Kauffman Foundation

Fellows will participate in a year-long program that features entrepreneurial education and mentorship to help commercialize their scientific research, the majority of which is in the life sciences.

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MTTC links up with iBridge Network; ViroStatics licenses compound library from University of Siena; Ben-Gurion University inks research pact with Bayer CropScience, and more …

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Battelle Ventures, MIT, Hepragen, Wayne State University, Defyrus, UK Ministry of Defence, Columbia U, Intelligent Bio-Systems, Kauffman Foundation

The $3 million Stem Cell Commercialization Facility will open in June within 2,508 square feet of TechOne, the 100,000-square-foot first building of up to three that are planned to comprise the tech park, called TechTown.

Eli Lilly, Cornell University, and the Kauffman Foundation's iBridge Network each unveiled web-based initiatives for facilitating tech transfer at last week's Association of University Technology Managers annual meeting.

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Kauffman Foundation, MIT, BioAMPS, University of Colorado, Endo Pharma, Harvard, Galapagos, Flanders Institute of Biotechnology, and more …

The ancestors of the Arizona bark scorpion and other scorpions and spiders underwent whole-genome duplication, KJZZ reports.

A cryptographic approach could help researchers keep genomic data private while researchers analyze it, Scientific American reports.

Andy Page, the former president of 23andMe, has joined a diabetes-management startup, according to CNBC.

In Cell this week: regulatory changes in pancreatic cancer, metabolic shifts in Alzheimer's disease, and more.