Newsletter – June 2018




June 2018 Newsletter


Nitto Partners with MBC BioLabs for a New San Carlos Life Science Startup Incubator

Nitto Denko Corporation, a global materials company, and MBC BioLabs, a life science incubator in the San Francisco Bay Area, announced that they will jointly support early-stage startup companies, where Nitto will serve as the Founding Partner for MBC BioLabs’ new co-working laboratory facility in San Carlos.
The new location represents an expansion of MBC BioLabs’ Bay Area footprint beyond San Francisco, with closer proximity to Silicon Valley and Stanford University. The purpose-built, fully equipped facility at 733 Industrial Rd. adds 10,000 square feet to the prestigious MBC BioLabs network, and provides all the resources needed for life science companies to start generating data on their first day. The vibrant co-working office and lab space are designed to support creative and collaborative interactions both within and among the resident companies. 
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Congratulations Engine Bio!

We are happy to announce that Engine Bio is the winner of a Pfizer Golden Ticket! Engine Bio will receive one year’s use of MBC BioLab’s lab bench and Fast-Track Core Facility and unique access to Pfizer scientific and business leaders. Pfizer is pleased to support Engine Bio’s artificial intelligence and high-throughput, massively-parallel biological experimentation platform for accelerating drug discover.


Showcase: June 7, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
UCSF Biomaterials and Bioengineering Correlative Microscopy Core Showcase: Correlative Imaging


Correlative microscopy is a sophisticated approach that combines the imaging capabilities of typically separate, but powerful microscopy platforms.

Misun Kang, PhD


Dr. Kang is a scientist and microscopist in natural sciences and by training in geosciences at the Biomaterials and Bioengineering Correlative Microscopy Core. Dr. Kang’s extensive expertise is in topics related to X-ray computed tomography, and light and electron microscopy techniques. Dr. Kang’s interdisciplinary expertise permits her to interact effectively on a routine basis with scientists and clinicians from various disciplines and institutions, both nationally and internationally. Routine data analyses involve characterization and structure-function association at multiple length-scales using various post analyses software including AVIZO and MATLAB.


Upcoming Event

  • San Carlos Open House

    Come to meet MBC BioLabs residents, tour our new space in San Carlos, and hear about our exciting plans for the future. There will be posters from our companies, a live band, and an opportunity to chat with our partners and staff. RSVP In just 4 years, we have helped 116 entrepreneurial teams create fast, focused and frugal biotech companies that have gone on to raise $2.4 billion and counting. With this new facility, we can empower more entrepreneurs with the space and resources they need to tackle world changing science. Come join us in celebrating our newest MBC Biolabs campus and welcome our residents and partners!


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