Nigeria’s 54gene closes $25m Series B to advance global drug discovery capabilities

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian startup 54gene, a health technology company advancing African genomics research for improved global health outcomes, has secured US$25 million in a Series B round it will use to advance its capabilities to contribute to global drug discovery.…

Nigeria’s 54gene unveils world-class scientific research laboratory in Lagos State

BY TOM JACKSON Nigerian startup 54gene has unveiled its new lab in Lagos State, capable of human whole genome sequencing and a variety of other scientific investigations.  Launched in 2019, 54gene is a research, services and development company founded that utilises human genetic…