- The origins of Madison's technology industry can be traced back much farther than 1982, but Fred Blattner felt pretty isolated when he opened DNASTAR, Inc
. that year.
Other than another young company - an upstart called Promega
- and a few more, the producer of DNA analysis software was in ne......Full article >>>
ofessors who discovered a market for their research tools.
And now, with a revolution underway in structural biology and its 25th anniversary approaching, DNASTAR still offers DNA sequencing, which permits a more in-depth analysis of genes, and has moved into database searching and micro arrays.
"They were one of the early leaders in bioinformatics and in assisting researchers w......Full article >>>
ease information on its finances, but general manager Tom Schwei maintains the company has been consistently profitable. Its clientele includes three of the America's top five pharmaceutical companies, plus several prominent research institutions, including Cornell University
and Washington University
in St. Louis. Although tw......Full article >>>
ower doubles every 18 months.
On the whole, it's been interesting to ride on the whole Moore curve, Blattner said, referring to the technology adoption life cycle articulated by author Geoffrey Moore.
Blattner marvels at how far genomics has come. While the latter part of the 20th century became "the age of DNA," Blattner recalls that when he starte......Full article >>>
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