Inscripta

Inscripta

A gene editing technology company founded in 2015 and based in Boulder, CO, USA.

Inscripta, founded in 2015 by Andrew Garst, Ryan T Gill and Tanya Lipscomb, provides gene editing tools for academic and commercial customers.In 2018 Inscripta acquired Solana Biosciences, a life sciences company founded by veterans of Illumina . Expansion plans include a new office in the life sciences hub of San Diego.

Inscripta has an enzyme engineering program rather than a particular application and they aim to provide tools for their customers to create their own applications faster.To tackle the lack of access and high cost of CRISPR gene-editing enzymes Inscripta is engineering CRISPR endonucleases called MADzymes.The DNA sequence for one MADzyme, MAD7 is provided free for any R&D use without reach-through royalty rights.MAD7 is derived from the genome of Eubacterium rectale and is a codon-optimized nuclease similar to Cpf1 (Cas12a). Inscripta is also engineering novel enzymes for exclusive use by industry partners.

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Don Masquelier

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Erik Warnecke

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Kevin Ness

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Michael Graige

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