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Floragenex: A Radical Solution for Genome Sequencing
Floragenex: A Radical Solution for Genome Sequencing

Floragenex, a contract research organization founded in 2007 and a Portland State University Business Accelerator company-in-residence, specializes in the application of cutting edge DNA sequencing and analysis.

Serving academic and government researchers as well as regional seed companies, biofuels startups, and global agribusiness firms, Floragenex uses RAD (Restriction site Associated DNA) sequencing to provide end-to-end outsourced genome research services, high-throughput sequencing capabilities and bioinformatics analysis designed to produce maximum data at a low cost.  With over 20 years of combined experience, the staff at Floragenex works directly with customers to provide the right RADseq solution to balance goals, budgets, and timelines.

Flogenex has generated SNP data sets in over 60 unique plant, animal, and microorganism species. Their work helps researchers and companies advance knowledge, create value, and solve problems in plant science. Floragenex has been a tenant of the Bioscience Lab at the Business Accelerator since it opened in 2010. The company employs two lab technicians and a scientist in the Business Accelerator where they work to provide sample preparation, DNA sequencing, and bioinformatics analysis services to customers from around the world.

For more information visit www.floragenex.com.