DNASTAR Appoints Inqaba Biotec as African Distributor
MADISON, Wisconsin – October 16, 2019 – DNASTAR® has appointed Inqaba Biotechnical Industries (Pty) Ltd (trading as inqaba biotec™) as a distributor of its DNA, RNA and protein sequence analysis software in Africa, effective immediately. inqaba biotec, Africa’s Genomics company, has a long history of providing DNA sequencing services, instruments and software solutions to life science researchers in sub-Saharan Africa.
Tom Schwei, Vice President and General Manager of DNASTAR, said, “inqaba biotec is an outstanding partner for DNASTAR. They have a long history of successfully meeting the needs of molecular biologists in Africa, including meeting their software needs. We have great confidence in inqaba biotec to support African customers with outstanding sales and customer service for our Lasergene software. We are delighted to work with this strong team of commercially oriented scientists to help meet the sequencing software needs in Africa.”
Dr Hamilton Ganesan, Bioinformatics solutions manager at inqaba biotec, commented, “On behalf of everyone at inqaba biotec, I am excited to partner with DNASTAR, which is known as a leader in core molecular biology, structural biology and Next Generation Sequencing analysis software. Africa represents a rapidly growing molecular biology market. That makes the timing of this arrangement ideal. DNASTAR’s 35 years of expertise, extensive knowledge, and high-quality software are a great addition to our line of industry leading products and services and we look forward to helping African researchers meet their sequence analysis needs exceptionally well, using DNASTAR software.”
DNASTAR, Inc., Madison, Wisconsin, (www.DNASTAR.com) is a pioneer in the development and sale of software used to increase life scientists’ productivity using their desktop computer, internal servers or on the Amazon Cloud. DNASTAR’s comprehensive software suite, Lasergene, supports molecular biologists, geneticists, and structural biologists in meeting virtually all of their DNA, RNA, and protein sequence needs, including Sanger and next-generation sequence assembly and analysis, protein sequence and structure analysis, and protein structure prediction with easy to use, affordable, flexible computer software.
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About inqaba biotec
Inqaba Biotechnical Industries (Pty) Ltd, trading as inqaba biotec™ in Sub-Saharan Africa, is a South African Genomics company, established in 2002. inqaba biotec provides a wide array of products and services to the life sciences market and aims to be Africa’s one-stop Genomics shop.
Not only are they the suppliers of the most trusted, global Life Science brands such as Eppendorf, NEB, Zymo Research and PacBio (to name a few), inqaba biotec has a strong services component which include Sanger DNA sequencing, Primer Synthesis, Animal Genetics, SNP Genotyping and Next-Generation Sequencing.
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Dr Hamilton Ganesan
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Inqaba Biotechnical Industries (Pty) Ltd
Telephone: +2712 343 5829