News Oct 23, 2019

Growing Lawrence Technology Company Uses DNA to Ensure Food Chain Traceability

By Lindsey Slater Communications Director Lawrence Chamber of Commerce September 24, 2019 Lawrence is located in the middle of the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, the largest concentration of animal health companies in the world. IdentiGEN, whose U.S. operations are based in the Bioscience and Technology Business Center at the University of Kansas, uses DNA […]

News Oct 22, 2019

Likarda Co-Founder Dr. Lisa Stehno-Bittel one of 50 Kansans You Should Know

Bankers and Businessmen, Farmers and Financiers. You’ll find them all in Ingram’s 50 Kansans You Should Know To find these 50 Kansans, we cast an 82,227-square-mile blanket across the Sunflower State. Time for a little global geography test. Here are a few countries from around the world: Syria. Cambodia. Greece. North Korea. Ireland. Cuba. Switzerland. […]

News Oct 22, 2019

Back to the Cutting Edge

SEPTEMBER 13, 2019 Our effort to restore the Department of Commerce involves building capacity and reestablishing successful programs and tools that helped the state facilitate growth and spark investment in key industries for our future. This means getting back to the cutting edge of areas where we were previously invested and leading. During the 1980’s, […]

News Oct 22, 2019

BTBC Company Rubrik Ranked Among 50 Hottest U.S. Companies to Work For

LinkedIn Top Startups 2019: The 50 hottest U.S. companies to work for now Jessi Hempel, Senior Editor at Large at LinkedIn Published on September 4, 2019 The 2019 LinkedIn Top Startups list reveals the 50 hottest companies where Americans want to work now. Successful founders channel tenacity and ambition into the pursuit of a vision […]

News Oct 22, 2019

Clara Biotech boasts first-of-its-kind cancer detection from lab in Lawrence

By: Elyssa Bezner, Reporter–   August 13, 2019 A Kansas startup says its cancer detection process — requiring only a single blood sample — could dramatically simplify a often-harrowing health care experience, as well as lead to personalized treatments for illnesses ranging from cancer to neurological diseases like Parkinson’s or multiple sclerosis. Founders: Dr. Mei He, James West Founding […]

News Jun 13, 2019

Two KU Law graduates are first to complete LEAD program

 Updated on May 28, 2019 When Nate Crosser and Samantha Wagner signed up for the LEAD programas 18-year-olds, they were on a fast track to law school. Now, six years later, they are law school graduates and the first two students to complete the program. “I’ve enjoyed being part of the LEAD program,” Wagner said. “It’s […]

News Jun 07, 2019

The Future Is Circular

Erik Kobayashi-Solomon Contributor Over the last few months, I have been talking and writing about the paradigm shift in the investing world brought about by climate change. “Paradigm shift” is not only a buzzword; rather, it represents a fundamental change to the principles on which a system is organized. A paradigm shift leaves those stuck […]

News Apr 07, 2019

Releasing the Handbrake on Exosome Applications

April 2, 2019 Michele Wilson PhD Science Writer Exosome are tiny vesicles that are derived from multivesicular endosomes. They are released from cells and have been shown to persist in the circulation for hours. As exosomes contain a variety of components (including proteins, lipids, mRNA and DNA) and are taken up by target cells, they […]

News Mar 18, 2019

Tyson Fresh Meats and IdentiGEN Collaborate to Trace Beef Using DNA Technology

March 14, 2019 DNA TraceBack® to support Open Prairie® Natural* Angus Beef March 14, 2019 — Dakota Dunes, S.D. – TYSON FRESH MEATS, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN), is collaborating with IDENTIGEN to use DNA technology to trace beef back to the individual animal of origin. IdentiGEN’s signature DNA TraceBack® system will be a […]