GenomeWeb is based in New York and was founded in 1997. Its mission is to inform scientists, technology professionals and executives in molecular biology research and molecular diagnostics. Its global audience includes biopharmaceutical companies, research universities, biomedical institutes, clinical labs and government laboratories. Advertisers include leading suppliers of research tools, analytical instruments, information technology and molecular diagnostics.
"We are excited to add GenomeWeb to our family of brands," said KC Crain, president and chief operating officer of Crain Communications. "GenomeWeb's history and expertise in journalism, and their commitment to top-level reporting, makes it an attractive business and a perfect complement to our family of business-to-business brands."
GenomeWeb will join Crain's portfolio of 23 brands which include: Ad Age, Creativity, Automotive News, Crain's Chicago Business, Crain's Cleveland Business, Crain's New York Business, Crain's Detroit Business, and Pensions & Investments.
GenomeWeb's leadership team includes Bernadette Toner, chief executive officer, and Greg Anderson, chief operating officer.