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New data confirms clinical benefit - PrenaTest® reduces the number of invasive prenatal diagnostic examinations by almost 70%

LifeCodexx AG: Non-invasive prenatal test from Germany with the lowest non-reportable rate worldwide to date 

Constance, March...


12 | 03 | 14

InView™ Transcriptome – GATC Biotech Connects the Genome to Gene Function

GATC Biotech provides information for research on cell function and on how changes in transcriptional activity may reflect or contribute to...


06 | 02 | 14

LifeCodexx AG:PrenaTest® is now applicable for multiple pregnancies

Generally to be applied after IVF, egg donation and other infertility treatments


06 | 02 | 2014

As Europe’s first non-invasive...


10 | 01 | 14

MolecularHealth Partners with GATC Biotech for Genetic Sequencing Technology and Expertise

GATC Biotech to provide laboratory information management system, training and protocols to support MolecularHealth’s oncology testing and...


02 | 10 | 13

The new PrenaTest®express allows pregnant women at risk to receive the test results within one week

LifeCodexx AG

LifeCodexx cut the waiting time in half by using the latest technology for genetic analysis


Constance, Germany - With the...



Visit us at conferences




27 - 30 April 2014 | Geneva, Switzerland

Human Genome Meeting 2014 (HUGO)




31 May – 03 June 2014 | Milan, Italy
ESHG 2014 - European Human Genetics Conference 2014




24 - 27 June 2014 | Paris, France




Next Generation Sequencing of GATC Biotech AG accredited by German DAkkS

GATC Biotech customers can expect highest quality standards for Next Generation Sequencing projects from official accreditation.

Being the first in Europe, the Next Generation Sequencing Laboratories of the Constance Genome and Diagnostics Centre has been accredited according to ISO 17025 from the national accreditation body for the Federal Republic of Germany (DAkks). The independent governmental institution has acknowledged the high quality standard of the sequencing service on technology platforms Illumina HiSeq, Illumina MiSeq, Roche GS FLX and PacBio RS II.


All leading Next Generation Sequencing technologies in one lab!

The Next Generation Laboratories of our European Genome and Diagnostic Centre at our Headquarters in Konstanz are accredited according to the international norms ISO 17025 and equipped with all leading Next and Third Gen Sequencing technologies: Roche GS FLX System, Illumina HiSeq 2000, MiSeq and, Pacific Bioscience PacBio RS II.

GATC Biotech combines different state-of the-art technologies, offering true multiplatform sequencing and allowing the optimum scientific approach according to the problem.


Sequencing with Europe’s leading sequencing service provider!

Sanger sequencing in tubes or as high-throughput in 96-well plate format – GATC Biotech offers a wide range of Custom Sanger Sequencing Services.

With 24 years of experience in Sanger Sequencing, GATC Biotech is the most reliable partner you can choose for receiving high quality results with short delivery times.

The laboratory of our European Custom Sequencing Centre in Cologne is highly automated, using a fleet of state-of-the-art Hamilton robots. Our team works around the clock to analyze 9,000 samples per day in tubes and 96well plate format, delivering high quality data within 24 hours after sample receipt - or even faster.


GATC InView™ – Streamlined Next Generation Sequencing solutions for specific applications

GATC InviewTM Applications combine streamlined workflows with high-quality service standards to provide customers with highly focused and affordable solutions.

Our service standards are accredited according to the international norms ISO 17025. They guarantee highest data quality and most-efficient project completion.


(R)evolutionary InView™ De novo Genome Sequencing with PacBio RS II

GATC Biotech is dedicated to setting the standard for cutting edge sequencing services. With InView™ De novo Genome 2.0 we now provide the latest SMRT® Technology PacBio RS II as part of our standard service for de novo sequencing of small genomes. Improved performance allows an effective saving of up to 45%...


Happy Birthday dear Böxle!

We are celebrating the 15th anniversary of our popular GATC BöxleTM in April. 
You are invited to join in and celebrate this anniversary by participating in our handicraft competition sending a Böxle friend to Cologne for “The Grand Parade” in May
Be a lucky winner of the GATC BöxleTM - 15th anniversary competition. 


InView™ 1-Week Exome Diagnostic provides results in 7 days

GATC Biotech now offers the most rapid diagnostic whole exon sequencing available worldwide. Results are available within only one week.

InView™ 1-Week Exome Diagnostic meets the varied needs of diagnostic purpose and clinical research, where data is required quickly. Our aim is to support clinical research in the early detection of gene mutations presumably responsible for the development of diverse genetic disease. Clinicians profit from fast access to relevant data and will be able to initiate an appropriate therapy at an early stage.

The accuracy and consistent top-quality of GATC Biotech’s analyses services is ensured by our EN ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for NextGen Sequencing.

Benefit from highest service standard providing most reliable results within shortest turnaround time.


Human research: a cooperative research field

GATC Biotech has been developing sequencing and bioinformatics solutions for over twenty years in order to help researchers accelerate their research projects. 2006 we were the first to offer multiplatform sequencing approaches for Next Generation Sequencing.

GATC Biotech is heavily involved in many publicly funded projects and cooperates closely with well-known diagnostic institutes and the medical community in order to be up-to-date with current research and health topics:

  • Cancer research
  • Genetic research
  • Infectious diseases


Complete sequencing solutions for the fields agro & animal

GATC Biotech offers complete sequencing solutions, from sample preparation to high throughput sequencing and bioinformatics for your research in the fields of plants and animals. GATC Biotech sequenced the worldwide first BAC clones for the Potato Genome Sequencing Consortium (PGSC) on behalf of Wageningen University (Netherlands). Selected applications in the field of plant and animal research:

  • Breeding
  • Population genetics
  • Analysis of resistances


Third Generation Sequencing Technologies provide new capabilities for microorganism research

With its broad spectrum of innovative and reliable sequencing and bioinformatics services GATC Biotech successfully supports your academic research projects as well as your industry related applications

With all the leading Next and Third Gen Sequencing platforms available we offer you the optimum solution for your specific project. Currently we provide Metagenome Analyses with possible applications in the fields e.g. quality assurance or food safety.




Leading in Europe

GATC Biotech is Europe’s leading service provider of DNA sequencing with more than 10,000 academic and industrial customers worldwide.

For over two decades, we have offered sequencing and bioinformatics solutions from single samples up to large scale projects.

With all leading sequencing technologies installed in our own labs, we have sequenced more than 6 million samples, ten thousands of bacterial, plant and other whole genomes as well as hundreds of whole human genomes.

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