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VWR Names GenScript a CRO Partner for Genomics and Proteomics

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Lab supply distributor VWR Biosciences has named GenScript Biosciences to its list of genomics and proteomics contract research organization partners, GenScript said yesterday.
 
GenScript, a gene synthesis, peptide, protein antibody, and lab supply company, said the partnership will make its services more accessible to scientists worldwide.
 
GenScript said VWR has “endorsed” its gene synthesis and custom molecular biology services.
 
VWR BioSciences evaluates and recommends contract research companies to save researchers time and effort, GenScript said. 

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