LGC Biosearch Technologies, a division of LGC Group, is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of sophisticated, custom oligonucleotide-based tools and associated reagents for the molecular diagnostic, research and applied markets. LGC Biosearch is a vertically integrated organization with locations in the US, Denmark, and Germany. Controlled-pore glass manufacturing, a critical component for oligo synthesis is located in Steinach, Germany. Research-grade oligo manufacturing primarily takes place in Petaluma, California and Århus, Denmark while production for the GMP and Commercial Services program is situated in the cGMP facility based in Novato, California.
LGC Biosearch’s Quality Management System is fully compliant with ISO 9001:2008 and the cGMP production facility is ISO 13485:2003 certified and compliant with 21 CFR Part 820 as applicable. LGC Biosearch fully understands that quality is of utmost importance to customers as poor quality reagents and oligos can ruin even the best-designed assays. Visit our Quality webpage to learn more about LGC Biosearch’s certifications.
Since the early 80s, innovators at LGC Biosearch have refined and continue to perfect the chemistry of oligonucleotide synthesis to accelerate the discovery and application of genomic information. LGC Biosearch’s unmatched selection of oligo modifications is complemented by demonstrated expertise in the design and manufacture of fluorogenic probes and primers. Products include fluorophores (CAL Fluor®, Quasar® and Pulsar® dyes) and dark quenchers (BHQ® also known as Black Hole Quencher® dyes) to be included in custom-synthesized probe formats for real-time PCR, qPCR, end-point PCR, Stellaris® RNA FISH, and other genomic-based applications. LGC Biosearch’s markets include pharmaceutical, in vitro diagnostics, biotechnology, agricultural biotechnology, environmental and food testing, public health, and biodefense sectors.
LGC Biosearch welcomes the opportunity to work with innovators worldwide who enable new inventions that advance the frontier of biotechnology and enthusiastic team players who support continued growth of the business. Please visit our Careers webpage to review current job opportunities.