Press

04/02/2015 – Radiant Genomics enters a collaboration agreement with Dow AgroSciences for the discovery of novel crop protection systems

02/26/2015 – Radiant Genomics receives a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a breakthrough screening and strain improvement platform for industrial actinomycetes

01/26/2015 – Radiant Genomics receives a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop novel Amphotericin and polyene antifungal analogs. 

11/20/2014 – Radiant Genomics receives a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop its Enzyme Variant Engine

10/19/2014 – Dr. Jeffrey Kim describes Radiant Genomics’ approach to natural product discovery during BioInnovate interview.

06/11/2014 – Radiant Genomics receives a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institute of Aging

02/11/2014 – Dr. Jay Keasling, a leader in bioengineering and biomanufacturing, joins the scientific advisory board of Radiant Genomics.

01/23/2014 – Dr. Trent Northen, high-throughput metabolomics and mass spectrometry pioneer, joins the scientific advisory board of Radiant Genomics.

08/31/2013 – Radiant Genomics receives a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop its platform technology for natural product discovery.

07/18/2013 – Dr. Roger Linington, a world leader in natural product research, joins Radiant Genomics’ scientific advisory board.

07/08/2013 – Dr. Jeffrey Kim will be giving a lecture at SynB to discuss synthetic biology for computer programmers

11/15/2012 – Dr. Jeffrey Kim will be presenting an overview of Radiant Genomics’ pipeline for natural product discovery at SynBioBeta.

Recent Publications:

Mapping gene clusters within arrayed metagenomic libraries to expand the structural diversity of biomedically relevant natural products. Owen JG, Reddy BV, Ternei MA, Charlop-Powers Z, Calle PY, Kim JH and Brady SF. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jul 16;110(29):11797-802.

Natural product biosynthetic gene diversity in geographically distinct soil microbiomes. Reddy BV, Kallifidas D, Kim JH, Charlop-Powers Z, Feng Z, Brady SF. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 May;78(10):3744-52.

The transmembrane LRR protein DMA-1 promotes dendrite branching and growth in C. elegans. Liu OW, Shen K. Nat Neurosci. 2011 Dec 4;15(1):57-63.

Fluostatins produced by the heterologous expression of a TAR reassembled environmental DNA derived type II PKS gene cluster. Feng Z, Kim JH, Brady SF. J Am Chem Soc. 2010 Sep 1;132(34):11902-3.

Cloning large natural product gene clusters from the environment: piecing environmental DNA gene clusters back together with TAR. Kim JH, Feng Z, Bauer JD, Kallifidas D, Calle PY, Brady SF. Biopolymers. 2010 Sep;93(9):833-44.

Expanding small-molecule functional metagenomics through parallel screening of broad-host-range cosmid environmental DNA libraries in diverse proteobacteria. Craig JW, Chang FY, Kim JH, Obiajulu SC, Brady SF. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2010 Mar;76(5):1633-41.

Metagenomic approaches to natural products from free-living and symbiotic organisms. Brady SF, Simmons L, Kim JH and Schmidt EW Nat Prod Rep. 2009 Nov;26(11):1488-503.

Systematic genetic analysis of virulence in the human fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans. Liu OW, Chun CD, Chow ED, Chen C, Madhani HD, Noble SM. Cell. 2008 Oct 3;135(1):174-88.

Negative feedback that improves information transmission in yeast signalling. Yu RC, Pesce CG, Colman-Lerner A, Lok L, Pincus D, Serra E, Holl M, Benjamin K, Gordon A, BrentR. Nature. 2008 Dec 11;456(7223):755-61.

Exploration of whole-genome responses of the human AIDS-associated yeast pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans var grubii: nitric oxide stress and body temperature. Chow ED, Liu OW, O’Brien S, Madhani HD. Curr Genet. 2007 Sep;52(3-4):137-48.