GENEWIZ, Inc. Announces Illumina CSPro™ Certification for Next Generation Sequencing

South Plainfield, NJ -- December 18, 2013 -- GENEWIZ, Inc., leading global genomic service provider, has achieved Illumina CSPro™ certification for next generation sequencing, becoming a member of the elite group of Illumina genomics service providers globally.

Illumina CSPro™ is the collaborative service provider partnership dedicated to ensuring delivery of the highest-quality data available for genetic analysis applications. Illumina CSPro™ participants undergo a rigorous two-phase certification process that includes minimum data generation, data certification, and an on-site audit of the facility and processes.

"We are proud to announce Illumina CSPro™ certification, which further substantiates our long-standing commitment to providing the highest quality genomic solutions for our customers," asserted Guanghui Hu, Vice President of Translational Genomics, GENEWIZ, Inc.

"Illumina CSPro™ recognizes organizations that provide customers with industry-leading data quality and service in genetic analysis," said Karen Possemato, Illumina's Senior Director of Corporate Marketing. "GENEWIZ, Inc. is a CSPro, and able to provide next generation sequencing services using Illumina technology. Now that GENEWIZ, Inc. is a global CSPro partner, we are excited to work with them to make it easier for researchers to access the power of Illumina's genetic analysis technologies."

About GENEWIZ, Inc.
GENEWIZ, Inc. is a global contract research organization (CRO) specializing in genomic services, including DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, genomic, bioinformatics, and GxP/CLIA regulatory-compliant services. GENEWIZ leads the industry in outsourcing partnerships with pharmaceutical, biotechnology, clinical, academic, and government institutions.

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.