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Cloning Like a Wizard

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Cellectis Plant Sciences and the Two Blades Foundations Announced a Cross-License Agreement

Cellectis plant sciences and the Two Blades Foundations (2Blades), two organizations with a common mission of developing techniques to improve the quality of crops, have announced a cross-license agreement of their TAL nuclease technologies. TALEN Technology™ [...]

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 [...]

Gen9 to Award One Million Base Pairs in G-Prize Competition

The DNA synthesis company Gen9 will be giving away one million DNA base pairs in their 2014 G-Prize competition. The competition, exclusively sponsored by Gen9, was started in 2012 as a way to support innovation in [...]

What Was the European Commission Thinking?

Last week the newly appointed President of the European Commission (EC), Jean-Claude Juncker, decided to not reappoint Anne Glover to Chief Scientific Advisor to the EC and trash the position all together. Critics of Glover did [...]

Genome Compiler – The Platform for Synthetic Biology Tools Welcomes DNA2.0 as a Premium Synthesis Partner

Los Altos, CA and Menlo Park, CA (November 14, 2014). Genome Compiler Corp., a Los Altos based synthetic biology software company entered into a collaborative agreement with DNA2.0, a leading provider of gene synthesis and bioengineering [...]

New Genome Editing Technique Better than CRISPR/Cas9

A new method of genome editing may be superior to the CRISPR/Cas9 technique. Researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine were able to cure mice with hemophilia by inserting a missing gene that expresses for a [...]

De Novo DNA is Joining Genome Compiler’s Suite of Advanced Tools to create Comprehensive Synthetic Biology Solutions

Los Altos, CA and City State, Pennsylvania (September 3, 2014). Genome Compiler Corp., a Los Altos based synthetic biology software company entered into a collaborative agreement with De Novo DNA, a biophysics based genetic software company [...]

General Mills Debate over GMOs

General Mills Inc. struck down a proposal to ban GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) as ingredients from all their brands last week at their annual shareholder meeting. A resounding 98 percent of shareholders voted against a companywide [...]

Igenbio and Genome Compiler Corp. Enter into a Collaborative Agreement to Offer Synthetic Biology Solutions

Chicago, Illinois and Los Altos, CA (Aug 3, 2014). Igenbio. Inc a, Chicago based genome analysis company announced today they entered into a collaborative agreement with Genome Compiler Corp., a Los Altos based synthetic biology software [...]

Gen9 Receives $25 Million

The “Next Generation Gene Synthesis Company”, Gen9 just received $25 million in equity. In addition to the $25 million, Agilent Technologies invested​ $21 million in March of 2013. The source of the money has not yet been [...]