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Mimetics’ analytics help to show that loss of yield in rice plants from warm nighttime temperatures results from changes induced in plant circadian patterns

Working in collaboration with Dr. Colleen Doherty’s lab at North Carolina State University, Mimetics researchers have shown for the first time that warm nighttime temperatures disturb the circadian patterns of gene expression in rice plants, leading to depressed yields. This effort involved a careful study of time series transcriptional data from the entire rice genome. […]

Mimetics Presents at the N.C. Biotechnology Center

At the N.C. Biotechnology Center Professional Forum on May 1, 2019, Mimetics presented its work with Dr. Colleen Doherty of N.C. State University on the “Effects of Warm Night Time Temperatures due to Climate Change on the Circadian Gene Expression Patterns of Rice Plants.”

Dr. Jacob Pritt Joins Mimetics

Mimetics is pleased to announce that Dr. Jacob Pritt is joining our team as a computational scientist.  Jacob comes to Mimetics after earning his PhD in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins.  Jacob’s research has focused on improving the scalability and accuracy of sequencing analysis tools in the context of increasingly large experiments.

Precision Fermentation, Inc. Spins Out of Mimetics

Mimetics is pleased to announce that Precision fermentation, Inc. (“PFI”), a company that Mimetics has incubated to develop a system for monitoring beer fermentations, is now an independent entity with its own funding and management.  Mimetics wishes the new company well and looks forward to great things from PFI.

Mimetics Moves to RTP

Mimetics has combined its laboratory and corporate offices and moved to Research Triangle Park. We are now in the old Hamner Building on Davis Drive.

Mimetics Awarded SBIR Grant from the NSF

Mimetics is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a Phase I SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). This award, which falls under the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics funding program, will assist us in two major ways. First it will help in the development of our newest software and algorithms that assist […]

Dr. Ashlee Valente Joins Mimetics

Dr. Ashlee Valente is our newest hire at Mimetics. Dr. Valente earned her B.S. and M.S. in Bioinformatics at Rochester Institute in Technology and completed her doctoral studies at Duke University in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. Ashlee’s doctoral thesis work focused on the development of statistical models to improve computational pre-processing of transcriptomics and proteomics data. […]