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 …

This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.