Aldevron Breakthrough Blog

Investments in Innovative Methods: Rapid Sterility Testing

Speed, control and comparable results: these are among the foremost needs of contract development and manufacturing organizations (CDMOs) and our clients when it comes to plasmid DNA that will be used to support cell and gene therapy at a research, clinical and commercial level. As an early adopter of rapid sterility testing, Aldevron delivers on all three.

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What to Consider When Using DIY Kits for Plasmid DNA Production

Plasmid DNA purification has come a long way since Herbert Boyer and Stanley N. Cohen's experiments in the early 1970s. Molecular biology is now dominated by the various ways recombinant DNA and RNA can be manipulated, and purification techniques have evolved to meet this demand. In sharp contrast to the complicated, labor-intensive efforts that were needed in previous decades to extract even a small amount of DNA, there are now numerous easy-to-use DIY kits available that enable researchers to obtain the DNA they need.

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Advanced HVAC - The Cornerstone of Aldevron Cleanrooms

Aldevron has taken the basic design of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems (HVAC) for biological manufacturing clean rooms a step beyond the industry standard. The result is a super-clean system in our primary facility that allows us to produce the highest quality plasmid DNA, proteins and enzymes. In fact, from a cleanliness standpoint the Aldevron HVAC system is the cleanest I’ve worked on in my 20 years in the industry. 

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Celebrating National DNA Day

In this short video, learn how plasmids are revolutionizing personalized medicine with its wide array of applications. This overview is a perfect introduction to share with the non-scientist and students!

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Forum Report: Aldevron's expansion could equate to $500 million for region

News report courtesy Forum Communication, written by Barry Amundson. Published August 29, 2019

Tax incentive supporters are putting the pressure on to show that programs being offered to businesses and developers are not only going to eventually provide impressive property tax payments but also provide positive ripple effects in the community.

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