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Accutar

Accutar Biotechnology Announces FDA Clearance of IND Application for Phase 1 Trial of AC0682 in ER-Positive Breast Cancer

Business Wire


Azurx

AzurRx BioPharma Acquires First Wave Bio for $229 Million

Pharmaceutical Technology


Lucerna

Lucerna is Illuminating the Mysteries of RNA to Solve Diseases

BioSpace


Kinnos

World Health Organization Recognizes Kinnos as Innovative Health Technology

Business Wire


Xylyx

Xylyx Bio Awarded $2.2M NIH SBIR Fast-Track Grant from National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Mirimus

Mirimus, Inc. Forms Strategic Collaboration with Biogen to Develop RNAi-Based Therapeutics for Neurological Disease Indications

Cision - PR Newswire


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New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) accounces a $50 million investment in life sciences at BioBAT

NYCEDC Press Release
Black Media Daily
Brooklyn Daily Eagle


mirimus

Mirimus Named A Winner in $6M XPRIZE Rapid COVID Testing Competition

Yahoo! Finance


Algiknit

This Brooklyn Startup Is Shaking Up the Fashion Industry With Yarn Made From Seaweed

BK Reader


epibone

Nina Tandon, Founder & CEO of EpiBone, Speaks at NY BIO Virtual Breakfast Series

Virtual Breakfast Series featured Nina Tandon, the founder and CEO of EpiBone, on February 22. Epibone is working at the cutting edge of regenerative medicine to transform skeletal repair with a personalized medicine approach to grow bone from patients' stem cells.


mirimus

Pooled Surveillance Testing Program for Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infections in K-12 Schools and Universities

medRxiv


mirimus

COVID-19 Testing Program Aims to Help Chinatown Businesses During Pandemic

NBC New York


iavi

First-in-human clinical trial confirms HIV vaccine approach by IAVI and Scripps Research

EurekAlert!


xylyx

Xylyx Bio and Cell&Soft Announce positive initial results following Strategic Partnership to Develop Next-Generation in vitro Platforms to Accelerate Cancer Drug Discovery

Cision - PR Newswire


hemogenyx

Hemogenyx Pharmaceuticals PLC Announces Update on CDX Antibody Development

BioSpace


AzurRx

AzurRX BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ:AZRX) Doses First Patients in Phase Two MS1819 Combination Therapy Study in Turkey

BioPharma Journal 2020


mirimus

Mirimus' Saliva-Based Pooled COVID-19 Testing Key to Ensuring Safe Environment During "Bubbleville" NCAA Division I Basketball Event at Mohegan Sun

Cision - PR Newswire


Biotia

Twist Bioscience and Biotia Announce Research Use Only Availability of First Hybridization Capture-Based Next-Generation Sequencing SARS-CoV-2 Assay for Characterization and Surveillance of the Virus

BioSpace


macrogen

Avatamed, Macrogen to Launch Precision Oncology Service in Southeast Asia, Europe

Precision Oncology News


Charles Rice

Rockefeller virologist Charles M. Rice honored with Nobel Prize for research that contributed to a cure for hepatitis C

Congratulations to Dr. Charles Rice on winning the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020. Dr. Rice's company, Apath, LLC, was at the Downstate Biotechnology Incubator from 2009 to 2014. We wish Dr. Rice continued success in his future endeavors.


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This Late-to-the-Party Coronavirus Vaccine Maker Could Be the Biggest Winner Over the Long Run

The Motley Fool


kinnos

Q&A: This med student company’s product could make hospitals safer

American Medical Association


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XYLYX BIO launches specialized contract R&D services that increase predictiveness in antifibrotic drug discovery

PR Newswire


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GeneTex SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid and Spike Antibodies Independently Validated by HistoWiz for Immunohistochemistry

PR Newswire


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Yale designates three independent laboratories to perform SalivaDirect COVID-19 test

News-Medical.Net


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Macrogen to export Covid-19 testing trailers via LG International

Pulse


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AzurRx BioPharma Announces First Patients Dosed in Phase 2b OPTION 2 Clinical Trial of MS1819 in Cystic Fibrosis

GlobeNewswire


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Patent issued for Concarlo-developed therapeutic peptide to treat drug-resistant breast cancer

News-Medical.Net


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Hemogenyx Pharmaceuticals PLC Announces COVID-19 Project Update

BioSpace


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Merck & Co and IAVI join forces to develop COVID-19 vaccine

Pharmaphorum Media


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Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in EpiBone, Inc., A Regenerative Medicine Company

Newswise


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AzurRx BioPharma Receives Approval to Conduct its Phase 2 OPTION 2 Clinical Trial of MS1819 in Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics Development Network Sites

Yahoo! Finance


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The Billionaire Behind The Movie ‘Contagion’ Just Gave $100 Million To Fight Coronavirus

Forbes


Mice, hamsters, ferrets, monkeys. Which lab animals can help defeat the new coronavirus?


