Africa's first high-throughput genome sequencing center is launched
On July 29th, the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) launched the African Genomics Centre in Cape Town with the support of MGI, becoming the first high-throughput genome sequencing center in Africa. The MGI genetic sequencer MGISEQ-2000 has been installed in the laboratory and assembled and tested. It will provide solid instrument support for a state-of-the art research facility that will refine the science of genomics for personalized medicine to benefit Africa's diverse gene pool. ...