MBC BioLabs Newest Campus Opening in May

We are excited to announce that our newest campus in San Carlos is on pace to open in May. Because several of our existing and new companies have COVID-19 related programs, construction of the site has been deemed essential. Our agile "rent what you need, when you need it" model has made us a sought-after platform for companies racing to develop diagnostics and therapies for COVID-19. We are super proud of our resident companies working to find solutions to this global health crisis.
2020 AbbVie Golden Ticket Selection Day

AbbVie has chosen six semi-finalists for the AbbVie 2020 Golden Ticket Competition to be held on Tuesday, April 14This year presentations will be made via video conference attended by members of AbbVie's Venture team and senior leaders from Corporate Strategy and R&D organizations.
GE Healthcare Has a New Name
MBC BioLabs is thrilled to continue our partnership with GE Healthcare Life Sciences under its new name and logo, Cytiva. Leading life sciences brands such as ÄKTA, Amersham, HyClone, MabSelect and Whatman are now part of Cytiva. Read Full Press Release.
JLABS Webinar - Detecting Viruses: How are leading scientists thinking about early detection?
April 16, 2020 from 10:00 to 11:00 AM

Recent episodes have brought to top of mind the need for early virus detection. However, there are many viruses whose effects can be limited by early and/or pre-symptomatic detection. Join us for a talk with two leading Johnson & Johnson Innovation - JLABS companies to learn about their diagnostic approaches and views on protecting individuals in the current and any potential future crises.

Jeff Calcagno , MD - Head of JLABS Bay Area
Trevor Martin, Ph.D. - Co- Founder and CEO Mammoth Biosciences
David Seftel, MD - Co-Founder and CEO Enable Biosciences

Leica Virtual Computational Clearing Workshop
April 14, 2020 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM

SEMINAR and Q&A: THUNDER Imagers – Decode 3D Biology in Real-time, followed by a Virtual System Demonstration

Presented by: Olga Davydenko, Ph.D., Jen Lee, Ph.D., Garrett Standish

Computational Clearing – available exclusively on Leica Microsystems THUNDER Imagers – offers groundbreaking ease of use, throughput, speed and sensitivity for 3D tissue, live cell and model organism imaging. Get unparalleled image quality from stereo, upright and inverted live cell microscopes.


Based upon ten years of dermatological research with renowned French and US institutions, ELSI attacks the damage caused by beauty products and the environment on our skin. They are disrupting the $120B health and beauty industry with personalized & science-backed clean skincare for sensitive skin (special focus on the skin microbiome), supported by advanced analytics and a scientific diagnosis. ELSI was awarded in 2019 the French-American Entrepreneurship Awards and Joined JLABS SF in 2020.

Florica Therapeutics uses cutting edge technology to create therapeutics that address degenerative diseases of aging. The hypothalamus is a part of the brain that serves as a master regulator of aging. Essential physiological functions crucial to homeostasis are controlled by the hypothalamus region of the brain. Their goal is to pioneer therapeutics based on the hypothalamus stem cell to treat musculoskeletal and cognitive degeneration, thereby increasing both human health span and lifespan.