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BioLegend Moves Global Headquarters to Newly Constructed, State-of-the-Art Campus in San Diego, California

BioLegend Campus Inauguration Symposium focused on Cancer Immunotherapy
features Nobel Laureate and World-Renowned Immunologists

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/biolegend?src=hash" target="_blank"gt;#biolegendlt;/agt;–BioLegend,
leading provider of world-class biological reagents and tools that
enable life science discovery from research to cure, today announced the
opening of its new global headquarters located at 8999 BioLegend Way in
San Diego, California. The expansive 8-acre campus is designed to
support the company’s growth, provide an attractive environment for new
talent, and better serve customers worldwide.

To celebrate the grand opening of its new headquarters, BioLegend hosted
an inaugural symposium focused on Cancer Immunotherapy on Wednesday, May
8 which, brought a crowd of 300 top scientists, business leaders, and
trusted partners. The symposium was hosted by Dr. Gene Lay, Founder and
CEO of BioLegend. The scientific program included talks by five
world-renowned immunologists, including 2018 Nobel Laureate, Professor
James P. Allison, PhD.

The official ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by key dignitaries
including the Mayor of San Diego, Kevin Faulconer. BioLegend received a
Proclamation and a Commendation, presented by representatives from
California’s 52nd Congressional District and San Diego City Council,
respectively.

“The innovation economy continues to thrive in San Diego thanks to our
highly-talented workforce and companies like BioLegend that are helping
make groundbreaking discoveries right here in our backyard,” said Mayor
Kevin L. Faulconer. “BioLegend’s decision to build their campus here is
a strong affirmation of San Diego’s role as a biotech hotbed. We look
forward to BioLegend paving the way for more scientific discovery,
creating more good-paying jobs for San Diegans, and building a brighter
future for people across the globe.”

For BioLegend employees and visitors, the new campus offers amenities
that integrate beauty and function. The facilities were built with a
focus on sustainable business practices, including a green roof, solar
panels, and electric charging stations in the parking structure. The
goal of the new campus is to enable collaboration between departments
while providing efficient laboratories and workspaces where employees
can thrive. A technological highlight is San Diego’s first-ever
installation of a robotic picking system, which is the first worldwide
in a cold storage space. These features will help BioLegend fulfill
orders at a faster pace with improved accuracy.

“BioLegend is proud to be enabling discoveries that improve human
health, in cancer therapy, neuroscience, and immunology. Our new
state-of-the-art campus allows us to expand the breadth and depth of our
research and diagnostics portfolios to accelerate cures for debilitating
diseases,” said Gene Lay, CEO of BioLegend. “The campus was built to
accommodate more than 1,000 employees and we look forward to creating
new job opportunities for San Diego residents and growing our scientific
talent base to meet our customers’ needs.”

For more information about BioLegend, please check out our website www.biolegend.com.

About BioLegend

BioLegend enables life science discovery from research to cure by
providing world-class quality biological reagents and tools at an
outstanding value, with highly acclaimed customer service and technical
support. Guided by our award-winning entrepreneurial leadership team, we
have secured loyal customers and trusted partners at the world’s premier
research institutions, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Our
scientists collaboratively develop cutting-edge research and diagnostic
products, establishing BioLegend as a global leader in immunology,
cancer research, neuroscience, cell biology, proteogenomics, stem cells,
and other emerging sectors. Recognized as one of the fastest growing
life science companies, BioLegend transforms the boundaries of
innovation for basic science and medical researchers worldwide. To learn
more, visit www.biolegend.com.

Contacts

Maria Thompson
[email protected]
1-619-722-0970

Dzung Nguyen, Director, Marketing
[email protected]
1-858-455-9588

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