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Harvard professor and entrepreneur Tim Springer donates $210 million to the Institute for Protein Innovation

The gift further positions the emerging nonprofit to transform biomedical research with novel protein tools…

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Sophia Ulmer brings creativity and computational prowess to protein engineering

Art and science can seem at odds. But fundamentally, both focus on exploration and the…

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Chasing a ‘quantum leap’ in cell surface biology: A Q&A with Junichi Takagi

Cell surface receptors are, by and large, the main molecular target for therapeutics. Also known…

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Feature photo announcing IPI Surfacing, a symposium on June 15, 2023 from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center.

Institute for Protein Innovation welcomes top researchers at first symposium

BOSTON, March 29, 2023 — The Institute for Protein Innovation (IPI) will host IPI Surfacing,…

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Uncovering the secrets of mechanotransduction, one integrin receptor at a time

For the body to function, cells must decide. Embryonic cells elect to reproduce and shape…

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Engineering Protein A to Z for VH3 antibody purification

Antibody purification is often taken for granted. It’s an essential step in isolating desirable antibodies…

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Inside the IPI pipeline

Of the tools underpinning biomedical research, antibodies are among the most impactful. Their ability to…

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Institute for Protein Innovation welcomes esteemed industry leader Kenneth Fasman, Ph.D. as president and chief executive officer

Boston, November 15, 2022 — The Institute for Protein Innovation (IPI), a nonprofit research organization…

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Bioscience leader Ken Fasman to steer IPI as new president and CEO

The walls of Ken Fasman’s ninth-floor office are still bare. But the new president and…

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Dream come true: Zehra Sayers builds structural biology for the next generations

Zehra Sayers always dreamed of finding precise answers to life’s core questions. A professor and…

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AI Proteins secures $18.2 million seed round to pioneer high-throughput platform for advanced miniprotein therapeutics

Company to focus on the rapid development of miniproteins tailor-made for therapeutics, driving down costs…

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With a modern take on a family legacy, Stephen Blacklow joins IPI to push bioscience forward

Stephen Blacklow has biomedical curiosity in his genes. As the newest Board of Directors member…

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