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December 2015

Foundry User, X-Therma, Wins Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award

Molecular Foundry industrial user, X-Therma, was one of five recipients of the Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award presented by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, the Biotech/Pharma tycoon, and LA Business Journal.  The award recognizes five new innovations that will have a significant and wide impact on society and industry.

Working with the Foundry's Ron Zuckermann, X-Therma scientists led by Xiaoxi Wei are developing a radical new highway of non-toxic, hyper-effective antifreeze agents to fight unwanted ice formation in regenerative medicine, advanced formulation cosmetics, enhanced quality frozen food, and industrial deicing applications using nature-inspired, biomimetic nanoscience.

Read the full press release.