Lucigen is a company developing and providing biomedical research products and services to life science and healthcare professionals. It specializes in enzyme evolution, protein expression, cloning, competent cells, next-generation sequencing, and molecular diagnostics.

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Parent CompanyLGC
HQMiddleton, WI, US
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Lucigen was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Middleton, WI, US

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Key People/Management at Lucigen

Chris Hornung

Chris Hornung

Holly Backhaus

Holly Backhaus

Ray Bandziulis

Ray Bandziulis

Vice President, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs
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Lucigen Office Locations

Lucigen has an office in Middleton
Middleton, WI, US (HQ)
2905 Parmenter St
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Lucigen Financials and Metrics

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$4.8 m
In total, Lucigen had raised $4.8 m. Lucigen is a subsidiary of LGC

Lucigen Operating Metrics

Jan, 2021

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Lucigen News and Updates

LGC acquires Lucigen, strengthening its reagents offering to the genomics market

Lucigen offers extensive enzymology expertise and a wide portfolio of molecular biology reagents Today, LGC announced that it has acquired Lucigen Corporation, a leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of molecular biology enzymes, reagents and kits. Lucigen has an extensive portfolio of lif…

Middleton biotech Lucigen Corp. reaps awards for selling its products overseas

The Middleton biotechnology company was one of 32 companies and organizations across the country honored by the U.S. Department of Commerce this week for exports of their goods and services. Lucigen received a 2017 President’s “E” Award for recording a sustained increase in export sales over the pas…

Lucigen to Distribute Entire Epicentre Product Line

Lucigen Corporation announces it has signed a global agreement with Illumina, Inc. for Lucigen to be the sole distributor of Epicentre Technologies’ genomics kits, enzymes and ancillary reagents. Products covered by this new agreement are in addition to the select Epicentre products that were licens…

Lucigen Becomes Sole Distributor for Illumina Epicentre Products

Lucigen said today that it has signed a global agreement with Illumina for Lucigen to be the sole distributor of Epicentre Technologies' genomics kits, enzymes, and ancillary reagents.

Madison biotech company Lucigen raises $2 million

Lucigen Corp., a Madison biotech company, has raised nearly $2 million of funding from outside investors, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Middleton's Lucigen hopes to make its mark with Ebola test

A Middleton company says it has developed a test to diagnose patients with the Ebola virus that can be used anywhere — from health clinics to airports to out in the field — and can give results in less than an hour.
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Lucigen Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lucigen founded?

    Lucigen was founded in 1998.

  • Who are Lucigen key executives?

    Lucigen's key executives are Chris Hornung, Holly Backhaus and Ray Bandziulis.

  • How many employees does Lucigen have?

    Lucigen has 37 employees.

  • Who are Lucigen competitors?

    Competitors of Lucigen include Real, Durviz and Norgen Biotek.

  • Where is Lucigen headquarters?

    Lucigen headquarters is located at 2905 Parmenter St, Middleton.

  • Where are Lucigen offices?

    Lucigen has an office in Middleton.

  • How many offices does Lucigen have?

    Lucigen has 1 office.