Navigation Links
Intrexon Establishes "Living Arts" Company, BioPop, to Create Consumer Products Inspired by Nature and Made Possible through Science
Date:10/2/2013

GERMANTOWN, Md. and CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, announced today the formation of a new "Living Arts" subsidiary called Biological & Popular Culture, Inc. (BioPop).

BioPop's team of innovative scientists and creative designers, enabled by the synthetic biology engineering technology of Intrexon, aims to create new bio-diverse products like those found in nature. The company plans to utilize the promise of synthetic biology in the field of fine and decorative arts, accessories, toys and unique novelties.  The embedded concept is "living art."

To accelerate development of new concepts Intrexon acquired a controlling equity stake in Yonder Biology, now renamed BioPop, although its principals remain significant equity owners.  Yonder's co-founder, Andy Bass, has been named BioPop's Chief Executive Officer.

"BioPop will use living organisms as bio-palettes that live, grow and respond to stimuli," Bass said.  "Imagine an art piece that 'paints' itself; a living, renewable ambient light source that operates on sunlight, water and nutrients, instead of batteries or electricity. We'll use the same technology to create toys that inspire children through novel uses of nature – combining innovation, entertainment and imagination."

"BioPop aims to evolve the traditional biotechnology industry paradigm that focuses on healthcare and therapeutics.  We are transforming biotechnology to exist in people's everyday lives.  The consumer market is large with diverse interests that will play a vibrant role in biotech's future," Bass concluded.

Andy and his team were the creators of Dino Pet, the world's first living, bioluminescent pet made from
'/>"/>

