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Codexis Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Codexis, Inc. (Nasdaq:CDXS), a leading protein engineering company, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,750,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $9.25 per share. Net proceeds to Codexis from the [...]

Open Philanthropy Project awards $11.3M to UW’s Institute for Protein Design

It’s the philanthropy’s largest scientific research grant to any university to date. The goal? A universal flu vaccine. When Dustin Moskovitz was writing the code that would become Facebook in his college dorm room, he likely didn’t realize he was [...]

SGI-DNA Launches Automated Gene Libraries for Accelerated Drug Discovery and Development Research

LA JOLLA, CA — March 29, 2018 —SGI-DNA Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), today launched BioXp™ Libraries for rapidly building diverse synthetic DNA fragments including degenerate, scanning, and variant libraries. For researchers working in drug discovery [...]

Jennifer Doudna to advise CRISPR start-up Synthego

The genome engineering company Synthego, launched in 2012 by two former SpaceX engineers, is experiencing a good year. The company seeks to put advanced CRISPR gene editing tools into the hands of both experienced and would-be gene editors. Its current [...]

Pairwise Raises $25M Series A Financing to Accelerate Crop Innovation

Experts in Gene Editing and Agriculture Create Pairwise Plants to Address Global Food Challenges March 20, 2018 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pairwise Plants (Pairwise) today announced it has closed a $25M Series A financing co-led by [...]

Arbor Biotechnologies Discovers New CRISPR System Utilizing its Discovery Platform

 Findings Published in the Journal Molecular Cell  $15 Million Series A Financing to Scale Biodiscovery CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Arbor Biotechnologies, an early stage life sciences company, today published its first findings of a new member [...]