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Floragenex Launches Biota Sciences to Provide Focused Expertise to Life Science Researchers
Biota Sciences serves researchers in vertebrate, invertebrate and other species, leveraging its proprietary next-gen sequencing technology to meet its clients' goals.
By: Kelli Matthews
Launched by Floragenex to leverage its proprietary next-gen sequencing technology for researchers in vertebrate, invertebrate and other species, Biota Sciences provides services focused on meeting its clients’ research goals.
“Through Floragenex and Biota Sciences, we can create solutions for plant and animal researchers with our suite of sequencing technologies,”
Biota Sciences Services:
Supported by the resources and experience of the Floragenex lab and bioinformatics team, Biota Sciences services are lead by Dr. Jason Boone. Dr. Boone brings a genuine passion for enabling advances in genomics for all species. Biota Sciences engagements include meiotic mapping in model fish species, phylogenetic analysis of emerging research organisms, and evolutionary questions in endangered species.
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Floragenex was founded in 2006 as a spinout of the University of Oregon, focused on commercializing the Restriction site Associated DNA (RAD) technology developed by co-founder and University of Oregon professor Dr. Eric Johnson. The company's vision is to enable discovery by bringing advanced genomic technology to all species.