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2014-08-12 08:30:12

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNano Genomics announced today the purchase of an Irys(TM )System by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, one of the world's leading genome centers, located near Cambridge, UK. The Sanger Institute made the largest single contribution to the gold standard sequence for the Human Genome Project and today is focused on the role of genetics in health and disease. The Sanger Institute purchased BioNano's Irys platform to detect structural...

2008-09-25 09:00:54

Affymetrix Inc. (Nasdaq:AFFX) announced today that the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has developed a catalog of structural genomic changes in almost 800 cancer cell lines using the company's Genome-Wide Human SNP Array 6.0. Cancer cell lines are invaluable reagents in analyzing the molecular biology of the disease as well as important tools in developing new healing methods. The core set of cancer cell lines developed by the Cancer Genome Project includes samples from most types of...

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