Astronematode is on Gardeners of the Galaxy episode 6

Hear Dr. Fatma Kaplan and Karl Schiller talk about the challenges and excitement of sending the first agricultural biocontrol experiment to the International Space Station on Gardeners of the Galaxy episode 6! We had a great time chatting with Emma. Click on the picture below to listen to the podcast.

You can read the article we published, Dynamics of entomopathogenic nematode foraging and infectivity in microgravity, in npj Microgravity.


IndieBio Biotech Entrepreneur Panel at UC Davis

Pheronym Co-founders, Dr. Kaplan and Mr. Schiller, were in the IndieBio Biotech Entrepreneur Panel at UC Davis on Wednesday, January 23 with networking.

What is the most important thing you learned at @indbio? “Marketing!

Afterward, the Pheronym founders met UC-Davis students, other great current and future UC Davis entrepreneurs!

Pheronym was featured by Gainesville’s WCJB TV20!

Photo by: Jeffrey W. Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services,

Our very own Abigail Perret-Gentil was interviewed by WCJB TV20 for What’s Growing On? Nematodes.  She talked about plant parasitic nematodes, beneficial nematodes and how  we at Pheronym leverage pheromones to control them both for crop protection.