DNASTAR Appoints Inqaba Biotec as African Distributor

DNASTAR® has appointed Inqaba Biotechnical Industries (Pty) Ltd (trading as inqaba biotecTM) as a distributor of its DNA, RNA and protein sequence analysis software in Africa, effective immediately.

Oct 28, 2019

inqaba biotec, Africa’s Genomics company, has a long history of providing DNA sequencing services, instruments and software solutions to life science researchers in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Tom Schwei, Vice President and General Manager of DNASTAR, said, “inqaba biotec is an outstanding partner for DNASTAR. They have a long history of successfully meeting the needs of molecular biologists in Africa, including meeting their software needs. We have great confidence in inqaba biotec to support African customers with outstanding sales and  customer service for our Lasergene software. We are delighted to work with this strong team of commercially oriented scientists to help meet the sequencing software needs in Africa.”

Dr Hamilton Ganesan, Bioinformatics solutions manager at inqaba biotec, commented, “On behalf of everyone at inqaba biotec, I am excited to partner with DNASTAR, which is known as a leader in core molecular biology, structural biology and Next Generation Sequencing analysis software. Africa represents a rapidly growing molecular biology  market. That makes the timing of this arrangement ideal. DNASTAR’s 35 years of expertise, extensive knowledge, and high-quality software are a great addition to our line of industry leading products and services and we look forward to helping African researchers meet their sequence analysis needs exceptionally well, using DNASTAR software".