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

Inside the quest for a new COVID-19 test: Microsoft, Adaptive Biotech and the hidden power of immunity


Two companies in the Seattle region, Microsoft and Adaptive Biotechnologies, are on a quest to create a better diagnostic test. Health Tech Podcast Adaptive Biotechnologies chad robins COVID-19 Microsoft Peter Lee

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Adaptive Biotech revenue rises 65% to $21M, loss widens amid big COVID-19 immune partnerships


Adaptive Biotechnologies CEO Chad Robins. Adaptive Biotechnologies, which is working with Microsoft and Amgen to fight COVID-19 using its technology for sequencing the human immune system, reported a 65% increase in first quarter revenue , to nearly $21 million.

Seattle biotech startup OncoSenX raising more cash for cancer-fighting therapies


OncoSenX is a spinout out of Oisin Biotechnologies, a 5-year-old Seattle company also led by Scholz, a veteran biotech entrepreneur. Biotech startup OncoSenX is raising more cash to help support its pipeline of therapeutics that aim to kill cancer cells based on their genetics.

Seattle biotech startup Athira raises $85M to develop therapies for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s


The company, previously known as M3 Biotechnology, is committed to growing in Seattle as part of the local biotech and life sciences ecosystem , Kawas said. The Athira team. Athira Photo). The foundation of Athira Pharma began while Leen Kawas was earning her Ph.D.

Scientists say 17-year-old blood sample yields promising antibodies for COVID-19


Medications that make use of the antibodies are now on a fast-track development and testing path at California-based Vir Biotechnology in collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline , in preparation for clinical trials.

Good Therapeutics raises $11M to develop ‘context dependent’ protein drugs


Another Seattle biotech company, Nautilus Biotechnology, announced a $76 million funding round Thursday. Good Therapeutics CEO John Mulligan. Good Therapeutics Photo).

Thanks Darpa: Minimally Invasive “Stentrode” Shows Potential as Neural Interface for Brain


In an article published in Nature Biotechnology , researchers in the Vascular Bionics Laboratory at the University of Melbourne led by neurologist Thomas Oxley, M.D., Bob Gourley.

Jeff Bezos joins $76M round for secretive biotech startup led by Isilon co-founder, Stanford scientist


Nautilus Biotechnology co-founders Sujal Patel (left) and Parag Mallick. Mallick and Patel teamed up to create Nautilus Biotechnology. Nautilus Photo).

Fred Hutch’s president says a new strain of virus research center is needed to fight future outbreaks


Thomas Lynch, the president and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, discusses the impact of the coronavirus outbreak during a GeekWire forum. GeekWire Photo via Zoom / YouTube).

What is 5G Technology: 5G Connectivity and Speed Explained


Information Technology Blog - - What is 5G Technology: 5G Connectivity and Speed Explained - Information Technology Blog. By 2020, 50 billion smart devices are expected to be in use.

Amid widespread tech industry layoffs, some companies are still hiring in a ‘flipped’ labor market


Other publicly-traded companies with in the Seattle region with available jobs include Impinj, Adaptive Biotechnologies , and F5 Networks , which pledged last week not to make layoffs in its current fiscal year ending in September.

5G Technology: Maximum Connectivity and Speed


Information Technology Blog - - 5G Technology: Maximum Connectivity and Speed - Information Technology Blog. By 2020, 50 billion smart devices are expected to be in use.

Women in tech: Meet the trailblazers of STEM equality

Cloud Musings

She is a scientist and a patent attorney with a focus on biotechnology. By Sandra K. Johnson CEO, SKJ Visioneering, LLC Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professionals are drivers of innovation,creativity and invention.

5 recommendations for successfully implementing distributed innovation and shared value

Trends in the Living Networks

Their joint work on a process for cloning genes in microorganisms resulted in three patents that formed the foundation of the nascent biotechnology industry. Chapter 5 from Living Networks , on Distributed Innovation – Intellectual Property in a Collaborative World , is still immensely relevant today. We are still relatively early on in working out the implications for innovation of distributed value creation.

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