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Duke and Affy Sign 5-Year GeneChip Collaboration

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 (GenomeWeb News) - Duke University and Affymetrix will collaborate to analyze genomic information, the company said today.


Duke researchers will use the GeneChip HT System and arrays as part of the five-year collaboration, Affymetrix said.


As part of the agreement, Affymetrix will fund creative research and clinical projects aimed to lead to new genomic applications on the GeneChip platform, as well as novel diagnostics and screening tests.


Financial details were not disclosed.

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