Is BGI Genomics?

About BGI Group BGI Genomics is an integral part of BGI Group, founded in 1999 as a research organization to support the Human Genome Project.

How does BGI sequencing work?

The method uses rolling circle replication to amplify small fragments of genomic DNA into DNA nanoballs. After purchasing Complete Genomics, the Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) refined DNA nanoball sequencing to sequence nucleotide samples on their own platform.

How big is BGI?

Only one of these eight moons is publicly traded— BGI Genomics, which listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in 2017 and has a market capitalization of about $3.5 billion. It derives most of its revenue from services such as prenatal tests.

What is complete genome?

Whole genome sequencing (WGS), also known as full genome sequencing, complete genome sequencing, or entire genome sequencing, is the process of determining the entirety, or nearly the entirety, of the DNA sequence of an organism’s genome at a single time.

What does BGI Genomics stand for?

BGI, currently known as the BGI Group, formerly known as the Beijing Genomics Institute, is a Chinese genome sequencing company, headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. It was formed in 1999 to participate in the Human Genome Project as a genetics research center.

What does BGI stand for?


Acronym Definition
BGI Bureau Gravimétrique International
BGI Business Growth Initiative (various organizations)
BGI Borland Graphic Interface (File Name Extension)
BGI Basic Ground Instructor (certification; US FAA)

What is cPAS sequencing?

The cPAS method is an advanced technology based on the cPAL previously created by Complete Genomics. In this paper, the authors compare the results of the whole-genome sequencing of a DNA sample from a Russian female donor performed on MGISEQ-2000 and Illumina HiSeq 2500 (both PE150).

Who is the owner of BGI?

Wang Jian
BGI Group

Type Private Company
Revenue $251 million (2016)
Net income $51.7 million (2016)
Owner Wang Jian
Number of employees ~ 6,000 (worldwide)

Can I have my genome sequenced?

Whole genome sequencing is available to anyone. Although the technical conditions, the time and the cost of sequencing genomes were reduced by a factor of 1 million in less than 10 years, the revolution lags behind. Before you start worrying, I can assure you: it will come.

Who is BGI Genomics and what do they do?

Our technology, sequencing, capacity, and almost 20 years of genomics experience allow us to offer our customers and partners a trusted, cost efficient and expert service for all outsourced sequencing needs. BGI Genomics is an integral part of BGI Group, founded in 1999 as a research organization to support the Human Genome Project.

When did Complete Genomics become part of MGI?

BGI is headquartered in Shenzhen, China and provides sequencing and bioinformatics services and systems for research, medical, agricultural, and environmental applications. In June 2018, Complete Genomics became part of MGI, which is the instruments manufacturing business of BGI.

How many whole genomes has BGI processed to date?

BGI has processed over 150,000 human whole genomes to date. WGS needs. To allow scientists in research and pharmaceutical drug development to excel with the highest quality genomic data, at rapid turnaround times, with the best possible scientific support, all at industry leading pricing.

What kind of company is Complete Genomics?

Complete Genomics. Complete Genomics is a life sciences company that has developed and commercialized a DNA sequencing platform for human genome sequencing and analysis.