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International Sc2.0 Project On Track to Build World’s First Synthetic Yeast Genome

March 9th, 2017 – Shenzhen. A team from the international Synthetic Yeast Genome Project (Sc2.0 project) have announced the completion of the de novo redesign and synthesis of five more chromosomes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae; chromosomes II, V, VI, X and XII. The researchers also performed an in-depth, multi-dimensional analysis on the yeast strain, and confirmed that the phenotype of the synthetic yeast strain is consistent to that of the wild-type.

BGI will be at RCOG 2017

BGI will be attending the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists 2017 Annual Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, 20-22 March. We’ll be at booth 52. Come and say hello and learn more about our wide range of genomics solutions across reproductive healthcare.

BGI Opens Seattle Office for North America Expansion

BGI, a leading global genomics organization headquartered in Shenzhen, announced it is expanding its international operations with the formation of a new division, BGI Groups USA, to be based in Seattle. BGI is engaged in scientific research, genomic sequencing, precision medicine, agriculture, bioinformatics and related technologies with a vision to use genomics to benefit humanity.

Join BGI at the London Festival of Genomics!

BGI is delighted to be attending the Festival of Genomics, London. Our Sequencing experts will be on-hand to answer all your questions on our NGS services. Please stop by our booth No. 61 to learn how we can help you generate the highest quality NGS data without the headaches.

BGI and Precision Medicine in Mountain View

BGI will join world leaders and host a session at the upcoming Precision Medicine World Conference, this coming January in Mountain View, California. The BGI executives will explore the possibilities of the information from a low-cost genome for patients and society.   Jian Wang M.D., President and Co-Founder, BGI Healthcare in the Era of the […]

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BGI and British Columbia Organizations to Collaborate on Precision Medicine

BGI and five British Columbia-based biomedical and healthcare organizations have allied on personalized medicine. The Canadian partners include Providence Health Care, St. Paul’s Foundation, the Vancouver Prostate Centre, Genome BC, and Deloitte. Together, the organizations will create “health centers of excellence” in Shenzen, China, where BGI is based, and Vancouver, British Columbia.

China National Genebank Officially Opens

Official opening of the China National GeneBank (CNGB) marks a new phase in Chinese-International genomics collaboration, providing scientists from across the world with access to one of the world’s most comprehensive and sophisticated biorepositories, with the goal of enabling breakthroughs in human health research and contributing to global biodiversity conservation efforts.