NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Human Longevity said today that it has acquired genome informatics firm Cypher Genomics for an undisclosed amount.

San Diego-based Cypher Genomics has been offering human genome interpretation software. The company's 14 employees will join Human Longevity, including CEO and cofounder Ashley Van Zeeland, who is now heading Human Longevity's pediatric business.

Cypher's Mantis software is used to interpret genomic sequencing data to find clinically significant variants. In addition, the company has developed a biomarker discovery service called Coral.

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