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Hemogenyx Pharmaceuticals PLC Announces COVID-19 Project Initiated

Yahoo! Finance


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How AIDS vaccine research could help fight COVID-19

CGTN


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Current and Former Harvard Innovation Labs Ventures Develop Projects to Combat COVID-19

Harvard Crimson


Kinnos Raises Another $6M to Stop the Guesswork When it Comes to Disinfecting Surfaces Using Color

AlleyWatch


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Sea kelp and wildflowers: the future of sustainable fashion

The National


Biotia

Biotia, Pioneering Pathogen Detection Company, Raises $2.4M Seed Round, Expands Scientific Advisory Board

Business Wire


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Xylyx Bio announces development of disease-specific cell culture products to accelerate anti-fibrotic drug discovery and screening

PR Newswire


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Macrogen, Psomagen win patent for blockchain technology in US

Korea Biomedical Review


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Hemogenyx Pharmaceuticals plc (HEMO.L) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Immugenyx, LLC ("Immugenyx") has developed an Advanced peripheral blood Hematopoietic Chimera ("ApbHC"), a novel type of humanized mouse that presents several advantages over other mouse models.

Yahoo! Finance


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EpiBone, Inc. Receives FDA Clearance to Commence its First-In-Human, Phase 1/2 Trial of its Bone Product, EB-CMF

PR Newswire


Events

Visit from Seongnam City Hall of South Korea

Visit from Seongnam City Hall of South Korea

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Manufacturing Processes Workshop presented by Stefan Mix of Almac Sciences

SPRINTER student visit to Biotech Incubator

SPRINTER student visit to Biotech Incubator -Tour of Histowiz Lab

Tenant Networking Event

Tenant Networking Event

Boehringer Ingelheim presentation

Boehringer Ingelheim presentation - "BI Academy – To be or not to be a pharma partner"

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Hosted EDSnaps program for high school students - one-on-one student mentoring

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Downstate President Wayne J. Riley welcomes the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce on their visit to the Downstate Incubator.

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Next Milestones Workshop - “Employment Law"

Panelists: Joshua Zuckerberg, Pryor Cashman; Shira Franco, Davis & Gilbert; Eric Roth, Goodwin Procter; Emre Ozgu, Rooney Nimmo

Eppendorf Vendor Fair

Eppendorf Vendor Fair

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Incubator Seminar Series: Karen Wu, Lucerna

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Incubator Seminar Series: Prem Premsrirut, Mirimus

Incubator Seminar Series

Incubator Seminar Series: "Working With Charles River: Every Step of the Way"

Histowiz event

Histowiz event

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Thermo Fisher Vendor Fair

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Next Milestones Workshop - “Build Your Life Science Brand - Downstate Ventures Tell Their Brand-Building Story"

Panelists: Prem Premsrirut, Mirimius, and Blake Adair, EpiBone

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NY BIO - Incubator and BioBAT panel

Student Visit from the Center of Youth Employment, participating in the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) - presentations by Incubator tenants BioSignal Group, Kinnos and Epibone

BioSignal Group

BioSignal Group

Kinnos

Kinnos

Epibone

Student Visit Epibone

VWR Vendor Fair

VWR Vendor Fair

Next Milestones Workshop

Next Milestones Workshop - "Once you have serious interest: How do you close the deal?"

Panelists: Brandy Houser, Accelerate Fund II Investment Director; Michael Batten, JDRF, Director, Research Business Development; Loren Busby, Angel Investor, Mid Atlantic Bio Angels

Next Milestones Workshop

Next Milestones Workshop - "What are city and state financial incentives and how do you get them?"

Panelists: Empire State Development, Loretta Beine; New York City Economic Development Corporation; Jeffrey Hwang; Paul Gevertzman, Anchin, Bloch and Anchin

Next Milestones Workshop

Next Milestones Workshop - “Finance! Operations and Strategic Finance - Resources that 'saved the day'"

Panelists: Chris Marshall, Avatar Biotechnologies; Martin Krusin, AzurRx; Karen Wu, Lucerna

START-UP NY Info Session

START-UP NY Info Session

Biotech Networking Event

Biotech Networking Event

Next Milestones Workshop - Company Operations & Project Management

Next Milestones Workshop - Company Operations & Project Management

Led by Heidi Anderson of ITAC

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony video

START-UP NY Press Tour

START-UP NY Press Tour

With Leslie Whatley, Executive Vice President of START-UP NY

Potluck Lunch

Potluck Lunch

Game Day

Game Day

IAVI Comes third in Cycle to

IAVI Comes in Third in "Cycle to Work" Competition