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Nautilus Biotechnology shares surge 50% on news of Amazon investment

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Nautilus Biotechnology co-founder Sujal Patel. Shares of Nautilus Biotechnology rose by as much as 50% on Thursday morning after a report revealed that Amazon has taken an equity stake in the newly public Seattle-based company. Amazon Jeff Bezos Nautilus Biotechnology Sujal Patel

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Adaptive Biotechnologies launches T cell-based test for Lyme disease

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Adaptive Biotechnologies unveiled a new type of test Wednesday for Lyme disease that may be most useful at detecting disease during the early stages of infection. Health/Life Sciences Adaptive Biotechnologies Sharon BenzenoCollecting a deer tick, which can transmit Lyme disease.

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Sana Biotechnology will cut 15% of its workforce in latest layoffs affecting Seattle companies

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Seattle-based cell and gene therapy company Sana Biotechnology will reduce its workforce by 15%, according to a statement issued Tuesday. Adaptive Biotechnologies , Absci , and Zymeworks also announced layoffs this year. Health/Life Sciences Sana Biotechnology steve harr

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Adaptive Biotechnologies revenue rises 57% in 2021 to $154.3M

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Adaptive Biotechnologies , which develops technology to assess the immune response, posted $154.3 Health/Life Sciences Adaptive Biotechnologies chad robinsAdaptive moved into its new headquarters in September. Co-founders Harlan (left) and Chad Robins on the new plaza.

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Sana Biotechnology boosts IPO range, looks to raise $517 million

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Sana Biotechnology — the Seattle upstart that’s looking to treat a variety of diseases through gene therapy and cell engineering — is generating buzz on Wall Street. That would net the biotechnology company $517 million if it sold at the midpoint of that range.

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Adaptive Biotechnologies lays off about 100 people, 12% of headcount, to ‘streamline our workforce’

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Chad Robins, left, is co-founder and CEO of Adaptive Biotechnologies, which he co-founded with his brother, Harlan Robins, right, the company’s chief scientific officer. Adaptive Biotechnologies Photo). ” Health/Life Sciences Adaptive Biotechnologies chad robins

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Tech Moves: Rover appoints CFO; Smartsheet adds board member; Nautilus Biotechnology hires execs

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Seattle-based proteomics company Nautilus Biotechnology hired Eric Spence as vice president of instrument engineering and Ken Kuhn as vice president of reagent and platform development. Charlie Wickers. LinkedIn Photo).

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Tech Moves: Adaptive Biotechnologies’ chief medical officer resigns; Athira Pharma’s new hires

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Lance Baldo stepped down as chief medical officer of Adaptive Biotechnologies. Health/Life Sciences Tech Moves Adaptive Biotechnologies athira Athira Pharma Josh Pan Lana Gloukhova Lance Baldo Nitin Sood Robert Renninger Sharon Benzeno Simon Daggett Tycho PetersonLance Baldo.

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Sana Biotechnology to build manufacturing facility in Seattle area, switching from California

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After announcing plans last summer to build its manufacturing facility in California, Sana Biotechnology has changed course. Health/Life Sciences Nicole Keith Sana Biotechnology steve harrSana CEO Steve Harr. Sana Photo).

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Elevator Pitch winner Strella Biotechnology has a ripe idea for solving major food waste problem

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When the judging was all said and done, Katherine Sizov , CEO & co-founder of Strella Biotechnology , creators of sensing technology that predicts the ripeness of produce, beat out three other entrepreneurs on stage at the event in Seattle.

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Tech Moves: Adaptive Biotechnologies hires new CFO from J.P. Morgan Chase amid layoffs

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Adaptive Biotechnologies has a new CFO. Amazon Health/Life Sciences Tech Moves Adaptive Biotechnologies Amy Palcic Bob Wise chad cohen Rob Rogers Tycho PetersonTycho Peterson, Adaptive’s new CFO. Morgan Chase Photo). Tycho Peterson comes from J.P.

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Sana Biotechnology files to go public, looks to cure disease by modifying genes in the body

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Less than three years after it was founded and with no revenue on the books, Sana Biotechnology has f iled to go public. And like many biotechnology companies it is losing money. Startups Biotech IPOs Sana BiotechnologySana CEO Steve Harr (Sana photo).

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Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft team up to track coronavirus-fighting cells

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Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft have launched an open-access database called ImmuneCODE to catalog the many ways in which our immune systems fight off a coronavirus infection.

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Seattle biotech startup Sana Biotechnology will develop 163K square-foot facility in the Bay Area

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Sana Biotechnology , a young and fast-growing Seattle-based biotech, has chosen the San Francisco Bay Area as the site for its new biomanufacturing facility. Health/Life Sciences Biomanufacturing Leslie Alexandre Life Science Washington Sana Biotechnology(Sana Photo).

