December Highlights: Golden Ticket Opportunities, Exciting News from Our Community and Year-End Celebrations!

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Diversity Golden Ticket

Through generous backing from AbbVie, we are pleased to announce the 2023 MBC BioLabs Diversity Golden Ticket, a program designed to support under-represented biotech entrepreneurs. Applications are open until December 22, 2023. Click the link below to learn more and apply. 

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NEWS FROM OUR COMMUNITY

Kate Hudson Joins Symbiome as Creative Advisor

Academy Award-nominated actress Kate Hudson, an avid Symbiome customer, has joined the MBC resident company as Creative Advisor to help develop their next generation of microbiome products in skin and gut health, saying “I am proud and excited to join the brilliant and dedicated Symbiome team on their mission to improve health from the outside in.” Congrats on adding Kate’s celebrity, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit to your team, Symbiome!  

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MBC BioLabs Alum, Loyal, Makes Headlines with their Pioneering Longevity Drugs for Dogs

Aiming to bridge the longevity gap between breeds, Loyal, a pet longevity company, is on the verge of a veterinary breakthrough. They're developing an injectable drug targeting the IGF-1 hormone, with the goal of extending the healthy lives of larger dogs by at least a year. Garnering support from the FDA for a fast-tracked authorization, Loyal is on track for a potential conditional approval of their drug, LOY-001, in 2026. This approval could allow the drug to reach the market even before the completion of extensive clinical trials, as shared by Founder and CEO, Celine Halioua. 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Year End Celebration with Cytiva

 

December 5 @ noon - 3pm
930 Brittan Ave, San Carlos

Please join us for a Year-End Celebration with our wonderful partners at Cytiva! There will be meet and greets, information highlighting innovative technologies, and lunch from Kabob Trolley food truck to keep our brains fueled.

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Breaking 7% Pitch Day and Networking Event

 

December 5 @ 6 - 8pm
135 Mississippi St, San Francisco

Come join us for a Holiday Party and Networking Event hosted by Breaking 7%! Breaking 7% is a dedicated community uniting women in dealmaking roles to foster growth in deal flow, partnerships, and information sharing within our network.

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MBC BioLabs 10 Year Anniversary Party

 

December 13 @ 4 - 7pm
135 Mississippi St, San Francisco

Please join us to celebrate MBC BioLabs 10th Birthday! We’ll have live music from the Suburu/Nervo Acoustic Duo, delicious appetizers and a selection of wine and beer. We’d love to see you there!

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Partner Office Hours

Looking to connect with Sartorius, Agilent, Revvity, or Thermo Fisher Scientific - and enjoy a free treat? Check times and locations on our Partner calendar.

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NEW COMPANIES

Huminly

At Huminly, we recycle the unrecyclable, starting with textiles. Using just water, salt, and enzymes, we take blended textile waste and extract high-quality raw materials like cotton and polyester to make brand new clothes. We help textile manufacturers and fashion brands reach their sustainability targets by diverting more of their waste from landfill while offering them a sustainable source of raw materials without needing to compromise on cost or quality. Huminly will be joining the 930 Brittan community in San Carlos.

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Pasture Bio

Pasture Biosciences is building a vaccine for cattle to augment their rumen microbiome to reduce their methane emissions. They will be joining the 135 Mississipi Street community in San Francisco.

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SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS
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