SOURCE Intrexon Corporation
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. Intrexon and Rentokil Enter into Research and Development Agreement to Explore a New Generation of Highly-Effective, Sustainable Pest Controls
2. Intrexon Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering and Full Exercise of Over-Allotment Option by Underwriters
3. Intrexon Prices Initial Public Offering
4. Intrexon Announces Filing of Registration Statement For Proposed Initial Public Offering
5. Intrexon Organizes Around New Synthetic Biology Markets
6. Intrexon Corporation Raises $150 Million for Synthetic Biology Initiatives
7. Synthetic Biologics Reiterates that the Infectious Disease Collaboration with Intrexon Remains in Effect
8. Synthetic Biologics and Intrexon Corporation Enter Worldwide Exclusive Collaboration for Infectious Diseases
9. ThromboGenics Establishes Level 1 ADR Program for US Investors
10. Pittcon Establishes a Collaborative Program Resource Team for 2014
11. Alacrita Establishes U.S. Headquarters in Boston Area
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 ­ RedBrick Health , a fast-growing leader ... announces that EmblemHealth , the New ... now providing the RedBrick Compass health assessment, combined with ... of its members. EmblemHealth is among the first health ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 Two champions of science, technology, ... of an annual competition for middle and high school ... innovative STEM study. The competition presents students with real-world ... Engineering Aptitude, Mathematics, and Sciences is a program ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... January 15, 2014 Freeslate, Inc ... today announced that Lupin Limited, one of India’s top ... CM Protégé PharmD System for high throughput solid ... is focused on a wide range of quality, affordable ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 Carahsoft and CDS Federal ... 23, 2014 at 2pm EST (11am PST), “Natural Language ... focuses on how technology can turn raw, heterogeneous data ... government agencies. The online webinar will last approximately one ...
Breaking Biology Technology:EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 2EmblemHealth Selects RedBrick Health to Power its Next-Generation Health Engagement and Behavior Change System 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 2Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 3Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 4Technology Student Association Partners with Leaders in STEM Education Advocacy for Annual Competition 5Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 2Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 3Webcast - Natural Language Processing: Converting Raw Data into Actionable Knowledge – Hosted by Carahsoft and CDS Federal Services 2
... FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON , ... clinical-stage cancer biotherapeutics company, today reported positive results from ... (IV) administration of JX-594 to patients with metastatic cancer. ... solid tumors, cancer-targeted replication and gene expression, and anti-cancer ...
... and SAN DIEGO , May 20 ... genomic research organization, published results today describing the successful construction ... the 1.08 million base pair chromosome of a modified ... Mycoplasma mycoides JCVI-syn1.0 and is the proof of principle ...
... ... Scientists Can Focus on Novel Research , ... (PRWEB) May 20, 2010 -- DNA2.0 , the leading gene synthesis and ... order to provide customers with a seamless experience from gene synthesis to protein expression and ...
Cached Biology Technology:Jennerex Reports Positive Phase 1 Results for JX-594 Administered Intravenously 2Jennerex Reports Positive Phase 1 Results for JX-594 Administered Intravenously 3Jennerex Reports Positive Phase 1 Results for JX-594 Administered Intravenously 4First Self-Replicating, Synthetic Bacterial Cell Constructed by J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers 2First Self-Replicating, Synthetic Bacterial Cell Constructed by J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers 3First Self-Replicating, Synthetic Bacterial Cell Constructed by J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers 4First Self-Replicating, Synthetic Bacterial Cell Constructed by J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers 5First Self-Replicating, Synthetic Bacterial Cell Constructed by J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers 6First Self-Replicating, Synthetic Bacterial Cell Constructed by J. Craig Venter Institute Researchers 7DNA2.0 and Blue Sky Biotech Announce Strategic Alliance for Bundled Customer Experience From Gene Synthesis to Purified Protein 2DNA2.0 and Blue Sky Biotech Announce Strategic Alliance for Bundled Customer Experience From Gene Synthesis to Purified Protein 3
(Date:4/17/2014)... Mo. April 17 In the most densely forested ... forests reflect two centuries of human needs, values and ... and clearing forests for agriculture and development, have set ... a U.S. Forest Service study reports. , The report ... conditions and management needs in the Northern United States ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Orange, NJ. April 16, 2014. Kessler Foundation has ... $1.8 million from the Department of Defense Spinal ... is principal investigator for the randomized, double-blinded, controlled, ... improve bone and muscle strength after spinal cord ... Performance & Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation. Two ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... available in German . ... objects; they also provide us with a continuous stream of ... fall or sit still in a car the world ... our retinas. Seemingly without effort, our brain calculates self-motion from ... position and a steady gaze during our own movements. Together ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter northern forests in 50 years 2Five anthropogenic factors that will radically alter northern forests in 50 years 3Kessler Foundation awarded Department of Defense grant for spinal cord injury research 2How vision makes sure that little fish do not get carried away 2How vision makes sure that little fish do not get carried away 3How vision makes sure that little fish do not get carried away 4
... Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) suggests ... that protects against the myriad strains of the HIV ... may need to stimulate the body to produce cross-reactive ... demonstrate that induction of truly broad-spectrum neutralizing antibodies may ...
... (IPF) is a chronic lung disease typically characterized by ... or cough. Most patients live about five years after ... today in the online journal PLoS ONE, a subset ... much more rapid progression to complete pulmonary failure and ...
... for other mothers' kids. , An intriguing study of ... Alberta in Edmonton, Canada and the University of Lethbridge, also ... distress calls of fawns, similar to the responses elicited when ... whitetail and mule deer calls, even when their own fawn ...
Cached Biology News:Gene expression patterns predict rapid decline in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients 2Mule deer moms rescue other fawns 2
... Precipitation Kit is designed for concentration ... aqueous samples. Proteomics sample analysis is ... non-protein impurities such as buffers, salts ... that interfere with electrophoretic separations or ...
... carrier proteins to simplify the production ... Carrier Proteins are commonly used carriers ... heterobifunctional cross-linker (Sulfo-SMCC). This activation results ... Thus allowing the maleimide-activated carrier ...
... This kit allows for rapid, convenient, ... The simple bind/wash/elute process utilizes a spin ... uses beads for concentration of proteins which ... beads are strong ion exchangers, offering high ...
... Disposable. Virgin, optically clear polystyrene ... and alphanumeric coordinates for cell counting. ... number is a new product number, ... number. If showing no availability yet, ...
Biology Products: