: ' biopharmaceuticals'

Bio-Incubator Launched at Indian Insititute of Technology-Madras

Synthetic biology is ready to start flapping its wings in southern India. The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) located in Chennai has launched a bio-incubator assisted with 120 Million USD of funding from the Biotechnology [...]

Enzymes Created from XNA

It’s hard to imagine what life on other planets looks like. When you watch Star Wars and see strange looking aliens it is unbelievable that beings so different from us could actually exist, yet a recent [...]

Andrew Hessel: The Goal that Drives Me

Ever wondered what motivates Andrew Hessel to drive Synthetic Biology forward? “I have a goal that keeps me focused and has done for the last decade and it’s pretty simple: I want to see drug development [...]

Tim Fenn: “The results are jaw-dropping”

Tim Fenn has been a senior scientist at pharmaceuticals company Merck ever since he made the move from academics in 2011. I spoke to him to find out what inspired him to get into biology, and [...]

Dan Allison: Career Advice for Young Biologists

Dan Allison is Senior Director of Antibody Technologies at Alder Biopharmaceuticals, a company dedicated to identifying antibodies that can be used for biotherapeutic purposes. I asked him about how he got to where he is now, [...]

Dan Allison: How to Cure Cancer & How to Avoid It

Dan Allison is Senior Director of Antibody Technologies at Alder Biopharmaceuticals, a company dedicated to identifying antibodies that can be used for biotherapeutic purposes. I asked him about the major problems that need solving in order [...]

Dan Allison: 2 Antibodies Are Better Than 1

Dan Allison is Senior Director of Antibody Technologies at Alder Biopharmaceuticals, a company dedicated to identifying antibodies that can be used for biotherapeutic purposes. I asked him about how to most effectively use antibodies for various [...]