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Synthego

Synthego

Synthego is a silicon Valley-based genetic engineering startup founded by Michael Dabrowski.

Synthego is a privately held, genome engineering innovation company headquartered in California. It focuses on providing broader access to CRISPR to accelerate basic scientific discovery, research cures for diseases, and develop novel synthetic biology applications through the company's automated, full stack genome engineering platform.



The company's product portfolio is divided into two areas: engineered cells and CRISPR kits. Under the engineered cells, Synthego offers knockout cell pools, knockout cell clone, and advanced cells with the client's custom edits. Under the CRISPR kits, it offers synthetic sgRNA kits, gene knockout kits, CRISPR screening libraries, advanced RNA, and synthetic cr:tracrRNA kits.



In Jan 2017, Synthego had secured $41 million in funding from investors including, Jennifer A. Doudna, 8VC, and Founders Fund. Recently, in October 2018, it raise another $110 million in Series C funding round. The round was led by Founders Fund, with additional investment from existing investors 8VC and Menlo Ventures. Synthego's total funding is about $160 million.

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Andrew Bleloch

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Andrew Garvin

Investor



Bob Molinari

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Bobby Moon

Employee



Brandon Whitney

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Brendon Sassmannshaus

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Chris Medina

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Fabian Gerlinghaus

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Jacob Creedon

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Jeff Pace

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Joanne C. Lohrasbpour

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John Walker

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Joshua Vasquez

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Jun Axup, PhD

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Kelly Hoppensteadt

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Kent Kemmish

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Kevin Holden

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Lawrence Chou

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Matt Mazurek

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Michael Dabrowski

Founder



Moshen Chan

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Myo Thu

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Omar Kurdi

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Pamela Solon

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Paul Dabrowski

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Synthego Raises $41 Million From Investors, Including a Top Biochemist



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Synthego: The One Stop Shop for Revolutionary Genetic Research

Bryan Johnson

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