Argentine companies Gensus and Bioheuris to develop non-GMO herbicide resistant cotton using gene editing

Bioheuris, an agbiotech startup using synthetic biology and gene editing to fight weeds, and Gensus, the Argentine company that produces and markets certified cotton seeds, today announced a partnership to develop herbicide resistance in this crop using CRISPR gene editing.

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Bioheuris Announces Filing of US Provisional Patent Application for herbicide-resistant genes in crops

Bioheuris, a biotechnology company using synthetic biology and gene editing to combat weeds, is pleased to announce that it has submitted a provisional patent application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to cover genes from crops like soybean, rice, cotton, sorghum and alfalfa, optimized for herbicide resistance.

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Bioheuris welcomes the first hire in US

Bioheuris, a crop improvement company developing sustainable weed management systems, has named Quan Zhang as Scientific Operations Manager. Zhang comes to Bioheuris with 15+ years of research experience in plant science and microbiology, focusing on advancing agricultural biotechnology.

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Bioheuris signs agreement with BioGenerator to incubate a synthetic biology lab in the US

Bioheuris, the Argentine agbiotech startup developing sustainable weed management systems, will expand its scientific operations into the US. Through an agreement with BioGenerator, the company will incubate a synthetic biology lab at the Helix Center in St. Louis, MO...

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