VIP visit: Winfried Kretschmann and Dietmar Hopp visit CeGaT

Delighted by a visit last Friday from important guests from politics and industry has been the CeGaT team. The Baden-Württemberg Prime Minister Winfried Kretschmann visited together with SAP founder Dietmar Hopp and Mayor of Tübingen Boris Palmer the premises of the TTR. During a tour the guests were very impressed with the enormous growth potential […]

B. Braun takes an interest in CeGaT

B. Braun Melsungen AG acquired a 20% interest in CeGaT. With this investment B. Braun for the first time enters the market for genetic diagnostics. B. Braun is a German based service provider for the health market with more than 43,000 employees and annual sales of EUR 4.4bn.The investment of B. Braun gives us the […]

New CeGaT subpanels

CeGaT introduced new subpanels for Movements Disorders and Neurodegenerative Diseases: Dystonia – 4 Subpanels, 27 genes Neuroakanthocythosis – 1 Subpanel, 4 genes Neurodegeneration with Brain Iron Accumulation (NBIA) – 1 Subpanel, 8 genes Neuromuscular Diseases – approx. 500 genes, details to come For further information please visit our Diagnostic Panels section.

CeGaT invests in Ion Torrent

CeGaT just equipped its lab with an Ion Torrent Personal Genome Analyzer from Life Technologies. This brand new technology will be used for fast turn-around Diagnostic Panels and soon also for whole exome and transcriptome sequencing. Now CeGaT lab is equipped with a broad range of sequencing technologies and automized sample preparation ranging from two […]

New member in our Scientific Advisory Board: Prof. Dr. Daniel Huson

We welcome a new member in our Scientific Advisory Board Dr. Daniel Huson. He is Professor for Algorithms in Bioinformatics at the University of Tuebingen and additionally part-time professor at the SCELSE, Nanyang University of Technology in Singapore. The main focus of his lab is on developing new and advanced algorithms for bioinformatics with particular […]