Navigation Links
AKESOgen and Identitas partner to provide a comprehensive Next Generation Forensic profiling solution
Date:8/19/2013

NEW YORK and NORCROSS, Ga., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Identitas Corp., a leader in forensic phenotyping and AKESOgen, the genomics and biorepository services company today announced a global commercial partnership to offer the forensic industry an innovative turn-key phenotypic screening solution that allows investigators to generate more comprehensive leads from DNA samples than had previously been possible. Financial terms were not disclosed.

"Our unique technology creates highly specific phenotypic predictions from DNA, combining inferences on biogeographic ancestry, extended relatedness/kinship, gender, Y and mitochondrial haplotype, and physical appearance such as hair and eye color. ISAS™ is able to generate investigative leads rapidly using only a single aliquot of DNA. We evaluate genome-wide single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), to extract greater insight from DNA samples than has previously been possible" said Dr. Aruna Bansal, CIO of Identitas.

"We are excited to be working with Identitas to provide a comprehensive solution which we believe is unique in the forensic market and will have tremendous utility for enhanced phenotyping of individuals for a variety of applications including missing person identification as well as investigative lead generation, to complement standard panels such as CODIS." commented Dr. Mark Bouzyk, CSO of AKESOgen.

The partnership will harness the combined strengths of both companies:  AKESOgen will provide an end-to-end genetic analysis package powered by Identitas's proprietary ISAS™ software analysis tool. ISAS™ employs a computationally powerful approach that interrogates single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) to develop a profile that describes the physical appearance of an individual. AKESOgen has entered in to a license agreement with  Identitas for access to the ISAS™ software,  enabling customers a seamless delivery of an enhanced phenotypic profile from receipt of DNA. 

Media Contact: Aruna Bansal, Identitas, +44 1223 421 662, bansal@identitascorp.com

News distributed by PR Newswire iReach: https://ireach.prnewswire.com

 


'/>"/>
SOURCE Identitas Corp.
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology news :

1. 4 projects awarded Discovery Transformation Grant funding by Minnesota Partnership
2. Newly discovered bacterial partnership changes ocean chemistry
3. Transatlantic partnership to tackle neurodegenerative disease
4. Advance Research Associates Partners With MedNet Solutions
5. NOAA, partners predict possible record-setting deadzone for Gulf of Mexico
6. Emotient and iMotions Partner to Offer Unique Integrated Facial Expression Recognition, Bio Sensor and Eye Tracking Solution for Usability, Gaming, Market and Academic/ Scientific Research
7. The DOE Joint Genome Institute expands capabilities via new partnerships
8. TGen and Riddell announce partnership for biomarker study of concussive injuries
9. Capco Partners with EyeLock to Bring Iris Biometric Security to Banks
10. BGI Health forms partnership with ACIBADEM hospital on genetic disease testing
11. Joint air toxics research project among tribes, agencies recognized for partnership
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/31/2016)... , March 31, 2016  Genomics firm Nabsys has ... CEO, Barrett Bready , M.D., who returned to ... the original technical leadership team, including Chief Technology Officer, ... Product Development, Steve Nurnberg and Vice President of Software ... the company. Dr. Bready served as CEO ...
(Date:3/21/2016)... Unique technology combines v ... security   Xura, Inc. ... digital communications services, today announced it is working alongside ... customers, particularly those in the Financial Services Sector, the ... within a mobile app, alongside, and in combination with, ...
(Date:3/14/2016)... Florida , March 14, 2016 ... the growing mobile commerce market, announces the airing of a ... channels starting the week of March 21 st .  The ... CNBC, including its popular Squawk on the Street show. ... focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announces the airing ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/20/2016)... San Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... May 20, 2016 , ... ... announce that 10 of its most experienced veterinary clients have treated over 100 of ... this cutting edge technology to provide the highest level of care for their patients. ...
(Date:5/19/2016)... ... 19, 2016 , ... Anton Paar USA, located in Ashland, Virginia is pleased ... The new structure adds a third office building to the current facilities. , ... acres of land, along with office space adjacent to the previous main building. Through ...
(Date:5/19/2016)... May 19, 2016 ... (OTC PINK: RGBPP) announced today initiation of a ... cord blood based cancer immunotherapeutic product leveraging its ... Regen described a generation of cord blood derived ... gene silencing.  The product in development will be ...
(Date:5/18/2016)... 18, 2016 The Biotech industry continues ... mean that there are no opportunities ahead. Today, ActiveWallSt.com has ... THLD ), Seattle Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Ophthotech Corp. (NASDAQ: OPHT ). Sign up now ... http://www.activewallst.com/ Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc.,s shares ...
Breaking Biology Technology: