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AKESOgen receives a prestigious Deal of the Year Award at the Annual Georgia Bio Awards Night

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AKESOgen receives a prestigious Deal of the Year Award at the Annual Georgia Bio Awards Night

Atlanta, USA – 22nd January 2015— AKESOgen was recognized by its peers from the Biotechnology industry at a gala event at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta for its public/ private partnership alliance and outstanding work with the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

“We are delighted to be honored by our peers and are particularly proud to be chosen amongst a stellar group of organizations that are true world leaders in the global market and are great examples of the thriving biotechnology community in the state of Georgia” said Bob Boisjoli, CEO of AKESOgen.

The US Department of Veterans Affairs Million Veteran Program is the largest genetic initiative ever undertaken in the US and its visionary genomics and genetics approach will provide new insights about how genes affect health. The goal is to improve healthcare for veterans by understanding the genetic basis of many common conditions. The data will ultimately be beneficial to the healthcare of all veterans and of the wider community.

“We are extremely excited to support the VA for this unique endeavor as we provide genetic data of the highest quality to the VA. AKESOgen is delivering over 800,000 genetic datapoints to the VA for each of the patients it provides analysis making up many terabytes of information each year” commented Mark Bouzyk, CSO of AKESOgen.

About AKESOgen, Inc.
AKESOgen is an integrated genomics, genetics and biobanking company that services the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, clinical, academic, and government sectors for clinical trials, diagnostic clinical testing and research. Based in Atlanta USA, the company’s main focus is oncology and personalized medicine. AKESOgen’s services include providing high-throughput, sequencing, genotyping, biomarker profiling, cytogenetic arrays and genomics analysis utilizing different types of markers (e.g. DNA, mRNA, miRNA, and methylation) to CLIA/GLP standards. For more information, visit www.akesogen.com.

Georgia Bio (www.gabio.org) is the private, non-profit association whose members include pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies, medical centers, universities and research institutes, government groups and other business organizations involved in the development of life sciences related products and services.

Media Contacts:

Mark Bouzyk, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer. AKESOgen, Inc. +1 770-542-0890 ext 101 (office), or mbouzyk@akesogen.com

Maria Thacker, VP of Operations. Georgia Bio. +1 404-920-2042 (office), or maria.thacker@gabio.org

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Shanghai Biotechnology Corporation and AKESOgen form Alliance to Provide Transnational Genomics Services

Partnership will enable and enhance standardized American-Asian protocols

Shanghai, CN and Atlanta, USA – 13th January, 2015–.  Shanghai Biotechnology Corporation (SBC), a leader in Customer-oriented R&D biomarker service provider, and AKESOgen, a respected genetics, genomics and bio repository services provider, announced they will form a strategic business development alliance which will enable joint projects with pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients in the USA and Asia.  The partnership will bring together AKESOgen´s proprietary know-how in sequencing, genotyping, methylation profiling, expression profiling, PCR, qPCR, copy number variation and DNA and RNA extractions, with SBC’s extensive expertise in performing comprehensive genomic and pharmacogenomic services.

“Shanghai Biotechnology Corporation’s services are very complimentary to AKESOgen’s.  This partnership will allow us to jointly develop important opportunities that span the Asian and US genomics markets” said Bob Boisjoli, CEO of AKESOgen.

Dr. Huasheng Xiao, CEO of Shanghai Biotechnology Corporation commented, “AKESOgen and its team of world class experts in the field of genomics are a natural fit for SBC to enhance our service offerings and presence in the US market.”

About Shanghai Biotechnology Corporation

SBC is a leading Chinese global biotech service provider in genomic and genetic biomarker discovery and development.  The core service business of SBC is to provide highly standardized development and application of genomics/genetics biomarkers for the international pharmaceutical and diagnostic industry. The company has supported thousands of R&D projects for pharma, biotech and academia since 2001. SBC has multidisciplinary teams experienced in obtaining, integrating and analyzing complex data using the most advanced technology to explore the role of genetic variation in individual responses to drugs and susceptibility to certain diseases. For more information, visit http://www.shanghaibiotech.com/

About AKESOgen, Inc.
AKESOgen is an integrated genomics, genetics and biobanking company that services the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, clinical, academic, and government sectors for clinical trials, diagnostic clinical testing and research. Based in Atlanta USA, the company’s main focus is oncology and personalized medicine. AKESOgen’s services include providing high-throughput, biomarker profiling, cytogenetic arrays and genomics analysis utilizing different types of markers (e.g. DNA, mRNA, miRNA, and methylation) to CLIA/GLP standards. For more information, visit www.akesogen.com.

Media Contacts:

Yuhua Li, MD PhD, Shanghai Biotechnology Corporation. +86-21-51320288, ext 8219 (office), or yuhua_li@shbiochip.com

Mark Bouzyk, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer. AKESOgen, Inc. +1 770-542-0890 ext 101 (office), or mbouzyk@akesogen.com

 

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