By Alex Philippidis

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Ignite Institute, a startup research center focused on translation of personalized medicine discoveries, will decide on a permanent headquarters in Fairfax County, and launch from there its previously-announced research programs and gene sequencing partnership with Life Technologies during the second quarter — despite losing private and public backers for the project in recent weeks, the institute's President and CEO Dietrich Stephan told GenomeWeb Daily News.

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