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Develops, manufactures and sells products and services for genetic analysis

Affymetrix, Inc. provides life science and molecular diagnostic products that enable parallel analysis of biological systems at the gene, protein and cell level.

It develops, manufactures and sells products and services for genetic analysis to the genomic research centers, academic institutions, government and private laboratories, as well as pharmaceutical, diagnostic and biotechnology companies.

The company operates through two segments: Affymetrix Core and eBioscience.

The Affymetrix Core segment is divided into four business units, namely The Expression, The Genetic Analysis and The Clinical Applications, The Life Science Reagents and Corporate.

The Expression business unit develops and markets the company's GeneChip gene expression products and services; Genetic Analysis and Clinical Applications business unit develops and markets the company's genotyping, such as the Axiom product line and arrays with clinical research applications, such as the CytoScan cytogenetics arrays; Life Science Reagents business unit develops and sells reagents, enzymes, purification kits and biochemical's used by life science researchers and Corporate business unit is comprised of revenue from royalty arrangements, and field revenue from services provided to customers by the company . The eBioscience segment specializes in the development, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of research tools in the areas of flow cytometry, immunoassays, microscopic imaging and other protein-based analyses.

The company was founded by Stephen P. A. Fodor in 1992 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Jami K. Dover Nachtsheim572010Chairman
Andrew J. Last, PhD562009Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
Robert H. Trice Jr., PhD692006Independent Director
Gary Guthart502009Independent Director
Riccardo Pigliucci692015Independent Director
Mindy Lee-Olsen--VP-Marketing Services & Media Relations Contact
Douglas Farrell--Vice President-Investor Relations & Treasury
Siang H. Chin-2007Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel
David A. Weber622011Chief Commercial Officer & Executive VP
Joe Magro, MBA-2008VP & GM-Life Science Reagents Business Unit
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 80,541,254 79,678,839 98.9% 0 0.0% 98.9%
Sector
Healthcare
Pharmaceuticals & Medical Research
 Biotechnology & Medical Research
  Biotechnology & Medical Research
   Bio Diagnostics & Testing
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Affymetrix, Inc. : Connections
Affymetrix, Inc.
3420 Central Expressway
Santa Clara, CA 95051

Phone : +1.408.731.5000
Fax : +1.408.731.5380
Web : www.affymetrix.com
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