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2020.09.10

Sai Life Sciences expands suite of cellular analysis platforms in Cambridge, MA

Discovery Biology Laboratory in Boston, MA, USA

Sai Life Sciences today announced the addition of state-of-the-art cellular analysis platforms at its Discovery Biology facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Coinciding with its first anniversary in Cambridge, the expanded suite of capabilities include the Opera Phenix high content screening platform, FACSCelesta flow cytometer and FACSMelody flow sorter, enabling it to better serve start-up and biotech companies in the region, especially in projects exploring novel biology in oncology, neuroscience and rare diseases.

Over the past year, the lab has delivered a range of projects including genetic and pharmacological target validation studies, reagent validation, and developed a variety of assays for its clients, such as cellular target engagement assays and in vitro biomarker assessments.

Describing their experience of working with Sai Life Sciences, Founder & CEO of Auron Therapeutics, Dr Katherine Yen said, “Not only do they perform carefully executed experiments and deliver the data in a timely manner, their technical expertise contributed to the experimental design and interpretation of the results which enabled us to rapidly generate critical data for our drug discovery programs"

Echoing a similar sentiment, Co-Founder & Director of R&D of Eikonizo Therapeutics, Al Schroeder said, “The Sai team was quick to develop a workplan and kick-off the experiments to address our assay development needs, and their presence in Cambridge really expedited the project. We’ve been very happy with their rigor and speed and we will definitely continue to work with them.”

Located in the heart of the Cambridge/Boston biotech ecosystem, Sai’s 8,500 square feet lab in Kendall Square creates opportunities for local biotechs to have frequent face-to-face collaboration with Sai scientists, and to accelerate the pace of their externalized research by reducing cycle-times. The exploratory focus of the lab allows clients to externalize complex biology projects that necessitate more fluid experimental design with real-time decision making. Complementing the team in Cambridge is a larger biology team in India that works in tandem to present clients an optimal solution in terms of speed, cost and talent.

Speaking about the company’s plans, CEO & Managing Director of Sai Life Sciences, Krishna Kanumuri said, “We are committed to helping our clients successfully advance their internal discovery portfolios and are investing considerable resources to provide world-class service in the Boston area. These new capability additions are just the latest in our strategic growth plan with significant additional capabilities coming soon.”

The Cambridge lab serves as a vital bridge, enabling seamless integration with rest of the company’s service offerings across UK and India, spanning the drug discovery and development continuum including medicinal chemistry, DMPK and toxicology, process chemistry and analytical development, and commercial scale manufacturing.

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2021.07.26

Sai Life Sciences Wins Golden Peacock National Training Award 2021

Sai Life Sciences Wins Golden Peacock National Training Award 2021

Sai Life Sciences, one of India’s fastest growing Contract Research, Development & Manufacturing Organizations (CRDMOs), today announced that it has been honoured with the Golden Peacock National Training Award 2021 in the pharmaceutical category. This is the second consecutive Golden Peacock Award for the company following the Golden Peacock National Quality Award it received in […]
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2021.06.30

Sai Life Sciences partners with Roshini Trust for an initiative in support of Mental Health.

Sai Life Sciences partners with Roshini Trust for an initiative in support of Mental Health.

For an ailment in the body, we seek medical attention. What about the mind? Conditions such as stress, anxiety, mood swings and depression caused by loss of a loved one, trauma, lifestyle change or biological changes can impact your mental state. At Sai Life Sciences, we empathize with such situations and believe that it is […]
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2021.04.01

Sustainable transformation stemming from the shop floor

Sustainable transformation
stemming from the shop floor

“You’ll never change your life unless you change something you do daily.” This well-known quote by John Maxwell rings true in the context of our shop floor management. We began with a small pilot of an interactive and inclusive program we call Shop Floor Transformation Initiative (SFTI) in one of our production blocks in December […]
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2021.03.26

CII-SR EHS Excellence Awards

Sai Life Sciences manufacturing facility achieves 5-star rating at CII-SR EHS Excellence Awards

Sai Life Sciences, one of India’s fastest growing Contract Research, Development & Manufacturing Organizations (CRO/ CDMO), today announced that its flagship manufacturing facility in Bidar, Karnataka received a 5-star rating for excellence in EHS practices at the 13th edition of the Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII-SR) EHS Excellence Awards. This is the second consecutive year […]
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2021.03.24

Clean room block

Sai Life Sciences opens new clean room block at its manufacturing campus

Sai Life Sciences, one of India’s fastest growing Contract Research, Development & Manufacturing Organizations (CRDMOs), today announced the opening of a new Clean Room block at its cGMP API & Intermediate Manufacturing campus in Bidar, India. Making the announcement, Krishna Kanumuri, CEO & Managing Director of Sai Life Sciences said, “Over the last two years […]
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