NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GATC Biotech today said that it has received ISO 17025 accreditation for its next-generation sequencing laboratories from Germany's national accreditation organization.

GATC said the accreditation from the Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle, or DAkkS, acknowledges the quality of its services based on Illumina's HiSeq and Roche's 454 GS FLX instruments. The accreditation "allows all customers to compare the quality of service providers on the international sequencing market," Marcus Benz, COO of GATC, 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: researchers classify pancreatic cancer into four subtypes using sequencing, and more.

Genotyping analysis of measles in Ontario indicates the strain there didn't originate from Disneyland or Europe.

The UK Medical Research Council says the proposed path of a new train line could affect research at the Francis Crick Institute.

The House of Lords in the UK approves a bill to allow mitochondrial donation.