Genetics, Inc. (Modular) uses its proprietary automated gene
engineering system to create new products. Modular's proprietary
engineering system provides a significant competitive advantage by
speeding the rate of product development, reducing costs, and
allowing many products to be developed simultaneously.
Modular is focused on sustainable chemistry and is a leading
company in today's Industrial Biotechnology Revolution. Modular's
specialty is the design and development of engineered
microorganisms that synthesize chemicals using cheap renewable raw
materials, like sugar. Modular is positioned to take a leading
role as the world transitions from a petroleum-based economy to an
economy based on renewable raw materials.
Recent Press Releases
Designer Microbes Make Green Surfactants
February 2, 2015
Clinton Ideas Matter Essay Contest 2nd Place Winner Highlights the
Potential of Synthetic Biology
Modular Genetics Congratulates Clinton Ideas Matter Essay Contest 2nd
July 15, 2013
Modular Genetics Demonstrates Production of Bio-Derived Glycinate, an
March 28, 2011
Genetics Issued Notice of Allowance for Patent Application Covering its
First "Green" Surfactant
August 27, 2010
Genetics and University Collaborators Awarded NSF RAPID Response Grant
to Develop Green-Chemicals for Oil Spill Clean-Up
June 11, 2010
Modular Genetics and Iowa State University Developing Microorganisms to
Clean up the Massive BP Oil Spill
September 24, 2009
Pacific Rim Summit to Highlight Novel Biotech Applications for Bioenergy.
September 22, 2009
Modular Genetics, Inc. to Present at the 18th Annual CBB/IBA Joint Conference on Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing on Tuesday, October 20, 2009.
August 17, 2009
Professor P. Somasundaran Joins Scientific Advisory Board of Modular Genetics, Inc.
July 20, 2009
Modular Genetics, Inc. to Present at Society for Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting and Exhibition on Tuesday, July 28, 2009