GATC Biotech to be First European Service Provider for the PacBio RS
Sep 27, 2010GATC Biotech announced today that it has agreed to purchase the PacBio RS platform, a single molecule, real-time (SMRT) sequencing technology. The new PacBio RS will be the fifth sequencing technology for GATC Biotech. The system is planned for installation in early 2011.
GATC Subsidiary Lifecodexx AG Develops Tests for Prenatal Diagnostics
Apr 28, 2010LifeCodexx AG (www.lifecodexx.com ) has started operational research and development work on clinically validated diagnostic tests by using Next Generation Sequencing technologies. The work currently focuses on the field of prenatal diagnostics. LifeCodexx will utilize GATC Biotech's 20 years of experience as well as its sequencing laboratory, which is the European leader with a total capacity of more than 2 terabases per year.