This article has been updated from an earlier version to correct the throughput of the system.
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Northwestern University recently announced that a benefactor has donated $600,000 to the school’s Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center and the school’s Center for Genetic Medicine so it can purchase a next-generation DNA sequencer from Applied Biosystems.
 

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