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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genome analysis firm Igenbio said today it has struck a collaborative agreement with the synthetic biology software design firm Genome Compiler to develop new solutions targeting the synthetic biology community.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Synthetic biology firm Gen9 has raised $25 million in a private financing round, its president and CEO confirmed to GenomeWeb Daily News.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Synthetic biology startup Synlogic today announced it has raised $29.4 million in Series A financing.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Synthetic biology startup Pareto Biotechnologies announced today a technology partnership with DNA2.0 to integrate their technologies to hasten the engineering of proteins in Pareto's pipeline.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BGI today announced an agreement with the University of Edinburgh to synthesize yeast chromosome VII, a project that is worth up to £1 million ($1.7 million).

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Avoca and Synthetic Genomics today announced a supply agreement to extract and commercialize natural astaxanthin from algae strains developed by SGI.

This article has been updated with comments from an official with the Wilson Center.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US government has the fundamental regulatory authorities it needs to oversee the rapidly growing field of synthetic biology, but some types of plant and microbial engineering pose challenges that will require policy responses, though not necessarily new regulations, acc

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Synthetic Genomics and Archer Daniels Midland today announced a deal to commercialize Omega-3 docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) from algae.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Horizon Discovery today announced it has licensed technology from ERS Genomics related to the CRISRP-Cas9 gene editing system.

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