PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Science Exchange, the world's leading and most secure enterprise platform for outsourced research and development services, announced a collaboration with Ranomics to offer online access to its mutagenesis platform to scientists around the globe.
Ranomics is a Toronto-based biotechnology company whose mission is to enable transformative discoveries using genomics. The VariantFindTM platform offers unique mutagenesis services to build comprehensive variant libraries on complex and long DNA sequences, enabling its partners to make breakthrough discoveries.
"We are proud to team up with Science Exchange, a move that will give life sciences communities all over the world quick and easy access to quality science," says Leo Wan, Ph.D., CEO and co-founder of Ranomics. "Our core strength has always been building cost-effective and diverse DNA libraries rapidly. Now we can effectively assist customers who want to use these libraries in high-throughput cell-based assays as part of a more full-service approach to pre-clinical research."
"We are thrilled to collaborate with Ranomics to make its innovative gene mutagenesis services available to scientists worldwide," said Elizabeth Iorns, Ph.D., co-founder and CEO of Science Exchange. "Science Exchange is always looking to add innovative and qualified providers to our platform, giving scientists quick access to a comprehensive selection of research services. Ranomics has impressed us with their superb progress in mutagenesis and cell-based screening."
Ranomics is a Toronto-based biotechnology company whose mission is to enable transformative discoveries using genomics. Ranomics's proprietary functional genomics platform offers unparalleled ability to study genetic variations within the context of fundamental biology and drug discovery. The platform promotes unbiased and systematic characterization of gene variations, leading to the development of novel therapeutics in a derisked and cost-effective manner. The VariantFind™ technology is a key component of Ranomics's functional genomics platform, and offers unprecedented scalability and flexibility in building DNA variant libraries. The VariantFindTM technology is used by partners to find meaningful variants in their research programs that will propel discovery and make better products. Ranomics is committed to providing top-quality variant libraries at competitive costs with quick turnaround time for all partners. Ranomics is an alumnus of IndieBio and graduate of JLabs Toronto. For more information about the VariantFindTM platform, visit www.variantfind.com.
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Science Exchange is the world's leading and most secure platform for outsourced research, providing large R&D organizations with the fastest path from discovery through development and commercialization. Science Exchange includes an efficient source-to-secure platform for ordering 6,000+ services from a network of more than 2,500 qualified outsourced research providers, all with pre-established contracts in place that protect client intellectual property and confidentiality. The platform increases access to innovation and improves productivity, freeing scientists from administrative tasks and delays associated with sourcing, establishing and managing service provider contracts. Additionally, the Science Exchange enterprise program enables large R&D organizations to consolidate research outsourcing spend into a single strategic relationship, driving efficiency, improving transparency and oversight, and delivering cost savings. Since being founded in 2011, Science Exchange has raised more than $58 million from Norwest Venture Partners, Maverick Capital Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Index Ventures, OATV, the YC Continuity Fund, and others. For more information, visit www.ScienceExchange.com. Follow the company on Twitter @ScienceExchange.