | December 17th, 2015|Industry Support, News|

Gen9 Partners with iGEM to Offer High Quality DNA Parts

Last week, gene synthesis company Gen9 announced a collaboration with iGEM, the International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition, that will improve the quality and accessibility of the iGEM associated Registry of Standard Biological Parts. The purpose of the registry is to [...]

By | September 10th, 2015|DNA Synthesis, Education, Industry Providers, Industry Support, News|

Intrexon Stock Offering Generates $230 Million

The synthetic biology company Intrexon Corporation recently announced the closing of its public stock offering, which garnered $230 million dollars from the sale of more than 5.5 million shares in the course of a week. This is just the latest [...]

Genome Compiler Platform Integrates SnapFast™ DNA Cloning System

Genome Compiler recently announced a collaboration with Sigma-Aldrich to integrate a new vector collection, known as SnapFast™, into its software platform for DNA design and assembly. The SnapFast™ cloning technology, developed by Oxford Genetics and distributed by Sigma-Aldrich, is a [...]

By | July 9th, 2015|CAD Tools, Industry Providers, News|

Synpromics: Custom control of gene expression via synthetic promoters

A vast majority of the amazing feats accomplished by biological organisms hinge on the controllable expression of genes with precise temporal resolution. At the center of this control scheme is the promoter, a sequence of DNA upstream of a gene [...]

By | April 17th, 2015|DNA Synthesis, Industry Providers, News|