This week’s #featuredcompany is…*drumroll*… @pheronym! This company “uses pheromones to control agricultural pests” and to “help solve world food crisis and feed the growing world population.” Learn more: https://t.co/KEnWqd9taJ pic.twitter.com/8KkICDMIqZ
— UF SidMartinBiotech (@UFSidMartinBio) February 5, 2018
Florida Congressman Yoho and Vietnamese Ambassador visit start-ups at the Sid Martin Biotech Incubator in Alachua, FL.
Pheronym lab manager Abigail provided a tour of Pheronym lab at the Sid Martin. She explained how biocontrol works for agricultural pest control.
Pheronym uses pheromones of microscopic roundworms, called nematodes. We are first to bring nematode pheromones from lab bench to the market to improve the efficacy of commercial beneficial nematodes for insect control.
Lab manager Abigail at Pheronym is explaining how biocontrol works for agricultural pest control and how Pheronym uses pheromones from microscopic roundworms to improve the efficacy of commercially available beneficial nematodes for insect control.
Pheronym is honored to be one of the featured speakers at the SynBioBeta 2018: The Global Synthetic Biology Summit in San Francisco, October 1-3
Synbiobeta 2018, where tech meets bio, and bio meets tech. It is the premier industry event for biological engineers, entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors.
September 2017, Pheronym becomes a CLSA Fellow
2017 was an exciting year for Pheronym with so many good things to come. However, we started out in a dire situation with no income and running out of money. We looked at the bright side, we had a bank loan, a functioning R&D lab full of interns who had their own funding, 3 pending grants, and most importantly hope. …….
Read more follow the link.
Pheronym is presenting at the CLSI Fellows of All-Star Team (FAST) closing showcase on December 13, 2017 in San Francisco.
A tragic accident happened in Chernobyl, Russia, a far away country. But it had a dramatic effect on our food, land, and lives then and years to come. At that time, I was a kid and did not think of it much except that it was a very sad accident in Russia. It didn’t affect me. However, scientists predicted that the radioactivity would come with the clouds to where I lived, come down in the rain and contaminate our soil and food. They also predicted that 10 to 15 years later cancer incidents would increase. Yes, the radioactivity did come with the clouds, rained on our land….. Read more
It was a pleasure to tell share our story about nematode pheromones at the New Context Conference in San Francisco, Nov 3-4, 2017.
If you missed Dr. Kaplan’s presentation, you have a second chance. Here is a video: Nematode Pheromones: The Journey from Bench to Market.