Coming together to combat COVID-19

Codex is empowering researchers with the tools and resources they need to develop vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics for the SARS-CoV-2 virus


Harnessing the power of synthetic biology to combat COVID-19

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The spread of COVID-19

How SARS-CoV-2 has mutated

Codex is here to address the shortage with the BioXp™ system, a DNA printer that can produce the parts for the entire ~30kb genome of SARS-CoV-2 (the causal agent of COVID-19) in a single overnight run, supporting development of diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines.  Read the app note

Defeat COVID-19 and whatever might come next 

Are you working hard in this fight? We’re in your corner.

Tools addressing SARS-CoV-2

Codex has developed and launched eight new products to support the development of vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to address the SARS-CoV-2 virus

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COVID-19 research grant

Codex is donating funds towards the purchase of a BioXp™ system for front-line researchers conducting research and development on solutions to combat the spread of COVID-19

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Coronavirus app note

Learn how you can use the BioXp™ system to create custom DNA in the fight against the coronavirus

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1. Genomic epidemiology of novel coronavirus imagery courtesy of

2. New York Times quote coutesty of Thomas, K (2020, March 12), As Coronavirus Testing Increases, Some Labs Fear a Shortage of Other Supplies, The New York Times,