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BMB Intern Honored by Millipore Sigma

BMB Intern Honored by Millipore Sigma

Congratulations to Dr. Rudra Palash Mukherjee, a former graduate student of our collaborator Dr. Beitle and a student intern for Boston Mountain Biotech. Rudra was selected as one of the four finalists for the Millipore Sigma’s 2016 Life Science Award in Bioseparations for his innovative research towards the development of a recombinant peptide production and purification platform. During his PhD, Rudra demonstrated a 38% increase in the initial capture efficiency by using a Lotus modified cell line and also developed a mutant chemical cleavage resistant GFPuv that can be used to...

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BMB Awarded an NSF Phase I STTR

BMB Awarded an NSF Phase I STTR

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Boston Mountain Biotech a Phase I STTR (small business technology transfer) commercialization grant for the “Harnessing CRISPR-mediated silencing for the one-step optimization of protein production strains”.

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Genetic Engineering of Cell Lines for Improved Performance

Author Angela De Palma, Ph.D. of GEN News recently highlighted the growing practice of using genetic engineering to improve pharmaceutical manufacturing productivity. Her article, in particular, focuses on the genetic engineering of Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cells for the production of recombinant proteins. Dr. Freeman (bioproduction manager at Horizion Discovery) believes that in the future, genome engineering of CHO cells will bring about substantial improvements in what cells are capable of, and not just facilitate selection of high producers. Genetic manipulations, for example, could...

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CEO Dr. Brune selected as a finalist for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Brune for being selected as a finalist for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards. The Cartier Women’s Initiative is an international business plan competition created in 2006 to identify, support and encourage projects by women entrepreneurs. Brune, 28, is one of 18 women in the world who have been selected as finalists for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards. The Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards are an international business plan competition created in 2006 by Cartier, the Women’s Forum, McKinsey & Company and INSEAD business school to...

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BMB now offering new business services

Are you an intellectual property manager or the founder of a new start-up? By providing early stage commercialization assessments, BMB can help you determine the patentability and marketability of your technologies, which can both save you money and increase your rate of licensing. Learn more about the process and our other start-up services...

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BMB Featured on the University of Arkansas Newswire and the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal

BMB Featured on the University of Arkansas Newswire and the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal

The awarding of the Lotus patent was highlighted today both two local news groups. Check out the full articles below! University of Arkansas Newswire Northwest Arkansas Business...

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