NEW YORK(GenomeWeb) – Cynvenio Biosystems today announced that its laboratory has received accreditation from theCollegeofAmerican Pathologists. 

The Los Angeles-based molecular diagnostics firm said that the US federal government recognizes the CAP accreditation program as being equal to or more stringent than its own inspection program. During the accreditation process, inspectors examine the lab's records and quality control procedures for the preceding two years, as well as staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and record, and overall management. 

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This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.