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Silicon Genetics  Acquired by Agilent Technologies (2004)

2601 Spring Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Website Company Summary Management Team

Technology: Peter Eastman (2003)
Sales/Marketing: Gregory Kinch; Kevin Wandryk


Business description: Silicon Genetics is the market leader in expression data analysis and management. With combined expertise in molecular biology, statistics and information technology, Silicon Genetics has developed a suite of highly interoperable gene expression analysis solutions that accelerate the pace of functional genomics research and drug discovery. Professional services for customized system integration are also available. Only Silicon Genetics offers scalability that meets the demands of both high throughput sample volumes and increasing numbers of users. Silicon Genetics customers include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, consumer products, and agricultural companies, as well as leading academic, government and other non-profit research institutions. Thousands of scientists currently use GeneSpring desktop tools, and more than 40 institutions deploy its GeNet solution.
Customers include: AstraZenecaBayerDuPontGlaxoSmithKlinePfizerSRI InternationalStanford UniversityUnilever;  Aventis;  Baylor College of Medicine;  Biogen;  Boehringer Ingelheim;  Bristol-Meyers Squibb;  Cedars-Sinai;  CelgeneRoche;  City of Hope;  Cleveland Clinic Health System;  Cornell University Cystic Fibrosis Foundation;  Drexel University;  Environmental Protection Agency;  Genome Consortium for Active Teaching;  Harvard Medical School;  Johns Hopkins University;  Lawrence Berkeley Labs;  Los Alamos National Laboratory;  Massachusetts General Hospital;  Mayo Clinic;  MerckAndCo;  Mount Sinai School of Medicine;  NASA Ames Research;  National Institutes of Health;  New York State Department of Health;  New York University;  Novartis University of Notre Dame;  Pennsylvania State University;  Pomona College;  Rutgers;  Schering-Plough;  Scripps Research Institute;  Sloan Kettering Cancer Center;  Swiss Array Consortium;  Texas AandM University ;  Translational Genomics Research Institute;  Tufts University;  University of British Columbia;  University of California Davis;  University of California San Francisco;  University of Cambridge;  University of Indiana;  University of Lausanne;  University of Michigan;  University of Minnesota;  University of Rochester Medical Center;  US Food and Drug Administration;  USDA;  Vanderbilt University;  Yale University
Partners include: AffymetrixLION bioscience

Ownership: Acquired by Agilent Technologies (2004)

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Record updated: Feb 2005
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 2000
Headcount: 26-50 as of Aug 2004
Ownership: Acquired by Agilent Technologies (2004)