Genomics company Human Longevity acquires software startup Cypher

Geonomics company Human Longevity announced that it has acquired San Diego's Cypher Genomics, a maker of human genomic interpretation software. "Cypher Genomics has created important automated and scalable genome interpretation technology informed by additional expertise in genetics and biology that we believe will be invaluable to HLI's business. The Cypher team, led by Dr. Van Zeeland, is a very impressive group of scientists who will be crucial in augmenting HLI's already unparalleled and comprehensive genomic database business," said J. Craig Venter, co-founder and CEO of Human Longevity. Release