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GATC Biotech is Europe’s leading service provider of DNA sequencing. For over two decades the company has offered sequencing and bioinformatics solutions for individual samples, transcriptomes and regulomes, up to whole genomes. GATC Biotech has sequenced more than 5 million samples, thousands of bacterial, plant or other whole genomes as well as hundreds of whole human genomes for more than 10,000 academic and industrial customers worldwide.
GATC Biotech offers true multiplatform sequencing using all leading sequencing technologies in its own labs: Sanger Sequencing with a fleet of 16 ABI 3730xl, Next and Third Generation Sequencing on Roche GS FLX System, Illumina HiSeq 2000 and Pacific Biosciences’ PacBio RS. GATC Biotech’s acknowledged bioinformatics solutions allow high-end data analysis for its customers in pharmaceutical, diagnostic, chemical and food industries as well as academia.
Headquartered in Constance, Germany, the company houses its ISO 17025 certified Genome and Diagnostic Centre with a focus on Next and Third Generation sequencing, having Agilent and Illumina Certified Service Provider status. The Cologne Custom Sequencing laboratories focus on Sanger Sequencing with its fleet of ABI 3730xl. GATC´s subsidiary LifeCodexx emphasises the development of clinically validated molecular diagnostic tests and offers a risk-free alternative to common invasive examination methods such as amniocentesis.
Over 150 dedicated and highly qualified employees in Germany, Great Britain, France and Sweden are committed to providing our clients with their expertise. All laboratories have highly integrated and fully automatic processing pipelines and enable full compliance with latest state-of-the-art quality standards. Since 2010, GATC Biotech has been a key supplier for the International Cancer Genome Project.