ANN ARBOR, Mich. — June 4, 2019 — Kraig Biocraft Laboratories Inc., a developer of spider silk based fibers, announced today that, in recognition of the magnitude of multiple recent achievements, Dr. Trevor Kane has been promoted to the position of chief scientist.
His successes in creating new transgenics in the lab, and expanding our intellectual property portfolio with several new provisional patent applications, mark a significant milestone and advancement in Kraig Labs mission to produce and commercialize eco-friendly materials that exceed the performance and strength of native spider silk.
“These new powerful transgenics, recently created by Dr. Kane’s team, were designed for broad commercial appeal. Dr. Kane has certainly earned his promotion with the successful development of this new architecture. This next generation technology, developed in our labs, has the potential to radically advance gains in material performance, above and beyond anything we’ve previously produced,” said CEO and Founder, Kim Thompson.
“I would like congratulate and commend Dr. Kane and our entire R&D team for their success in developing these breakthrough technologies,” said COO Jon Rice.
These new transgenics incorporate several technologies covered by the company’s recent provisional patent applications and set the stage for new commercial applications.
Posted June 4, 2019
Source: Kraig Biocraft Laboratories, Inc.