Posts tagged “Genomics”

Updated March 28, 2014

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: A story about the $32,000 startup sold for millions

Vivek Wadhwa I meet entrepreneurs all over the world who think that venture capital is a prerequisite for starting a company. They write business plans and ask for introductions to venture capitalists. I tell them that they should instead bootstrap their startups; that what would have cost millions of dollars a few years ago now costs thousands. This story is about one startup that bootstrapped, rebooted and sold for millions.

Updated March 19, 2014

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: Humans have become software; amazing advances lie ahead

Vivek Wadhwa Opinion: Hardly a week goes by without the announcement of a major scientific breakthrough in genomics. This means that medicine will, within a few years, start advancing at the same pace as the Internet and software. And, we will see a revolution in health care.

Updated March 6, 2014

Premium Lock Genome pioneer Craig Venter launches DNA firm aiming to help us all live to be 100

J. Craig Venter, the man who raced the U.S. government to sequence the first human genome, has a new goal: Help everyone live to 100, in good health. And one of his first partners is RTP-based Metabolon, where he serves as a scientific adviser.

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Updated March 6, 2014

Premium Lock RTP's Metabolon to help genome pioneer Craig Venter find ways to help us live longer

Metabolon will utilize its proprietary molecular technology to help Human Longevity Inc., the new company led by genome pioneer Craig Venter, to find indications of disease and gene mutations.

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Updated August 13, 2013

Premium Lock $5.3M grant to fund expansion of RTI genomic testing tools

A grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute will enable RTI International to enhance genomic research through its no-cost PhenX Toolkit.

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August 2, 2013

Premium Lock N.C. Biotech Center celebrates investment trifecta

The N.C. Biotech Center notes recent wins of three Triangle life science firms whose start included support from the Biotech Center

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February 25, 2013

Premium Lock CED panel to explore how healthcare changes affect medtech companies

Analysis: At the CED Life Science Conference 2013, we will address the changes, challenges and opportunities in the medical device industry and study working models of successful medtech businesses.

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December 5, 2012

Premium Lock RTP genomics firm Metabolon lands deal renewal with Syngenta

New crop research facility coming to N.C. Metabolon and Syngenta have renewed an agreement through which Metabolon provides biochemical profiling technology to the agribusiness giant.

Updated October 22, 2012

Premium Lock State of life science in N.C.: 'Highs' mixed with 'lows'

Biotech & Life Science Throughout a day-long program, business leaders reflect on the "highs" wrought by the unique collaborative environment permeating North Carolina's life-science community, to the "lows" of an uncertain global economic and regulatory climate.

Updated August 13, 2012

Premium Lock Quintiles acquires RTP-based genomics testing firm

The deal advances Quntiles' efforts to advance personalized medicine, the company says. Expression Analysis recently won a $27 million contract with the EPA.

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Updated August 1, 2012

Premium Lock RTP genomics firm Metabolon buys California company

Metabolon Metabolon adds lipids capabilities in deal for Lipomics Technologies. Its top executive becomes CTO at Metabolon.

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