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.

Timeline

January 1, 2018

TeselaGen Biotechnology raises a $2,000,000 seed round.

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People

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Adam Thomas

Employee

Casey McGlynn

Advisor

Daniel Goldberg

Employee

Eduardo Abeliuk

Co-founder

Joseph Ashby

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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

Employee

Samuel Pearlman

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Sarah Richardson

Advisor

Taoh Green

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Thomas Rich

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Tim Thimmaiah

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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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