Funding Received
$40 Million in 2 Rounds from 2 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$10 Million Venture on February 5, 2013
Headquarters:
La Jolla, CA
Description:
Synthetic Genomics develops genomic-driven solutions to address global energy and environmental challenges.
Founders:
J. Craig Venter, David C. Kiernan, Juan Enriquez, Hamilton Smith
Categories:
Biotechnology
Website:
http://www.syntheticgenomics.com

Company Details

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Founded:
2005
Employees:
10 in CrunchBase

Synthetic Genomics, Inc. develops and commercializes genomic-driven solutions to address global energy and environmental challenges. The company engages in synthesizing and programming DNA by developing and utilizing the technologies in synthetic genomics. It designs and develops microbes for industrial processes and environmental applications. The company also develops microbial cultivation technologies and monitoring approaches that reveal novel microorganisms, suites of new genes, and fermentation platforms for metabolic engineering of microbes for commercial bioenergy applications. In addition, it involves in designing advanced biofuels with properties compared to ethanol and biodiesel; harnessing photosynthetic organisms to produce value added products directly from sunlight and carbon dioxide; developing new biological solutions to enhance production and/or recovery rates of subsurface hydrocarbons; and developing high-yielding, disease resistant, and economic feedstocks. The company’s solutions help in improving the production of energy, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, as well as enable carbon sequestration and environmental remediation. Synthetic Genomics, Inc. was founded in 2005 and is based in La Jolla, California.

Current Team (10)

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Past Team (6)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $10M

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Board Members and Advisors (9)

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Investors (2)

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    DFJ Frontier

    Early stage media & tech VC
  • 1c5286abb065369e2404caa4d6a4c507

    Biotechonomy

    Biotechonomy is a life science venture capital firm that provides equity financing and management...

Offices/Locations (1)

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    11149 North Torrey Pines Road

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    USA

News (2)

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