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Inari Secures $40 Million in Series B Funding to Expand its Development of Transformational Plant Breeding Technologies

● Inari completes a $40M Series B financing round, bringing its total funding to $55M ● Founder Flagship Pioneering is joined by Acre Venture Partners and Alexandria Venture Investments in this financing ● Additional funding will support Inari’s continued investment [...]

NSW Health Funds Indee Labs’ First Preclinical Study Into Gene-Modified Cell Therapy Manufacturing for Blood Cancer

This preclinical study will pave the way for biopharmaceutical companies to transition away from using viruses. The aim is to enable gene-modified cell therapy manufacturing with open source biology to provide patients with improved access to curative therapies for blood [...]

UKI2S announces seed investment in Cagen, a pioneering synthetic biology company using protein nanocages

UK Innovation & Science Seed Fund (UKI2S) and Imperial Innovations announce the launch of Cagen, a company focused on innovative uses of protein nanocages. Founded by Dr Geoff Baldwin, Reader in Biochemistry at Imperial College London, Cagen has developed [...]

SciBac Awarded up to $3.76M by CARB-X to Develop Hybrid Microbes as a Drug for C. diff

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - 07/31/2018 (PRESS RELEASE JET) - SciBac has been awarded up to $3.76 million in non-dilutive funding by CARB-X, a public-private partnership devoted to accelerating early medical R&D to combat the rising threat of antibiotic resistant Superbugs. [...]

Mammoth Biosciences Raises $23 Million Led by Mayfield to Bring World’s First CRISPR-Based Disease Detection Platform To Everyday Life

San Francisco, Calif. – WEBWIRE – Tuesday, July 31, 2018  - Mammoth Biosciences, the company behind the world’s first CRISPR-based disease detection platform, today announced $23 million in funding. The financing is led by Mayfield with participation from NFX and [...]

Wild Earth Closes Seed Funding Round with $450K Investment from Founders Fund and Peter Thiel

BERKELEY, Calif., July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Wild Earth, Inc., a biotech startup developing clean protein pet foods, today announced it has successfully completed its seed round with an investment from Pathfinder, the early stage investment vehicle of Founders Fund, [...]