As the largest genome sequencing center in the world, BGI provides comprehensive sequencing and bioinformatics services for medical, agricultural and environmental applications.
Trans-omics for a better life.
A combination of its high-throughput, cost-effective genomics platform, its large sample collection and storage capability, in-depth bioinformatics analysis, a core commitment to education and media liaison, a team of talents to support its scientific research program, has made BGI a unique entity dedicated to ensuring that omics science and technology can be made to work for the benefit of everyone.
BGI has a proven track record of excellence, delivering results with high accuracy and efficiency to support innovative, high-profile research which has so far generated over 300 publications in top-tier journals such as Nature and Science. These accomplishments include sequencing one percent of the human genome for the International Human Genome Project, sequencing the first Asian diploid genome, contributing 10 percent to the International Human HapMap Project, sequencing a significant proportion of the genomes for the 1,000 Genomes Project, carrying out vital research to combat SARS and the German deadly E. coli O104:H4 strain, playing a key role in the Sino-British Chicken Genome Project, completing the genomic sequences of rice, silkworm, potato, the human Gut metagenome, etc.
As a team, we have a lot of things to be proud of, like our scientific research ability, our innovation, our vision and our passionate leadership. We've been recognized with the following awards:
The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies 2014, Fast Company.
THE 2014 WORLD TECHNOLOGY AWARD WINNER (Corporate) in the field of Biotechnology, World Technology Network.
Nature Publishing Index (NPI) 2013 Asia-Pacific Top 10 Chinese Institutions, Nature Publishing Group.
The world’s most innovative technology company 2013, MIT Technology Review.
But what we are most proud of is the fact, that our BGIers can make a difference every day. We know that every BGIer is integral to our success.