NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Verdezyne has received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases that it will use to develop gene libraries for synthetic biology applications in its fermentation development program, the company said today.

The company, which formerly went by the name Coda Genomics, will use the Small Business Technology Transfer grant to fund development of bioinformatics applications for use in its mutant library and synthetic biology programs.

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