SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ--(Marketwire - October 26, 2011) - GENEWIZ, Inc., the #1 provider of DNA sequencing services, as well as gene synthesis, molecular biology, genomic, and GLP/cGMP regulatory services, was honored by the New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) with the 2011 Award for Excellence for Business Expansion.
Presented by NJBIA President Philip Kirschner, the Award for Excellence recognizes companies' contributions to New Jersey's economic growth through business expansion. Award recipients were honored at a dinner ceremony hosted by the NJBIA on Tuesday evening, October 18.
"This year's Awards for Excellence honor a select group of companies whose energy and vision have resulted in exceptional achievements," remarked Kirshner. "The creativity and ingenuity behind GENEWIZ's tremendous growth is indicative of the significant positive impact GENEWIZ has made to New Jersey and to the global scientific community."
Accepting the Award for Excellence was GENEWIZ Chairman and CEO, Dr. Steve Sun. Citing Greek philosopher Archimedes' famous proverb, "Give me a lever and I can move the world," Sun spoke passionately about the impact GENEWIZ DNA services makes for scientists around the world.
"[GENEWIZ is proud] to have 21 Nobel Prize winners among our customers," Sun remarked. "It is our mission to provide reliable, cost-efficient, scalable services; this enables GENEWIZ to make positive contributions to the advancement of life science research."
Sun also recognized the talented team of dedicated experts at GENEWIZ who continue to help the company achieve successful business growth.
"It is such a high honor for me to accept this award on behalf of every GENEWIZ employee," Sun commented. "Together with GENEWIZ customers, we are making a difference every day in the pursuit of scientific discoveries, better medicines, a greener environment, and abundant healthy food supplies."
GENEWIZ, Inc. is a global contract research organization (CRO) specializing in DNA-based services, including DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, genomic, and GLP/cGMP regulatory-compliant services. The company leads the industry in research sequencing and outsourcing partnerships with pharmaceutical, clinical, biotechnology, academic, and government institutions.
Headquartered in South Plainfield, NJ, GENEWIZ, Inc. is a privately-held, global enterprise with locations in Washington, D.C. Metro, Boston, San Diego, Beijing, China, Suzhou, China, and London, United Kingdom. For more information, please visit www.genewiz.com.