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TeselaGen Biotechnology

TeselaGen Biotechnology

An enterprise software company developing computer aided design (CAD) tools for designing and testing DNA sequences.

TeselaGen Biotechnology is a software company developing an industry-leading computer aided design (CAD) platform for designing and testing DNA sequences for use in biotech products, such as engineered microorganisms or virus-like particles. The platform generates protocols for molecular cloning methods and DNA library assembly. It is based on the j5 software platform developed by scientists, including co-founder Nathan Hillson, at Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI). The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

Partnerships

Arzeda

On October 4, 2017 TeselaGen Biotechnology announced reaching a partnership agreement with the protein design software company Arzeda. The partnership allows Arzeda to license TeselaGen Biotechnology's cloud informatics solutions and collaborate with TeselaGen Biotechnology to create a biological design platform. The CEO of TeselaGen Biotechnology, Michael Fero, made the following comment regarding the partnership with with Arzeda: 

I believe that the combination of Arzeda’s advanced computational design infrastructure with the TeselaGen platform will yield one of the most advanced information technology systems for the forward engineering of microbial systems in the world. 

Funding

Seed

On January 1, 2018 TeselaGen Biotechnology completed their seed funding round with $2 million in funding from undisclosed investors. 

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People

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LinkedIn

Adam Thomas

Employee



Casey McGlynn

Advisor



Daniel Goldberg

Employee



Eduardo Abeliuk

Co-founder



Joseph Ashby

Employee



Joseph Chu

Attorney



Katy Basile

Advisor



Keith Wilson

Advisor



Kyle Craft

Employee



Michael Fero

Co-founder



Nathan Hillson

Co-founder



Nick Elsbree

Employee



Rodrigo Pavez

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Samuel Pearlman

Employee



Sarah Richardson

Advisor



Taoh Green

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Thomas Rich

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Tim Thimmaiah

Employee



Tom Baruch

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Further reading

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Dow AgroSciences and TeselaGen Expanding Advanced Biodesign Platform for Ag



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August 28, 2017

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