SASKATOON, SK, Jan. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Quantum Genetix is pleased to
announce the acquisition of the Saskatchewan Research Council's (SRC)
Quantum Genetix has been providing genetic testing and research to the
agricultural industry for over a decade. Quantum continually works
towards expanding their services in order to provide customers with the
leading genetic technology in order to improve animal production and
value. "The acquisition of GenServe Laboratories™ is a strategic move
which further expands Quantum's services and positions Quantum as a
leader in the field of genomics," explains Leigh Marquess, President of
GenServe Laboratories™ has been a prominent laboratory known for
application of advanced DNA technologies for the past 25 years.
GenServe has a wide array of services that enhance those currently
provided by Quantum Genetix, which will lead to a seamless transition
for both companies. GenServe Laboratories™ has been a service provider
to breed associations since 1987. Quantum Genetix will acquire the
GenServe name, along with the livestock portion of its services and
will continue operating with minimal changes to daily operations. SRC
will retain the crop portion of GenServe's testing suite and will
continue to provide these services to the agriculture industry.
Terms of the transaction are not disclosed.
About Quantum Genetix:
Quantum Genetix Canada Inc. was founded in 2003 and is located in
Saskatoon, SK at the Innovation Place research park. Quantum Genetix
is a leader in applying genetic information and livestock management to
the beef industry, including their core products Q-sort, Q-link and a
suite of performance enhancing SNP'S. For further information contact
Quantum Genetix at 306-956-2071, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.quantumgenetix.com.
SOURCE: Quantum Genetix Canada Inc.
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