ServiceXS receives fourth Illumina CSPro certification

Leiden/San Diego, 12th of May, 2010 – ServiceXS, a leading Service Provider in the field of genomics and transcriptomics, annouced today that it has successfully completed Illumina CSProTM certification for GoldenGate Genotyping, and is therewith the first European Service Provider and second world-wide to be certified for all four Illumina technology-based applications. Illumina Inc., a San Diego-based company provides leading-edge genetic analysis to genomics centers worldwide.

Illumina CSPro is the collaborative service provider partnership dedicated to ensuring the delivery of the highest-qaulity data available for genetic analysis applications. Illumina CSPro participants undergo a rigorous two-phase process that includes minimum data generation, data certification, and an on-site audit of the facility and processes.

"Illumina CSPro recognizes organizations that provide customers with industry-leading data quality and service in genetic analysis," said Karen Possemato, Illumina's Senior Director of Corporate Marketing. "ServiceXS is now the first in Europe to be certified on all four CSPro applications. We are excited to work with them to make it easier for researchers in the Netherlands and nearby countries to access the power of Illumina's genetic analysis technologies."

About ServiceXS

ServiceXS provides high quality genomics and proteomics services to clients in industry and academia. The company’s services range from experimental design consultation, sample preparation and sample processing to data analysis and statistical analysis. Through its broad portfolio that includes leading technology platforms, ServiceXS is able to specifically tune its services to the client’s needs. ServiceXS was established in 2002 and is currently a major provider of outsourcing services in genomics and proteomics. ServiceXS is located in Leiden, The Netherlands.