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27 Oct, 2018, 07:58 BST MGI Introduces Groundbreaking Ultra-High-Throughput Sequencer, MGISEQ-T7

MGI, a subsidiary of BGI Group, introduced its newest model of genetic sequencer, MGISEQ-T7, which vastly improves speed, throughput and flexibility, ...


31 Oct, 2017, 07:00 GMT BGI's MGI Tech Launches Two New NGS Platforms

MGI Tech, a subsidiary corporation of BGI, launched two new next generation genetic sequencers, MGISEQ-2000 and MGISEQ-200, at the 12th International ...


14 Jul, 2017, 08:45 BST BGI Genomics Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

BGI Genomics, an independent division of BGI Group, today announced pricing of its initial public offering of 40.1 million shares at a list price of...


09 Mar, 2017, 19:00 GMT BGI: the international Sc2.0 Project is on track to build the world's first synthetic yeast genome

A team from the international Synthetic Yeast Genome Project (Sc2.0 project) have announced the completion of the de novo redesign and synthesis of...


22 Sep, 2016, 07:57 BST International Science Community Welcomes China National GeneBank Opening

Today's official opening of the China National GeneBank (CNGB) marks a new phase in Chinese-International genomics collaboration, providing...


25 Apr, 2016, 12:51 BST Tadataka Yamada M.D. Joins BGI as Scientific Advisory Board Chairman

BGI today announced that Tadataka (Tachi) Yamada, M.D., has joined BGI to serve as its Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Dr. Yamada...


31 Jul, 2015, 10:03 BST The 10th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) to Open in October

The 10th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10, www.icg-10.org) will be held by BGI from October 22-25, 2015, in Shenzhen, China. The...


02 Jul, 2015, 10:11 BST BGI Receives Accreditation from the College of American Pathologists (CAP)

BGI announced today that its high-throughput DNA sequencing laboratory in Hong Kong has been accredited by the American College of Pathologists (CAP)....


07 Jul, 2014, 08:59 BST NIFTY™ Becomes First CFDA Approved Non-Invasive Prenatal Genetic Test

BGI Diagnostics' NIFTY™ test becomes First NIPT based on Next Generation Sequencing Technology to be Approved by the China Food and Drug...


08 May, 2014, 11:29 BST Unilabs and BGI Sign Innovative Collaboration Agreement

Unilabs, a leading medical diagnostic services company in Europe and BGI, one of the world's largest genomics research centres, have signed a...