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NCBiotech's Ag Biotech Professional Forum to Offer Tips on Startup Capital

Executives from two ag biotech companies that raised north of $20 million in capital recently will offer their insights on “Secrets for Raising Capital to Build Startups” at the AgBiotech Professional Forum September 27 at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

Bioscience, Support Companies Among Triangle’s Fastest-Growing

Triangle Business Journal’s latest annual roundup of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in the Triangle region includes two bioscience companies and seven others that provide valuable life science support functions.

NU Tech Roundtable: Agriculture will win the CRISPR race

The successes expected from CRISPR-Cas systems “Will come first in agriculture,” said North Carolina University food scientist, Rodolphe Barrangou, Ph.D., at the 8th annual NU-Tech Roundtable.

NU Tech Roundtable: Dynamic change coming in Ag Tech

The next five years will see more dynamic changes in agriculture technology than seen in the last 25 years, said John Dombrosky, CEO of the Ag Tech Accelerator at the 8th annual NU Tech Roundtable.

NIH Puts $4.1 million in Dignify's Bladder, Bowel Therapy

Dignify Therapeutics, a drug development company focused on restoring bladder and bowel control for the elderly and for people with spinal injury, multiple sclerosis or diabetes, continues to draw federal grants from the National Institutes of Health for its research and development.

VaccinatioNCelebration Offers NC-Made Flu Shots at NCBiotech Oct. 17

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center is hosting the second annual VaccinatioNCelebration flu shot clinic all day Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to highlight North Carolinians’ production of the newest generation of flu vaccine.

BioIVT Buys Durham's Qualyst Transporter Solutions

BioreclamationIVT, a New York company that sells biospecimens and related services, primarily for drug safety testing, has purchased Durham’s Qualyst Transporter Solutions for an undisclosed sum.
 

Getting Down to the Roots of Breeding Better Corn

Duke University scientist Philip Benfey, Ph.D., has co-founded his second startup company, Durham-based Hi Fidelity Genetics, to use data on roots to breed and sell corn seed with desirable traits.

Innovate Gets Orphan Status for Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis Drug

Raleigh-based Innovate Biopharmaceuticals has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration orphan drug designation for an experimental oral drug to treat pediatric ulcerative colitis.

GSK’s Jack Bailey: NCBiotech Roots Launch High-Profile Career in Big Pharma

Jack Bailey, president of U.S. Pharmaceuticals for GlaxoSmithKline, says an internship he served at the Biotech Center was a major influence in his successful career as a global pharmaceutical company leader.

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