Genotyping lab opens in former mill in downtown Waterville

An Ellsworth-based biotechnology firm has occupied space in the Hathaway Creative Center, making it among the latest tenants to move into the redeveloped old mill. The GenoTyping Center of America, which has a business office in Ellsworth, opened a laboratory in early summer that will perform genetic testing services. The move was announced this week in a news release from the Central Maine Growth Council.

“We are excited to be opening our laboratory in Waterville, where we will have access to an emerging technology community within the city’s budding downtown, a highly skilled workforce and innovation support systems that are essential for a startup biotech company like GTCA,” Michael Greene, marketing director and co-founder of GTCA, said in the release. Read more. 

Related Posts

UNE undergraduate receives BioME grant to study rare lobster larvae

A University of New England undergraduate student has received a $5,000 grant from the Bioscience Association of Maine (BioME) to fund...

23 May 2024

New initiative unites Maine’s innovators to bolster STEM research and workforce

An $8 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a four-year initiative led by the University of Maine to bolster STEM...

15 May 2024

Jackson Lab hires its first-ever chief scientific officer

Jackson Laboratory, based in Bar Harbor, has hired Mary Dickinson, a globally recognized geneticist, developmental biologist, and bioengineer, as executive vice...

13 May 2024