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Jun 29, 2015, 11:00 ET

BioNano Mapping Technology Achieves Most Contiguous Clone-free Human Genome Assembly to Date

BioNano Genomics, Inc., the leader in genome mapping, with a group of top research institutes, announced today that a collaboration led by the...

Mar 26, 2015, 08:00 ET
Salyer has more than 20 years of experience building highly effective, worldwide sales teams in life sciences. At BioNano, Salyer will oversee the commercialization of BioNano's Irys? System, a genome-mapping platform to assemble a comprehensive view of complex genomes to help discover and investigate structural variations. To date, 32 institutions located in the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, already own an Irys System, and BioNano recently expanded its existing Asia-Pacific distribution to Japan.

BioNano Genomics Appoints Terry Salyer as Chief Commercial Officer

 BioNano Genomics, Inc., the leader in genome mapping, announced today the appointment of Terry Salyer as chief commercial officer. Salyer...

Feb 24, 2015, 08:00 ET

BioNano Hits Scientific Milestone: 100 Unique Species Genetically Mapped and Analyzed

 BioNano Genomics announced today that it has mapped and analyzed more than 100 unique species, including human, plant, animal and microbe, on...

Feb 09, 2015, 09:34 ET

Research Documents Rapid Detection of Structural Variation in a Human Genome Using BioNano's Irys System

BioNano Genomics, Inc., the leader in genome mapping, and BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, highlight the publication of a...

Dec 01, 2014, 00:00 ET
This image shows how BioNano Genomics' Irys System can visualize extremely long DNA molecules through the nanochannels of the IrysChip V2. Visualizing the DNA in this long form allows researchers to identify all types of structural variations in a single assay, without requiring any prior knowledge of the variants.

The Scientist Names BioNano Genomics' IrysChip V2 One of the Top 10 Innovations of 2014

BioNano Genomics, the leader in genome mapping, announced today that The Scientist named the Company's IrysChip™ V2 one of the Top 10...

Nov 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics Raises $53 Million Series C to Advance Genomic Mapping Technology to Reach the "Inaccessible Genome"

BioNano Genomics, Inc., the leader in genome mapping, announced today the completion of a $53 million Series C financing.  Legend Capital and...

Oct 21, 2014, 13:54 ET

BioNano's Irys System Adopted by Leading Genomics Centers for Comprehensive Detection of Human Genome Structural Variation

 BioNano Genomics, the genome mapping company, announced today the latest genomics research centers to purchase an Irys™ System....

Oct 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics Announces One Human : One Chip : One Day

 BioNano Genomics announced today achievement of a major milestone for the Irys system: the ability to collect human data at 30X depth,...

Oct 14, 2014, 08:00 ET

The Genome Institute at Washington University Receives Irys System from BioNano Genomics to Advance Research for Genome Reference Consortium

BioNano Genomics announced today the purchase of an Irys™ System by The Genome Institute at Washington University in St. Louis to...

Aug 12, 2014, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics Announces The Purchase Of The Irys System By The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

BioNano Genomics announced today the purchase of an IrysTM System by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, one of the world's leading genome...

Jul 31, 2014, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics Announces the Purchase of the Irys System by BGI

BioNano Genomics announced today the purchase of an Irys™System by BGI, the world's largest genomics organization. BGI selected BioNano's...

Jul 16, 2014, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics Signs Two New Distributors For The Asia-Pacific Region And Announces First Irys System Placement In Korea To ChunLab

 BioNano Genomics announced today the selection of two new distributors, MDxK and Millennium Science, for the IrysTM System in the Asia-Pacific...

May 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
BioNano Genomics, the leading genome mapping instrument company, announced today the appointment of Mr. Mike Ward as a member of the senior executive management team and vice president, corporate development. Mr. Ward has more than 20 years of life sciences-dedicated investment banking, venture capital and private equity experience. Before joining BioNano Genomics, Mr. Ward was at Lurie Investment Fund where he was responsible for managing the life sciences venture capital and private equity investments of the Lurie family. (PRNewsFoto/BioNano Genomics)

BioNano Genomics Appoints Mike Ward to the Senior Executive Management Team

 BioNano Genomics, the leading genome mapping instrument company, announced today the appointment of Mr. Mike Ward as a member of the senior...

Mar 11, 2014, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics Announces Appointment Of Joel Jung As Chief Financial Officer

 BioNano Genomics announced today the appointment of Mr. Joel Jung as chief financial officer.  Mr. Jung has more than 17 years of...

Feb 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics to Map Human Genome at AGBT 2014

 BioNano Genomics announced today that they will map a human genome de novo during the 15th Annual Advances in Genome Biology and Technology...

Jan 13, 2014, 08:00 ET

UC Davis Purchases Irys System From BioNano Genomics To Advance Genome Mapping And Assembly Of Wheat Relative

 BioNano Genomics announced today the purchase of an Irys™ System by UC Davis to assist, among other projects, in completing the genome...

Jan 10, 2014, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics To Present At Upcoming J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

 BioNano Genomics announced today that Erik Holmlin, Ph.D., BioNano's president and CEO, will present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare...

Dec 03, 2013, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics Announces the Adoption of Irys System by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research

BioNano Genomics announced today the Garvan Institute of Medical Research has elected to incorporate the Irys technology into their disease...

Oct 25, 2013, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics Announces The Purchase Of The Irys System By The Chinese Academy Of Sciences And Tel Aviv University

 BioNano Genomics announced today the purchase of two IrysTM Systems to be placed at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing and the School...

Oct 22, 2013, 08:00 ET

BioNano Genomics Introduces New Product to Fully Detect Human Genomic Structural Variation and Finish Genome Assemblies

BioNano Genomics announced today the launch of the IrysChip™ V2, a new, high-throughput chip for the Irys™ System that now supports...