Tag: 54gene

How this genomics research company is helping Nigeria tackle COVID-19 pandemic

Genomics research company 54Gene's COVID-19 testing support fund was launched today to increase Nigeria's daily testing capacity. The firm opened the fund with a donation of $150 thousand and has since received an additional $350 thousand from Union Bank. CEO of 54 Gene Abasi Ene-Obong joins CNBC Africa for more.

54GENE raises $4.5mn to build pan-African biobank

Africa-focused health tech genomic startup 54Gene recently raised $4.5 million in seed capital and plans to build a DNA biobank in Africa. Abasi Ene-Obong CEO of 54gene joins CNBC Africa for more.
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