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Legend Biotech Announces Closing of Global Strategic LCAR-B38M Car-T Cell Immunotherapy Collaboration with Janssen

Nanjing, China, Dec 22, 2017 – Legend Biotech, a subsidiary of GenScript Biotech Corporation (HKEx: 1548) that develops innovative Car-T cell immunotherapy targeting Multiple Myeloma, announced today it has executed a strategic collaboration agreement to jointly develop and commercialize the LCAR-B38M [...]

Arzeda Strengthens Board of Directors with Addition of Biotechnology Veteran William Baum

SEATTLE, Dec. 21, 2017 -- Arzeda, The Protein Design CompanyTM, today announced that biotechnology veteran William “Bill” Baum has joined the company’s board of directors. Baum is a highly respected biotech executive who has held leadership positions at numerous companies, [...]

Inscripta Releases New, Unique CRISPR Gene-Editing Enzyme; Free to Use for All Researchers

First Product Release from Inscripta’s Enzyme Engineering Platform Boulder, Colo. – December 13, 2017 – In a huge step forward for innovation in the cutting-edge field of CRISPR gene-editing, Inscripta – a gene-editing technology company – announced today that [...]

Silicon Valley Sees a Future in Circuits Made of DNA

Genetic circuits startup Asimov raised $4.7M in seed-round funding led by Andreessen Horowitz The line between digital and biological technology continues to blur. Asimov, a startup focused on designing genetic circuits, announced today it has raised $4.7 million in seed [...]

An Exclusive Interview with Helge Bastian About the Uncommon Collaboration Between Foldit, SynBio, and a Confectionery Powerhouse

What do a confectionery powerhouse, a global biotech development company and a gaming community have in common? A crowdsourcing game. One that might be the key to change the lives of 4.5 million people across the world. Mars, Inc., Thermo [...]

Designer proteins that package genetic material could help deliver gene therapy

Ian Haydon, University of Washington If you’ve ever bought a new iPhone, you’ve experienced good packaging. The way the lid slowly separates from the box. The pull tab that helps you remove the device. Even the texture of the paper [...]