Bozeman, MT (August 31, 2010) — Golden Helix, Inc., a global leader in genetic analysis solutions, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with CloudScientific, a Chinese life sciences software company, to act as a distributor of the company’s analytic services and proprietary software, the SNP & Variation Suite (SVS). The software offers several modules to facilitate SNP, copy number, and genome-wide association analyses.
Jack Lin, CEO of CloudScientific, stated, “China is experiencing explosive growth in genetic research. More and more universities, pharmaceutical companies, and even government institutions are beginning to realize great value from life sciences research and innovation. Our partnership with Golden Helix will enable CloudScientific to further serve this market, providing exceptional analytic capabilities for genetic research.”
“After the US and Canada, we receive more inquiries from China than any other country,” explained Andrew Ferrin, executive vice president of business development at Golden Helix. “Even so, it took quite a while to find an accomplished, experienced partner in China that has the technical capability and professionalism Golden Helix customers require."
About Golden Helix
Golden Helix is a leading bioinformatics organization, specializing in SNP and copy number analysis, genetic association software, and analytic services. Our innovative technologies empower scientists to determine the genetic causes of disease, transform drug discovery, develop 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, Golden Helix products have been cited in over 250 peer-reviewed publications.
CloudScientific Technology Co, Ltd. is a Chinese company specializing in serving the life sciences community by providing integrated scientific total software solutions. They offer the world's leading software programs and solutions covering bioinformatics, cheminformatics, molecular modeling, computational chemistry, toxicology, pre-clinical/clinical PK/PD modeling/analysis and data management. Customers include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agrochemical companies, as well as many academic institutes and government organizations. Learn more at www.cloudscientific.com.
Golden Helix, Inc.