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MOgene Receives the First Most Innovative Business Award from the City of Creve Coeur

May 18, 2016

BRDG Park Company recognized for contributing to community success

ST. LOUIS, MO, UNITED STATES - May 18, 2016 - MOgene LC, a comprehensive genomics service provider located at Bio Research & Development Growth (BRDG) Park, announced today they were presented, The Most Innovative Business Award from the City of Creve Coeur Economic Development Committee (EDC). The first Creve Coeur Business awards recipients were celebrated during a ceremony on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center.

“Our businesses play a vital role in driving our community’s success, and so it is important that we as a city recognize and celebrate the successes of our local businesses,” said Creve Coeur Mayor Barry Glantz. “We are lucky to have such a vibrant business community, and all of the nominees deserve to be congratulated.”

The awards recognize local businesses for their outstanding innovation and contributions to the Creve Coeur Community. All Creve Coeur businesses were eligible to be nominated. The EDC selected the winners of the Most Innovative Business Award.

“We are honored to be recognized and receive this award,” stated Shaukat Rangwala, senior vice president, MOgene. “As a growing Creve Coeur business, we look forward to providing new technologies and innovations to help our customers in the St. Louis region and worldwide.”

“We take great pride in our excellent business community,” said Sekhar Prabhakar, EDC chair. “These awards provide an opportunity to honor Creve Coeur’s outstanding businesses for their hard work and contributions to the community.”

MOgene has recently added PacBio RS II sequencing to its cutting-edge services. The new sequencer will further expand the global provider’s offerings located in the St. Louis facility at the BRDG Park at the Danforth Plant Science Center. MOgene continues to expand its services to their customer base with CLIA-certified, Agilent and Illumina certification.

About MOgene LC: MOgene, a Limited Liability Company has been in operations since February 2004. The company has established solid reputation as a global genomics service provider to academic, government and industrial research groups and institutions. MOgene offers nucleic acid isolation, library preparation, microarrays, Real-Time PCR, NextGen sequencing, sequence capture and bioinformatics.  MOgene is also CLIA certified. 

About BRDG Park at the Danforth Center
Bio Research & Development Growth (BRDG) Park at the Danforth Plant Science Center helps life science companies bridge research, resources and relationships to achieve commercial success. In addition to providing world-class wet laboratories, office space and a prominent incubator, BRDG Park’s location on the Danforth Center’s campus facilitates access to the intellectual capital of top scientists, as well as to greenhouses, growth chambers, microscopy and proteomics facilities and other vital resources. Located in suburban St. Louis County, Missouri, BRDG Park is being developed by Wexford Science +Technology LLC, a BioMed Realty Company, a development company led by a seasoned team of real estate, finance and engineering experts specializing in major university facilities and science research parks nationwide. More information is available at