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Rosetta Genomics Expands Research Lab in Israel

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — MicroRNA company Rosetta Genomics today said it has expanded its research lab in Israel.
 
The company expects the expanded lab to help meet its research and development needs for its microRNA-based diagnostic programs. Rosetta also said it plans to grow to approximately 70 employees by the end of the year.
 
The new lab, located in the city of Rehovot around 12 miles south of Tel Aviv, will be “essential” to Rosetta Genomics’ plans to pursue its oncology-related microRNA-based diagnostics products, the company said.

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