Qiagen Acquires Forensic Science NGS Firm Verogen for $150M
Qiagen CEO Thierry Bernard provided additional color on the acquisition during the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.
Verogen, Gene by Gene Strike Forensic Genetics Alliance
Through the deal, the companies aim to expand the number of profiles available for forensic investigative genetic genealogy.
As 2020 dawns, forensic genomics is poised for growth as companies aim to harness the power of consumer databases coupled with advances in sequencing.
Forensic Genomics Firm Verogen Acquires Genealogy Website GEDmatch
Verogen will gain access to GEDmatch's database of genetic profiles, although users can choose whether law enforcement can search their data to solve violent crimes.
Verogen Inks Collaboration Agreement With Center for Forensic Science Research & Education
CFSRE recently validated Verogen's NGS-based forensics platform and will develop implementation and training materials for law enforcement.