HitGen to collaborate with HHMI, Duke
China's HitGen has entered a research collaboration agreement with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and Duke University over the use of the company's OpenDEL DNA-encoded library (DEL). Read More
InSitu Biologics welcomed into UAE in5 Incubator
Oakdale, MI-based InSitu Biologics has been welcomed into in5, one of the United Arab Emirates' leading incubators, which specializes in supporting tech, media, and design startups. Read More
Applied DNA and Spindle Biotech execute LOI
Applied DNA Sciences and Spindle Biotech have executed a nonbinding letter of intent (LOI) that outlines the terms of a collaborative research agreement to bring together Applied DNA's LinearDNA platform and Spindle Biotech's proprietary, high yield RNA manufacturing system, the companies said in a press release. Read More
Catamaran Bio expands collaboration for CAR-NK cell engineering
Catamaran Bio has expanded its research collaboration with the University of Minnesota to advance transposon engineering for CAR-NK cell therapies. The company also said it secured an exclusive, worldwide license to University of Minnesota's patent rights covering next-generation cell expansion technologies. Read More
Fortis Life Sciences acquires Abcore
Fortis Life Sciences has acquired Abcore, extending Fortis’ capabilities into the antibody discovery market serving biopharma customers developing antibody and nanobody-based therapeutics. Read More
How diversity, inclusion help one company turn sci-fi into sci-fact
Juliana Blum, PhD, co-founder and executive vice president of corporate development at Humacyte, spoke with ScienceBoard about diversity and inclusion in the life sciences, especially about being a woman in science. Read More
Gyros Protein Technologies introduces PurePep Sonata+ peptide synthesizer
Gyros Protein Technologies has released its PurePep Sonata+, a mid-pilot scale peptide synthesizer. The new system is an upgraded version of the company’s previous model, Sonata XT, known for its reliability and robustness, to further strengthen the company’s offering. Read More
PerkinElmer introduces new ChemDraw v.21 software
PerkinElmer has launched ChemDraw v.21 software for the import, animation, creation and sharing of 3D chemical structures intrinsically in the Microsoft PowerPoint application with one click. Read More
Innovative Genomics Institute promotes equity in science
The Innovative Genomics Institute has launched the HS Chau Women in Enterprising Science Program to promote gender equity in science and entrepreneurship as part of its mission to advance genome research for a better world. Read More
Ray Therapeutics, Forge Biologics join forces on gene therapy
Ray Therapeutics and Forge Biologics have partnered for manufacturing that will advance Ray Therapeutics’ lead optogenetics gene therapy program, Ray-001, into clinical trials for patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Read More
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