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2014-02-27 08:30:24

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenScript, the world's largest provider of synthetic genes, has launched a new GenPlus(TM) Next-Generation Gene Synthesis service, which offers unmatched capacity and cost-efficiency for custom gene synthesis. Building upon over a decade of experience as the leading gene synthesis supplier in the US, GenScript has developed a new breakthrough technology: GenPlus(TM) Next-Generation Gene Synthesis. GenPlus(TM) combines the powers of...

2013-07-08 08:27:42

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GenScript, the world's largest provider of synthetic genes, has aided a leading biopharmaceutical company, Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), in developing an avian influenza A/H7N9 vaccine candidate, by synthesizing three constructs containing genes that encode for key vaccine proteins in just 6 business days. On May 10, 2013, Novavax announced that its vaccine candidate was developed and entered into pre-clinical trials in only 28 days, less...

2013-06-20 08:27:31

PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 13, 2013, the United States Supreme Court unanimously ruled that although isolated, natural gene sequences are unpatentable, cDNA (referred to as synthetic DNA) is officially considered patentable subject material. The ruling was issued after the court reviewed patents owned by Myriad Genetics Inc. in the high-profile case Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics. The patents claimed the genes BRCA1 and BRCA2, as well as...

2013-04-11 08:29:37

PISCATAWAY, N.J., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the World Health Organization reported three cases in which humans were infected with Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus in China. These are the first reports of the H7N9 strain infecting humans. Currently, it is unclear whether or not the virus can be spread via human-to-human contact, however genetic sequences for the virus have been published, and the Center for Disease Control has reported the start of vaccine development for the...

2013-01-22 08:31:36

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GenScript and Open Monoclonal Technology, Inc. (OMT) today announced a joint road show with potential clients across the US, China, Japan and South Korea in late January and early February. The road show will offer prospective clients introductions to GenScript and OMT's human antibody discovery technologies and explore new ways of accelerated and improved development of this important class of human therapeutics. GenScript...

2012-12-19 08:25:44

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GenScript recently sponsored the Cold Spring Harbor Asia Synthetic Biology Symposium held in Suzhou, China, from Nov. 26 to Nov. 30. This is the second consecutive year that GenScript sponsored the symposium in which scientists from all over the world convened to exchange the latest and most innovative synthetic biology research results. Synthetic biology entails building novel genetic circuits to re-program cells, and has been touted as having...

2012-12-11 08:28:36

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GenScript has cemented an alliance with AMDeC, LLC, becoming a member of AMDeC's Vendor Partnership Program. The program unites academic investigators with commercial entities by providing discounted vendor pricing to consortium members, which includes NYC area research institutions, like NYU Langone Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical College. GenScript is offering AMDeC members DNA sequencing services at deeply discounted...

2012-06-29 02:24:07

PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GenScript USA Inc., a leading biotech company, is proud to announce that GenScript has been recognized with a CRO leadership award in two categories: Productivity and Regulatory. The awards are given by Life Science Leader based on an extensive survey carried out by NICE INSIGHT in order to honor top performers based on responses and services rendered to pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical executives in their CRO selection process. On a...

2012-05-30 02:26:08

PISCATAWAY, N.J., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GenScript USA Inc., a leading biotech company, has announced the opening of a new R&D facility in Nanjing, China. This new facility will play a key role in GenScript's strategy to expand its global business and to reach the emerging market in Asia. GenScript invested $40 million USD to build the new R&D base covering an area of 4,682,700 square feet in JiangNing Science Park. The construction of the new facility broke ground in...

2012-04-19 02:30:12

PISCATAWAY, N.J., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- GenScript USA Inc., an internationally recognized biology contract research organization (CRO) has recently launched Rush Gene Synthesis service in the global market on Dec. 22, 2011, and has achieved 100% success and on time delivery rates ever since its kick-off. "Two decades ago, a 2 Kb gene took me nearly two years to obtain the construct using conventional PCR cloning technologies in my PhD research. I did believe this could be...