As discussed in our previous article back in March 2020, it has been shown that coronavirus spike proteins interact with cytoskeleton filaments (i.e. microtubules and actin) for internalization into host cells – a critical step in viral pathogenesis. It has also been shown for some coronaviruses that targeting the cytoskeleton with tubulin or actin inhibitors […]
Dear Researchers, In light of the rapidly changing global health situation resulting from the COVID-19 virus, PurSolutions is committed to supporting researchers in their efforts to discover more about the virus and bring us closer to an effective vaccine or treatment. As you may know, the structure of the COVID-19 spike protein was discovered […]
Ashley Arthur, a 5th year graduate student at the University of Minnesota, has been selected as the recipient of PurSolutions’ 2019 Reagent Scholarship. As a lab member in Dr. Titus’ lab, Ashley has been allowed to pursue her passion and curiosity of molecular motors and the cytoskeleton. Ashley states that Dr. Titus and the University […]
PurSolutions, LLC is one of the 12 recipients selected to receive LaunchTN Funding. Nashville, Tenn. – On January 8, 2019, Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announced the 12 selected recipients of the Tennessee Small Business Innovation Research / Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) Matching Fund Grant program. LaunchTN is developed and funded by the Tennessee Department of Economic […]
PurSolutions partnered with Antibodies-Online to distribute products to over 50 countries on 3 continents. Antibodies-Online is known as the premier online marketplace for proteomic products.
Emma and Beattie attended and presented at the NSF SBIR/STTR Phase I Grantee Workshop held on March 19th-21st, 2018 in Arlington, VA. The workshop included featured speakers, entrepreneurial networking, presentations, and the Phase I “Beat-the-Odds Boot Camp”. The NSF Boot Camp provides an immersive experience that pushes companies to develop stronger business models, market strategies, […]
PurSolutions, LLC financially contributed to the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA to help support the Motility and Cytoskeleton subgroup chaired by Carolyn Moores and Kristen Verhey.
Emma was invited to speak on behalf of life science startups in Tennessee to the Tennessee General Assembly Business and Utilities committee. She shared our story, successes, and hurdles encountered as a small business in the life science industry.
Good policy is critical to building the life science industry in Tennessee. Whether it be practical regulatory processes or access to capital, Life Science Tennessee and PurSolutions want to help shape the conversation and make our voices heard. During the annual LST “Day on the Hill” we shared our story with legislators and demonstrated how […]
PurSolutions, LLC opened its doors at the Cumberland Emerging Technologies (CET) Life Sciences Center in Nashville, TN. The CET Life Sciences Center is a business incubator facility that offers flexible wet lab, dry lab, and office space, as well as equipment and infrastructure to early-stage biomedical companies with a mission to help promising life sciences […]
PurSolutions, LLC was awarded funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop novel STEM education products that bridge the gap between biology and engineering. This project aims to encourage students to think on both the microscale and macroscale, and ask how they can harness molecular/biological principles to solve practical problems.
PurSolutions, LLC launched a new website focused on straightforward navigation and insightful content. Complete with protocols, datasheets, quote request forms, and a help desk, www.PureSoluble.com serves to directly link the company and its customers. The domain name, as well as the company name, speak to the purity and solubility of the cytoskeletal protein products.
PurSolutions, LLC was formed by co-founders Prashant Singh, Beattie Sturgill, and Dr. Emma Sturgill. PurSolutions was founded on a deep-rooted fascination with the cytoskeleton or the intracellular network of self-assembling protein filaments. The mission of PurSolutions is two-fold: supply premium quality cytoskeletal proteins as easily accessible reagents and harness the cytoskeleton for self-assembling materials and […]