Eikon Therapeutics

Eikon is a pioneering drug discovery and development company that leverages superior engineering and high-performance computing to analyze single molecule protein behavior in living cells. We are engineering a battery of innovative tools and technologies for biological exploration in drug discovery and beyond.

Eikon thrives on the energy and creativity of interdisciplinary teams. We are physicists and chemists, biologists and engineers. We spend our days context-switching between multiple scientific languages. We work with lasers, super-resolution microscopes, and robot arms. We leverage machine learning, cell line engineering, and the collective intelligence of world-class scientists and technologists to observe therapeutically relevant biology in a way no one has before.

We’re endlessly curious, intellectually honest and we love what we do. We’re driven to learn the true mechanisms of biology and pharmacology at the molecular level, to make the biggest difference in as many lives as possible.

  • NextGen Class of 2022
  • 2024 Best Places to Work
3929 Point Eden Way
Hayward, CA 94545
  • Featured Employer
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Pfizer is looking to strengthen its grip on mRNA research and development with a $470 million new facility, and Eikon is planning to open a 25,000 facility. Both will be based in New York.
Kenneth Frazier, executive chairman and former chief executive officer of Merck, joins former colleagues Roger Perlmutter and Roy Baynes at the well-financed company.
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Merck has announced the retirement of Dr. Roy D. Baynes, head of global clinical development and chief medical officer of Merck Research Laboratories.
Founded in 2014 and number 3 on BioSpace’s NextGen Bio “Class of 2022” life science startups to watch, Eikon Therapeutics today closed on a Series B financing worth $517.8 million.
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