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.”

Mimetics is Teaming with Dr. William Kraus and the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute

Mimetics is working with Dr. William Kraus and his group at the Duke Molecular Physiology Institute to develop new assays for characterizing human circadian patterns.

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.

Mimetics is Collaborating with Dr. Ralph Dean and his Lab at N.C. State

Mimetics is working with Dr. Ralph Dean, an expert on fungal diseases in crop plants, to identify early transcriptional responses to fungal infection.

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 is Collaborating with Dr. Colleen Doherty and her lab at N.C. State

Mimetics is working with Dr. Colleen Doherty, an expert on abiotic stress on a project to study the effects of heat stress due to climate change on rice plants and their productivity.

Small Business Research Loan Program Award

NCBC_logo_Red187_and_BlkWe are pleased to announce that the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in Research Triangle Park has presented Mimetics with a top tier technology award from its Small Business Research Loan program. Funds associated with this award will go towards supporting Mimetics’ work in creating new ways of culturing pathogenic organisms and developing new systems and devices for improving commercial fermentation processes. Mimetics was chosen from a large field of extremely strong companies, and we would like to thank the NC Biotech Center for this award, as well as all of the people that have supported us in working towards this accolade.