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The assembly line of the future: Automation, DNA construction, and synthetic biology

This story is brought to you by SynbiCITE, which is accelerating the commercialization of synthetic biology applications. To learn how SynbiCITE is nucleating a sustainable UK economy, visit Just as Henry Ford’s assembly line revolutionized the automobile industry, synthetic [...]

DNA Script Awarded $2.7M in Innovation Grants From Bpifrance — Total Financing Raised to Date Is $27M

This new grant will be dedicated to the development of the company’s platform for biomanufacturing long DNA constructs for cell and gene therapy applications Paris, France, July 10th 2018 - DNA Script announced today it has been awarded $2.7M in [...]

GenScript to launch new platform to save up to a billion USD for worldwide research community

Piscataway, New Jersey (July 9, 2018) – GenScript, the world’s leading gene synthesis provider, is to test launch its new open-access plasmid platform, namely MolecularCloud™, today. The free platform aims to accelerate innovation in biology by promoting sharing of wisdom [...]

Life Sciences Industry Veteran Todd R. Nelson Named SGI-DNA CEO to Lead Spin-out from Synthetic Genomics

SAN DIEGO, CA. July 2, 2018 — SGI-DNA, a leader in commercial DNA synthesis, today announced industry veteran Todd R. Nelson, Ph.D., MBA has been appointed Chief Executive Officer to lead the spin-out of the company from Synthetic Genomics, Inc. [...]

Evonetix awarded Innovate UK funding for £1.3 million ($1.75M) gene synthesis project

Funding will support development of a novel enzymatic process for DNA synthesis in collaboration with Durham University CAMBRIDGE, UK, 02 July 2018 – EVONETIX LTD (‘Evonetix’), the Cambridge-based company pioneering an innovative approach to enable scalable and high-fidelity gene synthesis, [...]

Twist Bioscience Expands Executive Team with Industry Veterans

-- Appoints James Thorburn as Chief Financial Officer – -- Adds Dr. Aaron Sato as Chief Scientific Officer, Pharma -- SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.  – June 20, 2018 -- Twist Bioscience Corporation, a company enabling customers to succeed through its [...]