With $8M seed round, Protai leverages the proteome to speed up drug discovery

Tech is an increasingly important part of the complex drug discovery and testing process, and with advances in processing power and algorithms it is tapping new areas for analysis. Proteomics, the domain of proteins and their interactions is up next, and Protai is one startup getting to work on it after raising an $8M seed […]

AI proves a dab hand at pure mathematics and protein hallucination

One of the reasons artificial intelligence is such an interesting field is that pretty much no one knows what it might turn out to be good at. Two papers by leading labs published in the journal Nature today show that machine learning can be applied to tasks as technically demanding as protein generation and as […]

Immunai announces a $215M Series B as its ‘immune cell atlas’ matures

Biotech startup Immunai has been on a roll when it comes to funding. The company that set out to create an atlas of the human immune system in 2018 had raised about $80 million by February 2021. On Wednesday, the company announced another significantly larger round: a $215 million series B.  Immunai has been building […]