Emerging Company Profile Aurora: Mammalian cell screening

Breakthroughs in molecular biology and genomics are leading to an ever-greater understanding of the workings of the human body. While not all of the biomolecules discovered will be suitable targets for drug discovery, a great many of them will.

At the same time, both existing chemicals and new compounds being synthesized by combinatorial chemistry companies are providing millions of novel compounds that can be tested against these targets.