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    Bioscribe is a top public relations agency dedicated to supporting organizations that are advancing biotechnology, genomics, bioinformatics, molecular diagnostics, and molecular and synthetic biology.


    Our main office is in the San Francisco Bay Area, and our team members are located on both the East and West Coasts.


    Bioscribe was founded in 1997 in the San Francisco Bay Area to support the area's growing biotechnology industry. For nearly 20 years, we have been a leading boutique PR agency working with companies that powered the Human Genome Project and cutting-edge start-ups that are innovating to unlock its value. We've helped launch first, second and third-generation DNA sequencing systems, gene expression tools, bioinformatics software, single cell analysis solutions, molecular diagnostics, DNA forensics systems, next-generation therapies, and vaccines.


    Our senior PR consultants and writers, each with 15+ years of experience, bring decades of experience and expertise in the biotech, molecular diagnostics, pharma, and life science research markets. In addition to previous large PR agency experience, some of our team members have built and run in-house communications teams, and have covered the industry as journalists and editors of leading publications.


    If you need help telling your great stories, we'd love to talk to you. Contact us at

    info [@] bioscribe.com.


    We help our clients define their messaging and positioning, identify publicity opportunities, manage day-to-day corporate and product news flow, and get media coverage.


    Areas of expertise include:

    • Providing counsel and advising on public relations and corporate communications strategy
    • Developing strategic PR and marketing communications plans
    • Managing PR initiatives and marketing communications campaigns, including product launches
    • Writing press releases, brochures, contributed articles, white papers, application notes, customer stories and websites
    • Providing on-going media relations, including pitching news and feature stories to secure publicity, placing contributed articles, preparing spokespersons for interviews and media monitoring
    • Designing and producing events, including panels, launch events and press conferences


    To submit RFPs, or to learn more about what we do, please contact us at info [@] bioscribe.com.


    Media strategy & Media Relations

    Media Strategy & Relations

    Positioning & Messaging, Media Audits, Media Lists, Editorial Calendars, Journalist Outreach, Interview Preparation & Facilitation, Media Training, Coverage Monitoring 

    Editorial Strategy & Content Marketing

    Editorial Strategy & Content Marketing

    Editorial Planning, Customer Profiles, Content Development & Editing, Bylined Articles, White Papers, Case Studies,  Marketing Collateral, Social Media & Website Content

    Product Launches

    Product Launches

    Messaging & Positioning, Publicity Plans, Press Releases, News Distribution, Media Events, Product Placement,  Tradeshow Support

    Blog content management

    Blog & Newsletter Content

    Editorial Calendar Planning, Content Development, Managing Approval Process

    Executive speaking & Thought Leadership

    Thought Leadership & Industry Recognition

    Presentation/Talk Development, Op-Eds, Speaking Opportunities, Awards Programs

    Corproate communications

    Corporate Communications

    Corporate Positioning & Branding, Financing Milestones, Mergers & Expansions, Organizational Communicatons, Issues Management


    It's The Companies We Keep

    Our clients include innovative start-ups powering the DNA revolution, therapeutics companies with the next potential breakthrough for cancer, innovative life science technology companies expanding markets, and financiers of healthcare innovation.

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    Developing therapeutic antibodies for inflammatory and proliferative diseases

    San Carlos, CA


    Allakos is a clinical-stage company developing antibodies that target receptor molecules present on the surface of immune effector cells involved in allergy, inflammation and tissue damage.


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    Intercepting cancer's survival mechanisms

    Houston, TX

    Aravive is developing novel cancer therapeutics that spare healthy cells while targeting tumor adaptive responses and cancer evasion pathways. The company's primary therapeutics focus is the GAS6-AXL pathway, whereby they can interrupt oncogenic signals and turn off the "survival switch" that allows cancer to grow, spread, and acquire therapeutic resistance. 


    Actionable strategies for life sciences

    Paris, France


    Bionest works to create competitive advantage for its clients by developing innovative and differentiated strategies at the corporate, portfolio and brand levels of medical and life science businesses. They also provide valuation and due diligence services to companies, investors and private equity.


    Cancer diagnostics company with unique liquid biopsy technology for better monitoring of disease progression

    Westlake Village, CA


    Cynvenio is a commercial-stage clinical diagnostics company that leverages its proprietary LiquidBiopsy® multi-template technology for the molecular characterization of tumor cells from a standard blood draw.


    Securely store, process, explore and share large, complex genomic datasets

    Mountain View, CA


    Google Genomics helps the life science community organize the world’s genomic information and make it accessible and useful. Through extensions to Google Cloud Platform, you can apply the same technologies that power Google Search and Maps to securely store, process, explore, and share large, complex datasets.


    Integrating the digital universe of information to better diagnose and treat human disease

    New York, NY


    The Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at Mount Sinai harnesses "Big Data" analytics to build predictive models that offer novel insights on disease, and they apply these models in a clinical setting to improve diagnosis and treatment for patients.


    Evolving better science.

