Justin Cheung (reset at community.net) wrote:
: didn't there use to be a biotech firm called
: Darwin Molecular??? i remember somewhere someone
: saying something about evolutionary biology meets
: molecular biology in the biotech industry.
: thanks, Justin (reset at community.net)
Darwin is the biotech which a certain William Gates has backed
heavily. They are apparently using a combination of in vitro evolution,
combinatoric chemistry, and genomics to develop pharmaceuticals.
A number of other companies are using evolutionary techniques to develop
drugs (e.g. Affymax).
Hope this helps...
Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology
Department of Genetics
robison at mito.harvard.edu