Follow us...

 

Search News Archives

Monthly Newsletter

Lab Bulletin January Newsletter

 

VIEW THE LATEST ISSUE

SUBSCRIBE Here

News Channels

 

New Laboratory Products

Lab News

Research & Case Studies

Microscopy | Image Analysis

Separation Science

Brochures & Literature

Videos

Events | Webinars

 

 

Conferences | Events

Optibrium and Bugworks Sign Agreement for StarDrop License

publication date: Aug 23, 2017
 | 
author/source: Optibrium Ltd

Antimicrobial resistance Biopharma selects StarDrop to guide discovery of next generation of antibiotics

optibriumOptibrium™, a developer of software for small molecule discovery, and Bugworks Research Inc. (Bugworks), a company focused on discovering biopharmaceuticals for the treatment of critical and serious bacterial infections, today announced the signing of a two-year agreement to license Optibrium’s StarDrop™ software.  The agreement will see deployment of StarDrop and five of its plug-in modules enabling Bugworks’ scientists at their research site in India to quickly understand structure-activity relationships, identify potential liabilities and design new compounds with the highest chance of success.

Dr V. Balasubramanian, President R&D of Bugworks commented: “The antibiotic pipeline lacks new mechanisms against drug resistant Gram-negative bacteria. Our own in-house efforts to address this are complemented by StarDrop’s intuitive user interface and unique approach to multi-parameter optimisation and compound design.”

Nick Foster, Optibrium’s Head of Commercial Operations, added: “We are delighted to welcome Bugworks to the family of StarDrop users. Antibiotic resistance is a growing global concern and we look forward to supporting the use of StarDrop in the discovery of new ways to combat superbugs.”

Dr Girinath Pillai, CEO at Zastra Innovations, Optibrium’s distribution partner in India, added: “We are very pleased to have been able to support Optibrium and Bugworks in establishing the license agreement. We will continue to ensure easy and fast access to StarDrop with our dedicated team for local on-call and on-site support.”

StarDrop is a comprehensive suite of integrated software with a highly visual and user-friendly interface. It enables a seamless flow from the latest data through to predictive modelling and decision-making regarding the next round of synthesis and research, improving the speed, efficiency, and productivity of the drug discovery process. Seamlessly connecting with other informatics methods and databases, StarDrop provides user-friendly access to resources, making project management quicker and simpler.


more about optibrium


more news from optibrium


 


If you have not logged into the website then please enter your details below.



 

 

Popular this Month...

Our Top 10 most popular articles this month

 

Today's Picks...

 

 


 

Looking for a Supplier?

Search by company or by product

 


Company Name:

Product:


 

 

Please note Lab Bulletin does not sell, supply any of the products featured on this website. If you have an enquiry, please use the contact form below the article or company profile and we will send your request to the supplier so that they can contact you directly.

Lab Bulletin is published by newleaf marketing communications ltd

 


 

Media Partners