In 1999
July 14, 1999 BGI was founded with the mission of 1% of the human genome for the International Human Genome Project. Later, BGI was renamed BGI co., LTD.
Sept 9, 1999 At 9:9:9 the inaugural meeting of BGI was held on the third floor of the sixth Building, B Block in Beijing Airport Industrial Zone. September 9 was authorized as the Anniversary Celebration Day of BGI.
Nov 10, 1999 1% project was included in the national project, initiated by BGI and collaboration with national genome center of north and south.
In 2000
May 31, 2000 Lu Yongxiang, president of CAS, inspected BGI and gave high praise.
Jun 26, 2000 16 centers of the International Human Genome Project jointly announced the first working frame map of the human genome had been finished.
In 2001
Apr 30, 2001 Li Lanqing, Vice Premier, accompanied by Xu Guanhua and Lu Yongxiang, inspected the BGI.
In 2002
Nov 11, 2002 Center of Forensic Sciences BGI was founded.
In 2003
Apr, 2003 Beijing BGI-GBI Biotech Co., Ltd was founded.
Apr, 2003 BGI protein research center Co. Ltd was founded.
In 2011
Mar 9, 2011 Beijing BGI Unicare Technology Co., Ltd was officially founded in Beijing.
Apr 29, 2011 BGI-Tianjin was officially settled in Tianjin Airport Economic Zone, and signed a cooperation framework agreement.
Sep 1, 2011 BGI-Tianjin was officially opened in Tianjin and hold opening ceremony.
Oct 10, 2011 BGI-Tianjin got the Approval Certificate for the Establishment of Medical Institution.
Dec 20, 2011 The maternal and child health care hospital of Tianjin and BGI-Tianjin held a kick-off meeting of newborn bearing gene screen in Tianjin.
In 2012
Jan 4, 2012 The maternal and child health care hospital of Tianjin and BGI-Tianjin startup The Noninvasive prenatal genetic testing project.
Jan 17, 2012 BGI-Tianjin Med Lab got “Practice License of Medical Institution”.
Apr 25, 2012 The PCR Lab of BGI-Tianjin Med Lab was checked and accepted by the experts.
Mar 25, 2012 BGI launched a joint bioinformatics & computing laboratory with National Supercomputing Center in Tianjin (NSCC-TJ) to promote the interdisciplinary cooperation in the fields of supercomputing and biological science as well as to boost the rapid development of OMICS-related industries.
Oct 25, 2012 The health department of Liaoning province agreed the application of set up BIG-Benxi Med Lab.
In 2013
Mar 29, 2013 Hosted by maternal and child health care hospital of Tianjin and co-organized by BGI-Tianjin, the Inherited Metabolic Diseases (IED) detection project officially launched in Tianjin.
May 16, 2013 BGI-Beijing Med Lab was passed site acceptance of Practice License of Medical Institution.


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