Endpoints: Encoded Therapeutics named to The Endpoints 11
The Endpoints 11: Here are some of the most promising startups in biotech. And Covid-19 isn't going to stop them..."The idea driving Encoded’s team revolves around the destructive role that mutations in the SCN1A gene have on GABAergic neurons, which in turn are a likely driver of SCN1A-positive Dravet syndrome."
Company Spotlight – DNA Script
“The results DNA Script has already obtained in making functional DNA today is impressive, but even more inspiring is the company’s vision of a tomorrow with manufacturing platforms focused upon massively parallel synthesis of longer, high-fidelity nucleic acids — a vision that holds great promise for completely transforming the molecular and synthetic biology solutions market while enabling th...
Wouter Meuleman Promoted to Partner of Illumina Ventures
Illumina Ventures, an independently-managed, healthcare-focused venture firm in a strategic partnership with Illumina, Inc., today announced the promotion of Wouter Meuleman to Partner. Wouter was part of the founding team at Illumina Ventures, initially seconded from Illumina Inc., and later joined full-time in the role of Principal. He led investments in Biota Technology, Inc., Delfi Genomi...
Pattern Raises Additional $9M to Fast-track New Technology for the Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
Pattern Bioscience, Inc. announced $9M in additional funding to accelerate the development and clinical validation of its Digital CultureTM rapid bacterial identification and susceptibility testing (ID/AST) technology. Illumina Ventures led the Series B-1 funding. As part of the transaction, Nick Naclerio, Founding Partner of Illumina Ventures, will join Pattern’s Board of Directors.