NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Synthetic Genomics today announced today the launch of its wholly owned subsidiary SGI-DNA, and with Integrated DNA Technologies announced a deal between SGI-DNA and IDT to expand an existing collaboration.

SGI-DNA, based in La Jolla, Calif., will be responsible for all aspects of developing, manufacturing, and commercializing Synthetic Genomics' synthetic DNA technology. Fernanda Gandara is general manager of SGI-DNA and will continue as senior vice president of business development for Synthetic Genomics.

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