Human Longevity Acquires Cypher Genomics

San Diego-based Cypher Genomics has been offering human genome interpretation software. The company’s 14 employees will join Human Longevity, including CEO and cofounder Ashley Van Zeeland, who is now heading Human Longevity’s pediatric business.

“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 [Human Longevity’s] business,” said Human Longevity CEO and cofounder Craig Venter in a statement.