Proteona Co-founder Gene Yeo Wins 2019 Xconomy Award San Diego for Big Ideas
Innovative combined genomic and proteomic analysis platform for Immuno-Oncology and Single Cell BioMedical Applications
SINGAPORE, 29 May 2019 - The Proteona team would like to congratulate Prof. Gene Yeo, the scientific co-founder, for winning the first Xconomy Award San Diego for Big Ideas. The winners of Xconomy Award San Diego represent the top talent in life sciences and healthtech in San Diego.
Prof. Gene Yeo is a Professor of Cellular and Molecular Medicine in the University of California San Diago, and a visiting professor at the National University of Singapore. His research interest covers multiple areas including gene expression, computational biology, and genomics. Besides Proteona, he has been involved in several biotech start-up companies that are bringing new technologies from the lab to application.
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Proteona Pte. Ltd. is a new biomedical company based in Singapore and San Diego that is pioneering the use of DNA barcoded antibodies to provide both proteomic and genomic information from the same single cells. Proteona is a spin-off from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR). The platform is a comprehensive sample to answer service that enables users to phenotype cells using standard protein markers and gain a deeper understanding of cell activity based upon their gene expression profiles.