Rapid Sanger Sequencing Now Available in the North

Source Genomics Expands Rapid Sanger Sequencing Services to the North of the UK

Cambridge, UK, 19 June 2023: Source Genomics, a part of the Source BioScience Group, today announced their genomic laboratory expansion into the North of the UK for increased capacity of its Sanger sequencing services leading to faster turnaround times for data delivery.

As the evolution of genomic research is dominating the collective life science industry at speed, the implementation of optimised data delivery is critical. Source Genomics is an established laboratory service partner with a vast portfolio of genomic and multi-omic services, helping biopharmaceutical companies and academic organisations accelerate their research and development programmes. With the launch of its new facility in Runcorn, Source Genomics is better positioned to support customers across the UK and particularly in Northern England and Scotland, with even faster Sanger sequencing services at its renowned high quality.

Initially accelerating data delivery timelines for customers in Liverpool and Manchester, fully accelerated timelines for next day morning data delivery are on track to be achieved for the rest of the Northern regions in the coming months.

Richard Stevens, Director of Genomics, commented: “The expansion of our laboratory operations to the northern territories is a significant step forward in enabling equity of access for genomic services for research organisations across the country. This geographical expansion will enable customers everywhere to utilise the highest-quality Sanger sequencing service with faster turnaround times.”

About Source BioScience Ltd www.sourcebioscience.com

Source BioScience is a leading international provider of integrated state-of-the-art laboratory services and products with clients in the healthcare, clinical, life science research and biopharma industries other research groups in the UK, Europe and North America, with a focus on improving patient diagnosis, management and care.

Source Genomics, a part of the Source BioScience Group, provides a multi-omics approach for high quality data delivery in Genomics, Epigenomics, Spatial Transcriptomics and Proteomics. Market leaders for Sanger Sequencing and Next-Generation Sequencing services including Nanopore Sequencing, Whole Genome Sequencing, Metagenomics and more, Source Genomics is your trusted laboratory service partner for your project, with unrivalled turnaround times.

FAQ’s Runcorn Laboratory Launch

Where is the new laboratory located?

Source Genomics new laboratory will be located in Runcorn, North of England and will serve as a local laboratory facility for Northern territories of the UK.

Why are my samples being processed in Runcorn?  

The opening of Source Genomics facility in the North will allow us to better support customers in Northern England and Scotland, with even faster Sanger sequencing services whilst upholding its renowned high-quality.

How fast are the TATs now?

Our extensive network of courier collections will allow customers in the North to experience our speedREAD service, so customers submitting samples through a collection box should receive data back in their email accounts between midnight and 9am the following morning.

Are Cambridge TATs faster than Runcorn?

Data delivery for Source Genomics Sanger sequencing service will be received at the same unrivalled turnaround with samples processed at Cambridge and Runcorn. The new laboratory expansion will benefit customers in the North of the UK to ensure the fastest turnaround times for sample processing and data retrieval due to new focus on logistical optimisation.

Do I need to do anything? 

No action is required. Simply drop your samples at your nearest collection box and we will facilitate the transportation to the laboratory site which will optimise your data retrieval turnaround time.

How do I find my nearest collection box?

Please contact sequencing@sourcebioscience.com for a list of the collection boxes available in the North. 

Who do I contact for more information? 

For more information, please contact enquiries@sourcebioscience.com and one of our dedicated account managers will get back to you at the earliest availability to answer your query.

Contact us today and one of our skilled account managers will be in touch with a free consultation including further information and pricing details.

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