GEN Exclusives

More »

GEN News Highlights

More »
Dec 12, 2006

Invitrogen Secures Blue Heron Bio’s Gene Synthesis Service

  • Invitrogen will invest in Blue Heron in exchange for worldwide rights to distribute the company’s custom gene synthesis services, under a strategic development and distribution deal.

    Blue Heron Biotechnology's GeneMaker® platform can synthesize any gene sequence, with perfect accuracy regardless of length or complexity, which makes it ideal for the synthetic biology market, the companies report.

    "Invitrogen recognizes the tremendous new possibilities that gene synthesis offers life science researchers," says Nathan Wood, vp of cloning and protein expression, Invitrogen. "We have developed a broad array of products that complement Blue Heron's GeneMaker platform and this agreement continues to enhance our portfolio offerings to our customers."

    As part of the agreement, the companies will co-develop new products and services for the research and biopharmaceutical markets.



Jobs

GEN Jobs powered by HireLifeScience.com connects you directly to employers in pharma, biotech, and the life sciences. View 40 to 50 fresh job postings daily or search for employment opportunities including those in R&D, clinical research, QA/QC, biomanufacturing, and regulatory affairs.
 Searching...
More »

Be sure to take the GEN Poll

Fear or Encouragement?

To change public attitudes about dealing with health issues do you agree that the public officials should rely on fear and disgust instead of encouraging and promoting healthy behaviors?

More »