Bozeman, MT (February 25, 2010) — Golden Helix, Inc., a global leader in genetic analysis solutions, today announced it has partnered with Millennium Science Pty Ltd, a leading life sciences distributor in Australia and New Zealand, to provide sales and support for the company’s SNP & Variation Suite, an advanced analytic software package for genetic research. The partnership better positions both companies to capitalize on the region’s growing demand for genome-wide association, copy number analysis, and next-generation sequencing solutions.
Millennium is one of the most reputable and established scientific instrumentation suppliers in Australia, servicing a large and growing customer base focused on life science research and innovation. “It wasn’t just their customer base and relationships that made them such an attractive partner to us, but also their professionalism and keen focus on advancing their customers’ research,” said Andy Ferrin, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Golden Helix. “We have no doubt this partnership will be of great benefit to Australian and New Zealander research scientists.”
Bren Collinson, Managing Director and CEO for Millennium, commented that “Golden Helix’ analytic software and services have no peer in the genetic analysis realm. Their products and services will clearly accelerate our customers search for the genetic causes of disease, the development of diagnostics, and pharmacogenetic research.”
About Golden Helix
Founded in 1998, Golden Helix has become the global leader in SNP and copy number analysis, genetic association software, and analysis services. The company’s industry-leading technologies empower scientists to determine the genetic causes of disease, transform drug discovery, create genetic diagnostics, and advance the quest for personalized medicine. Used by hundreds of researchers at the world's top pharmaceutical, biotech, and academic research organizations, the Golden Helix’ products have been cited in over 150 peer-reviewed publications that detail groundbreaking research, uncovering the genetic and environmental basis of disease. Learn more at www.goldenhelix.com.
About Millennium Science
Millennium Science is a specialist distribution company established in 1999 specifically to source, supply, and support high technology solutions for the Australasian Life Science market. Since being founded in 1999, the company has grown into a leading distributor of instrumentation and reagents for the biotechnology research and industrial markets, addressing the needs of today's researchers searching for tomorrow's answers. Learn more at www.mscience.com.au.
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