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Adaptive Biotechnologies’ new HQ: Co-founders show off 100K square-foot space in Seattle

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Adaptive co-founders Harlan (left) and Chad Robins on the plaza at the new Adaptive Biotechnology headquarters. After doubling its workforce during the pandemic, Adaptive Biotechnologies finally has room to grow.

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Sujal Patel-led Nautilus Biotechnology goes public as it tackles ambitious plan to analyze proteins

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Nautilus Biotechnology co-founders Sujal Patel (left) and Parag Mallick. Health/Life Sciences Startups Nautilus Biotechnology parag Mallick Sujal PatelNautilus Photo).

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Adaptive Biotechnologies will sell 8M shares to accelerate drug development

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Adaptive Biotechnologies announced Tuesday that it will sell 8 million shares of its common stock — 6 million of its own, and 2 million from an investor — to help accelerate the company’s work. Health/Life Sciences Adaptive Biotechnologies

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Adaptive Biotechnologies reports $38.6M in Q1 revenue as it repositions following job cuts

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Adaptive Biotechnologies Co-founder and CEO Chad Robins speaking from the Health Tech stage at the 2018 GeekWire Summit. Adaptive Biotechnologies announced its first quarter earnings Wednesday, two months after laying off 12% of its workforce.

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Jeff Bezos-backed startup Nautilus Biotechnology set to go public via SPAC at $900M valuation

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Nautilus Biotechnology co-founders Sujal Patel (left) and Parag Mallick. Nautilus Biotechnology , a Seattle-based biotech startup led by Isilon co-founder Sujal Patel , is the latest company to go public using a special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC.

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Sana Biotechnology inks $50M deal for precise gene editing system from Beam Therapeutics

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Sana Biotechnology has a new $50 million tool in its toolbox. Sana CEO and president Steve Harr. Sana Photo). Sana signed an agreement with Beam Therapeutics for non-exclusive commercial rights to the Cambridge, Mass.-based based biotech’s gene editing system, called CRISPR-Cas12b.

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Adaptive Biotechnologies posts $26.3M in Q3 revenue, inks partnership with GlaxoSmithKline

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Adaptive Biotechnologies CEO Chad Robins. Adaptive Biotechnologies beat expectations for its fiscal third quarter as the Seattle company continues to use its immune medicine platform in the fight against COVID-19. Tech Adaptive Biotechnologies

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Machine learning and microbes: How big data is redefining biotechnology

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As interesting as big data can be in Silicon Valley, its most fascinating applications often happen elsewhere

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Tech Moves: Accolade’s new board member; Adaptive Biotechnologies names a COO; and more

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Adaptive Biotechnologies). Adaptive Biotechnologies has promoted one exec, while another is departing next month. Adaptive Biotechnologies’ EVP of Operations and Management Nancy Hill will depart the company in March. Cindy Kent. Accolade Photo).

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U.S. Senate committee revised a draft bill to fund AI, quantum, biotech

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Tiny 'Living' Robots Figured Out How to Reproduce

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Genetically Modified Babies Are Still a Bad Idea, WHO Committee Concludes

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An expert committee says heritable genome editing of humans is still too risky and that the World Health Organization should take on a leading role when it comes to regulating this emerging biotechnology.

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25 Countries With the Best Covid-19 Vaccination Rates in the World

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Norwegian Cruise Lines Can Turn Away Unvaccinated Passengers in Florida According to Temporary Ruling

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Vacationers With Phony Vaccination Cards Did Not Do Enough of Their Own Research, Busted In Hawaii

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Scientists Have Finally Mapped the Whole Human Genome

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Intel Is Putting Unvaccinated Employees on Unpaid Leave Until Conditions Improve

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Scientists Created a Cyborg Fish Powered by Beating Human Heart Cells

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Scientists Dive Into Axolotl Genome, Looking for Secrets to Regeneration

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Covid-19 Has Killed as Many Americans as the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic

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50 Countries With the Best Covid-19 Vaccination Rates in the World

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Self-Spreading Vaccine Research Could Spin Out of Control, Experts Warn

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The Skeevy Stem Cell Industry Is Booming

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5 Real Medical Treatments That Sound Like Sci-Fi

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Will Everyone Be Exposed to Covid-19 Eventually? It's Complicated

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Disney Is Mandating Its U.S. Employees Get Vaccinated

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CDC Urges Pregnant People to Get Vaccinated for Covid-19 As Soon as Possible

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Chimeric Human-Monkey Embryos Kept Alive for a Record 19 Days

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Biotech stocks are getting crushed — but industry insiders say there’s reason for optimism

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Companies have shed programs and laid off workers — Adaptive Biotechnologies, one of the Seattle region’s largest biotech companies, cut 12% of its staff in March, citing “current market conditions.” The SPDR S&P Biotech ETF (XBI), a key biotech index fund. Google screenshot).