NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Geospiza has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the GeneSifter Data Analysis product from VizX Labs, the Seattle-based firm said today.
Geospiza said GeneSifter is a gene expression analysis platform for both microarrays and next-generation sequencing. It expects the integration of GeneSifter with its own FinchLab will be “fast and seamless.”
“GeneSifter will expand our market by addressing the demand for sophisticated data analysis across microarray, capillary electrophoresis, and next-generation sequencing platforms," Geospiza President Rob Arnold said in a statement.
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.