By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Platypus Technologies has received a $396,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute to develop a high-throughput screening system for cancer therapeutics.

The two-year grant will fund the further development of Platypus' Oris assay format into a 384-well cell migration assay suitable for high-throughput screening of chemical libraries for cancer therapeutics.

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