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Strand Genomics Changes Name to Strand Life Sciences

NEW YORK, Sept. 1 (GenomeWeb News) - Strand Genomics has changed its name to Strand Life Sciences, the Bangalore, India-based company said today.


"The change in corporate identity reflects the expanding focus of the company. Our portfolio of products now extends beyond functional genomics into computational chemistry," said CEO and chairman Vijay Chandru in a statement.

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