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Operating system for life science

Benchling was started by a group of software engineers with molecular and computational biology experience. Many of us chose not to pursue paths in science because we were frustrated at how hard it was to work together. We’ve experienced the pain of poorly managed data, irreproducible research, and paper lab notebooks.
 
Thousands of scientists all around the world use Benchling to do research. Whether they are at the world’s largest companies, the top research universities, or working on a startup in a garage, scientists use Benchling for the same reason: to be empowered, not encumbered, by their tools.

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What We're Building

Benchling makes life science research faster and more collaborative.

Biotechnology has the potential to solve humanity’s most pressing challenges, such as disease, renewable energy, clean water, and hunger. The brightest minds are working on these problems but they are equipped with archaic tools. We aspire to fix this and increase the rate of scientific output with a platform for researchers to design and run experiments, analyze data, and share results.

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Jobs at Benchling

Benchling Team

Ashutosh Singhal
@Benchling. previously revenue @Twitter, founder @ hotspots.io, MIT.
Henry Holbrook
SDR Manager @Benchling
Mike Zhu
Duke Biomedical Engineering and CS. Experience with computational biology, machine learning, and working in a startup environment.
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What are some of the toughest engineering problems Benchling is facing now?
**CRISPR** CRISPR is a new method of genome editing that is taking the field by storm. Helping scientists design CRISPR requires running analyses on massive genomic datasets very quickly, and creating ways to visualize complex results. See http://benchling.engineering/optimizing-crispr/ and http://benchling.engineering/crispr-aws-lambda/ for examples of engineering problems in CRISPR we’ve recently worked on. **Security infrastructure** We hold mission-critical data for our customers, so security is very important to them. One solution we offer enterprises is a “private cloud”, a deployment that’s isolated from the rest of Benchling at the networking level. We need to find a way to deploy many of these private clouds but keep our infrastructure scalable, maintain the highest level of security, and avoid operational overhead in maintenance. **Extending our product** We’re planning to add support for many biological data types over the next year. We need to model data in our backend such that all types easily support shared operations but rich, type-specific operations are still efficient. We also need to structure our frontend such that it has reusable components (part of why we love React) so we can add new features quickly and maintain a consistent user experience.
Ashutosh Singhal
Founder at Benchling

Benchling Investors

Vijay Karunamurthy
Director of Engineering at Apple. Co-founder and CEO at @Nom . Previously @Stanford University, @YouTube, @Google .
Royyuru Avinash
Co-founder & CEO @Product ML Employee #1 @tenCube, acq. McAfee PM @Plumbee , acq. GSN Games Early stage investor @Leap Motion @Benchling
Adam Draper
Founder of @Boost VC, previous founder of @Xpert Financial, studied at @University of California, Los Angeles
Jude Gomila
CEO and Founder @ Golden. Prev @Heyzap/Aq $45m $->100+ co: Gusto, ClearTax, Boom, Bugsnag, Benchling, Ginkgo, Airtable, Carta, Human Interest, Atrium, Ironclad
Geoff Ralston
Partner at @Imagine K12. Partner at @YCombinator. Former CEO of music startup @Lala (acquired by @Apple); Former Chief Product Officer at @Yahoo
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