South Plainfield, NJ Aug. 4, 2009 -- GENEWIZ, Inc. has planned a series of events and announcements to celebrate its 10th Anniversary of providing DNA sequencing, molecular biology and genomic services to academic, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and government researchers. The company was co-founded in 1999 by Steve Sun, PhD and Amy Liao, PhD, themselves former researchers, in 200 square feet of sub-leased space in Long Island, NY. Today GENEWIZ, with headquarters in South Plainfield, NJ, is the leading commercial provider of Sanger DNA sequencing services for researchers in the United States. The company has expanded to four laboratory locations, servicing domestic and international scientists.
|"This is an exciting era in life sciences with so many advances in stem cells, microRNA, cancer, infectious diseases, and neuroscience. DNA sequencing is an integral part of most of this research. We are so proud that GENEWIZ contributes to advancing scientists' research with high-quality, reliable DNA sequencing services," reflected Steve Sun, GENEWIZ CEO. "Our team takes this responsibility very seriously. We've constantly made investments during the past ten years to continuously enhance the value GENEWIZ provides to the biomedical research community."
The company will hold a 10th Anniversary dinner and celebration on Oct. 1 for employees and invited guests. An on-line promotion for customers is planned for 10 days in August. Announcements of new services and laboratories will also be made in the coming months.
"I'd like to express the immense gratitude we feel to our customers, employees, and partners who have each helped to create GENEWIZ during the past 10 years," commented Amy Liao, COO. "There are so many people who have made contributions - to everyone who has had a hand in our success, we extend our heart-felt thanks!"
GENEWIZ, Inc. is a contract research organization (CRO) specializing in DNA-based services including DNA sequencing, molecular biology, and genomic services. The company leads the industry in research sequencing and outsourcing partnerships with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and academic institutions. GENEWIZ is a privately-held, global company with four laboratory locations. For more information see www.genewiz.com or call 1-877-436-3949 x3202.