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DNA2.0 to Open UK Office for European Synthetic Gene Market

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – California-based gene synthesis firm DNA2.0 is expanding by opening an arm in the UK called DNA2.0 Ltd., the company said today.
 
The company, which supplies synthetic genes to academic and government customers, as well as companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, agricultural fields, already has a European office in Basel, Switzerland.
 
"Even in a time of economic uncertainty, the market for gene synthesis and its many applications continues to grow rapidly in Europe,” DNA2.0 President Jeremy Minshull said in a statement.
 
The UK headquarters will be run by Michael Dyson, who has been appointed managing director of European operations and who runs the company’s Switzerland office.

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