New UK NGS laboratory opens its doors for genomics researchers

GENEWIZ Multiomics and Synthesis Solutions lab to be opened by Azenta Life Sciences in Oxford, UK

23 Feb 2024
Will Thompson
Editorial Assistant
The GENEWIZ Oxford Genomics Lab

Azenta Life Sciences has announced its new GENEWIZ Multiomics and Synthesis Solutions laboratory in Oxford, UK will open in March 2024. As a global provider of R&D genomics services, Azenta provides superior data quality with technical support to enable researchers around the world to advance their scientific discoveries faster.

Dr Ginger Zhou, Senior Vice President and General Manager for GENEWIZ Multiomics & Synthesis Solutions said, “The opening of our genomics lab in Oxford will enable researchers to access the latest next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms locally, eliminating logistical issues associated with services based outside the UK.” Dr Zhou also added that in recognition of the UK’s excellence in genomics research, Azenta has awarded grants to UK researchers for use towards their next NGS projects.

The new lab will utilize a comprehensive network of GENEWIZ collection points, offering convenient courier pick-up, simplifying the sample submission process for customers. In addition, Azenta will offer free-of-charge dry ice sample collection from drop boxes in Oxford and Cambridge.

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