BGI-Hong Kong Expanding Operations with Plans to Hire 100 | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – BGI today said that it anticipates hiring 100 people for its Hong Kong office this year in order to meet growing business demand.

Established in 2010, BGI-Hong Kong currently employs about 140 people, and is applying for various international quality certifications with plans to conduct personalized genome sequencing for preventing and curing illnesses, BGI said.

"We expect to enter 10 to 20 new overseas markets next year via our Hong Kong research center," Sunny Cheung, laboratory manager of BGI Tech Solutions in Hong Kong, said in a statement.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Nature this week: SNP reference panel from the Haplotype Reference Consortium, and more.

Halloran Consulting's Laurie Halloran lists at Stat News the mistakes she sees startup companies make when pursuing a clinical trial.

MIT researchers are using bees to collect and visualize urban microbiome samples, Wired reports.

Reliance on Excel leads to errors in gene name lists, a new Genome Biology paper reports.