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Adaptive Symbiotic Technologies

AST has developed a biological seed treatment that allows plants to grow in stress environments such as drought and extreme temperatures

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2011
  • Employees 7
  • Website adsymtech.com

Company Summary

The greatest threats to agricultural sustainability this century are plant “stresses” including: drought, temperature extremes and soil salinity. AST has developed BioEnsure, the first biological seed treatment that allows plants to grow in droughts, extreme temperatures and soils high in mineral such as salt. The US seed market alone is over $14 billion and we are working with several multinational companies to distribute BioEnsure.

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    Rusty Rodriguez
    CEO

    Rusty Rodriguez has expertise in microbiology, genetics and plant biology, and has researched plant-fungal symbiosis for more than 20 years. His program involves laboratory, field and greenhouse research encompassing symbiosis, molecular biology, field ecology, soil ecology,genetics and biochemistry. He has operated laboratories in academic (University of California, Riverside) and government institutions, and worked with industry affiliates.

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    Regina Redman
    Director of Research and Development

    Regina Redman has expertise in molecular biology, genetics, plant biology, and microbiology and has researched plant-fungal symbiosis for more than 20 years. Her program involves laboratory, field and greenhouse research encompassing symbiosis, molecular biology, field ecology, soil ecology, genetics and biochemistry. After obtaining her BSc and PhD in Genetics Regina decided to specialize in plant-fungal symbiosis, during a 6-year Post Doc at

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    VP Business Development

    Zachery Gray is an entrepreneurial minded executive with over 13 years of experience in business development, sales, and marketing. Mr. Gray has a MBA with a specialized industry concentration focus in Food and Agriculture and is recognized as an excellent strategic planner with strong organizational and analytical skills.

Advisors

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    Mackley & Mackley
    Lawyer
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Previous Investors

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    David Bangs
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    Brian Arbogast
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    Neal Myrick
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