    Wilmington, Massachusetts & Cape Town, South Africa


    Kapa Biosystems is a life science reagents supplier that employs proprietary, directed-evolution technologies to optimize enzymes for next-generation sequencing applications as well as PCR and real-time PCR. Kapa Biosystems offers a portfolio of best-in-class products containing novel enzymes that confer significant performance advantages when compared to traditional wild-type enzymes.


    The future of science is sound

    Sunnyvale, CA


    Labcyte is revolutionizing liquid handling. Its Echo liquid handling systems use sound to precisely transfer liquids without contact, eliminating the use of pipettes. Labcyte instruments are used worldwide throughout the pharmaceutical industry, diagnostic companies, genome centers, genomic service companies, biotechnology firms, contract research organizations, and academic institutions.


    Breakthrough solutions to improve health and advance science

    Austin, Tx


    Luminex aims to transform global healthcare and life science research through the development, manufacturing, and marketing of proprietary instruments and assays that deliver cost-effective, rapid results to clinicians and researchers.


    Harnessing the microbiome to improve health

    Mountain View, CA


    Osel, Inc. is pioneering a new class of medicine called Live Biotherapeutic Products (LBPs) that modulate the body’s natural microbiome to restore health and prevent infection. In 2003, Osel was one of the first companies to receive FDA authorization to test a live bacterial therapeutic, and is a pioneer in the field of LBPs. Women's health is their unique focus.


    Investment bankers for middle market growth companies in life sciences

    Wellesley, Mass and Reston, VA


    Outcome Capital is a unique investment banking firm that provides middle-market growth companies in the life sciences, healthcare services and technology markets with a value-added client-centric approach to merger, acquisition and corporate finance advisory services.


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    Third-generation DNA sequencing for complex genomics projects

    Menlo Park, CA


    Pacific Biosciences in transforming the way humankind acquires, processes and interprets data from living systems through the design, development and commercialization of innovative tools for biological research.


    The global leader in applications to quickly analyze and interpret genomic data

    Redwood City, CA


    Ingenuity Systems is a leading provider of biomedical information and analysis solutions for the exploration, interpretation and analysis of complex biological systems.


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    DNA size selection for next-gen sequencing

    Beverly, MA


    Sage Science develops products for sale to the Life Sciences research and Diagnostic laboratory markets. The company's mission is to provide new systems to streamline and improve sample preparation workflows.


    Molecular biology lab in the Cloud

    Menlo Park, CA




    Transcriptic is pioneering a drug discovery revolution and setting new standards for conducting basic biological research. By offering a virtual infrastructure that includes a cloud-based robotic laboratory, researchers can spend more time guiding their scientific experiments and discoveries and less time and resources on monotonous but necessary experiments.


    Replicating physiologically relevant conditions for cell-based assays

    San Francisco, CA


    Xcell is developing revolutionary products and workflows for life science and translational research that reproduce physiologically relevant conditions to enable more meaningful, biologically relevant experiments. The company’s tools empower scientists to obtain accurate and actionable results in important fields such as cancer research, biomarker discovery, lead candidate selection and optimization, stem cell research and regenerative medicine, and immunotherapy drug development.


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    Past Clients

    Some of our past clients include:


    Association for Molecular Pathology, Applied Biosystems, BD Biosciences, Benchling, Biotique Systems, Cellular Resarch (purchased by BD) Chiron Corporation, Connetics Corporation, DNAnexus, DoubleTwist, Eos, GE healthymagination, Gen9, Genentech, GenoSpectra, IntegenX, Invitrogen, Microsoft Health Solutions, Medtronic, Mohr Davidow Ventures, NanoString Technologies, Nektar, NIST: Multiplexed Biomolecular Science Group, Omicia, PAG, PaxVax, Personalis, RainDance Technologies, StationX, Varian Medical Systems, VitaPath Genetics, Zyomyx


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    Leading the next generation of DNA synthesis

    Louisville, KY

    Eurofins Genomics company is an international provider of DNA sequencing services, genotyping services, DNA synthesis products, and bioinformatics services for pharma, diagnostics, food, agriculture, biotechnological, and research markets. Eurofins Genomics operates leading R&D and production sites in the USA, Canada, Germany, India, and Japan. Eurofins Genomics is the genomic services brand of the Eurofins Group, the worldwide leader in food, environmental and pharmaceutical testing.


    Nicole Litchfield, Bioscribe

    Nicole Litchfield

    President & CEO

    Nicole founded Bioscribe in 1997 in San Francisco to meet the communications needs of the emerging biotech industry. She has more than 20 years experience providing PR counsel to Fortune 500 companies, small start-ups, and non-profit associations in this industry.

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    Meredith Salisbury, Bioscribe

    Meredith Salisbury

    Vice President, Editorial Strategy

    Prior to joining Bioscribe, Meredith was CEO and Editor-in-Chief of GenomeWeb, the leading news and information service for scientists in the systems biology field. 

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    Here is a sample of some of the stories we are helping to tell...

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    We are a small group of senior, self-directed professionals passionate about helping clients communicate stories about life science innovations. We are currently recruiting PR counselors, media relations pros, and scientific marketing content writers and MarCom experts who have experience working on biotech accounts. Please send a copy of your resume to us (info [at] bioscribe [dot] com). If it looks like a great match, we'll be in touch. Thanks!