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South Korea’s manufacturing giant of cosmetics and personal care products, LG Household & Health Care Ltd., has joined hands with local biotech company Macrogen Inc. to begin a personal genome sequencing service. On Tuesday, the company signed an agreement with Macrogen to establish a 50:50 joint venture that …

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Although advances in next-generation sequencing have driven down the cost of sequencing human genomes such that large-scale sequencing projects are now feasible, one limitation is that the human reference genome lacks representation from diverse populations. Novel, population-specific variation will not be detected if genome sequences are aligned …

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SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The precision medicine biotechnology enterprise Macrogen (CEO Hyeon-yong Jeong, www.macrogen.com)(KOSDAQ:038290) announced today its new premium temperature-controlled packaging named ‘Easybox’ for customers in the gene and genome analytics service industry worldwide. “The launch of this customized premium temperature …

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Please come and say hi to our regional manager Tristan Hwang at our HGSA booth no. 21, and get a chance to win a Fitbit Alta! We will be distributing HAPPY BOX, a box full of goodies, and there will be one that includes the business card. If you fine …

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