ST. LOUIS, MO, March 01, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- MOgene LC announced today that it has successfully completed Illumina CSPro certification for sequencing on HiSeq and MiSeq, gaining entry to an elite group of Illumina genomics service providers globally. Illumina Inc., a San Diego-based company, provides leading-edge genetic analysis tools to genomics centers worldwide. MOgene, a genomics service provider to agricultural, pharmaceutical, food and industrial markets is located at the BioResearch and Development (BRDG) Park in St. Louis, MO.
Illumina CSPro is the collaborative service provider partnership dedicated to ensuring the delivery of the highest-quality data available for genetic analysis applications. Illumina CSPro participants undergo a rigorous two-phase certification process that includes minimum data generation, data certification, and an on-site audit of the facility and processes.
Shaukat Rangwala, Senior Vice President, Operations, for MOgene states, "We are pleased to be an Illumina global certified service provider and to offer one stop solutions for all genomic needs from nucleic acid isolation, library preparation, sequencing to analysis. Our CLIA certification in conjunction with CSPro certification allows us to further expand services to our customer base.
"Illumina CSPro recognizes organizations that provide customers with industry-leading data quality and service in genetic analysis," said Karen Possemato, Illumina's Sr. Director of Corporate Marketing. "MOgene is now a Certified Service Provider in St. Louis, Missouri able to provide MiSeq and HiSeq sequencing services using Illumina technology. Now that MOgene is a global CSPro partner, we are excited to work with them to make it easier for researchers and clinicians in the US and elsewhere to access the power of Illumina's genetic analysis technologies."
About MOgene LC: MOgene, a Limited Liability Company has been in operations since February 2004. The company has established solid reputation as a global genomics service provider to academic, government and industrial research groups and institutions. MOgene offers nucleic acid isolation, library preparation, microarrays, Real-Time PCR, NextGen sequencing, sequence capture and bioinformatics. MOgene is also CLIA certified. http://www.mogene.com
About BRDG Park at the Danforth Center
Bio-Research & Development Growth (BRDG) Park at the Danforth Plant Science Center helps life sciences companies bridge research, resources and relationships to achieve commercial success. In addition to providing world-class wet laboratories, office space and a prominent incubator, BRDG Park's location on the Danforth Center's campus facilitates access to the intellectual capital of top scientists, as well as to greenhouse, growth chambers, microscopy and proteomics facilities and other vital resources. Located in suburban St. Louis County, Missouri, BRDG Park is being developed by Wexford Science +Technology LLC, a BioMed Realty Company, a development company led by a seasoned team of real estate, finance and engineering expert specializing in major university facilities and science research parks nationwide. More information is available at http://brdg-park.com/www.BRDG-Park.com.
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