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GENEWIZ, Inc. is a leading global genomics service company. A full-service provider, GENEWIZ provides DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP/CLIA regulatory and clinical services.

From the company’s founding, GENEWIZ has maintained its unwavering commitment to providing customers with the best value. Excelling in both science and customer support, GENEWIZ is dedicated to accelerating scientific discovery, as well as to developing and delivering innovative solutions for translational medicine and healthcare. Easily accessible around the world, GENEWIZ is the preferred partner at leading academic, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agricultural, government, and clinical institutions.

At GENEWIZ, it is our mission to contribute to the advancement of life sciences and technologies. Together with our clients, we can make a difference in the pursuit of scientific discoveries, better healthcare, a greener environment, and abundant food supplies. Our goal is to be the best in the world and the best for the world.

Headquartered in South Plainfield, NJ, GENEWIZ, Inc. is a privately-held global enterprise with locations in Boston, MA; Washington, DC Metro; Research Triangle Park, NC; San Diego, CA; San Francisco, CA; and Seattle, WA. International locations include Beijing, China; Suzhou, China; London, United Kingdom; Langen, Germany; and Tokyo, Japan.

  • Overview
  • Mission
  • Partnership Solutions
  • Industry Awards

GENEWIZ was founded in 1999 as a start-up in a 200 square foot, sub-leased lab by former researchers Steve Sun, Ph.D. and Amy Liao Ph.D. GENEWIZ maintains an unwavering commitment to increase research productivity through fast, reliable delivery of quality results, competitive prices, excellent project management, and easy access to expert technical support when needed, at no charge.

Today all GENEWIZ customers are supported by major investments in state-of-the-art facilities, rigorous quality systems based on Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), and highly-qualified scientific teams at the local, national, and international levels. Further substantiating our commitment to high quality, GENEWIZ achieved ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Certification, a voluntary international certification noting operational excellence and quality standards. In addition, our customers benefit from many factors including convenient online ordering and data retrieval, security, and IT/communications redundancy to ensure reliable reporting. GENEWIZ continuously innovates and stays current with the latest technologies to produce the best results and the most convenient customer experience.


We envision a future where GENEWIZ plays a role in all key innovations and discoveries that involve DNA or gene related processes. We will continue to align our team to achieve our shared vision:

"The mission of GENEWIZ is to contribute to the advancement of life sciences and technologies by making research more productive and cost efficient through our scalable services."

"Our vision is to make GENEWIZ the partner of choice for life science research communities around the world. Together we can make a difference in the pursuit of scientific discoveries, better medicines, a greener environment, and abundant and healthy food supplies."

GENEWIZ Partnership Solutions (GPS)

GENEWIZ Partnership Solutions (GPS) allows you to drive the development of effective, long-term research solutions. Customizable for any lab’s requirements, you can navigate your route of flexible GPS options to include any combination of GENEWIZ products and services to best meet your research needs.


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NJBIZ 2011 Business of the Year

GENEWIZ, Inc. received the prestigious Business of the Year Award (101+ Employees category) from NJBIZ, which honors businesses and business leaders who have made significant contributions to the growth and development of New Jersey.

NJBIZ 2011 Fifty Fastest Growing Companies

GENEWIZ, Inc. was honored by premiere business news publication NJBIZ as one of the Fifty Fastest Growing Companies of 2011. GENEWIZ ranked #28 among New Jersey's most dynamic companies who actively contribute to the state's economic growth.

New Jersey Business & Industry Association 2011 Award for Excellence, Business Expansion

GENEWIZ, Inc. was selected as a recipient for the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) 2011 Award for Excellence for Business Expansion in recognition of outstanding achievements and contributions to New Jersey's economic growth through the expansion of the business.

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2010, New Jersey


Dr. Steve Sun, CEO and Dr. Amy Liao, COO, co-founders of GENEWIZ, Inc. received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in the Service category for New Jersey. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses.

Industry Best Practices Award


GENEWIZ is the recipient of the most recent Industry Best Practices Award for Growth Strategy Leadership, which cited “high quality services and unparalleled support.”

Frost & Sullivan, an independent third-party research firm, noted that “GENEWIZ’s sequencing services have received unprecedented acceptance from the foremost researchers who conduct the most cutting-edge genomic studies.”