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IBioIC Innovation & Investment – Glasgow On 26 January 2017, Rainbow Investment Manager Oliver Sexton will chair the Innovation Investment panel to provide an insight into the opportunities available for startups. The discussion will include local biotech start-up companies sharing their experiences in gaining investment. Panelists include Abou Diallo, Business Development Manager, Horizon Proteins; Jim […]

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Scientists in China have become the first in the world to administer CRISPR-Cas9-edited cells to humans. The clinical trial, conducted by Sichuan University in collaboration with Chengdu MedGenCell, is using engineered immune cells to treat metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), the most common form of lung cancer. The first patient was treated on 28 […]

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Alaska Airlines and the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) made history on 14 November 2016 by flying the first commercial flight using 20% cellulosic renewable alcohol to jet (ATJ) fuel made from waste wood using synthetic biology. Airline travel is a huge consumer of fossil fuels, but one of the challenges of […]

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