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My daughter wanted to color her smoothie bowl with spirulina, so we ordered some from Spira. Thanks to Spira Founder and CEO Elliot Roth for sending them to me!  You can now order red, green, yellow and blue! Check them out at

Are you an academic turned founder in the climate or food space who has gone through the IP licensing and spinout process? Then check out what ValleyDAO is up to. I’m an adviser to ValleyDAO and a big fan of their approach to funding blue sky research.

Synthetic biology has always had strong, successful female scientists and leaders, and the 2024 Global Synthetic Biology Conference will highlight many of them and their accomplishments. Visit the new conference website today and see the lineup of great speakers that we already have slated to present. This conference will be our best yet, and you’ll definitely want to be in attendance!

We all know how hard it is to bring a novel therapeutic to market, from scientific and manufacturing challenges through the regulatory obstacle course. That's why SynBioBeta, and Mintz are hosting a Regulatory Insights and Manufacturing Strategies Breakfast on Sept. 20th during Biotech Week Boston. Network with fellow leaders and hear from industry experts, including Jeffrey Baker, former Deputy Director of Biotechnology Products at the FDA, on what it takes to bring a therapy to market. 

Are you a biotech leader who should be in this room? Reach out to us to join!

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I hope that all your DNA Dreams Come True this week!



John Cumbers

CEO, SynBioBeta

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