Sequencing Startup Helicos aims to tackle cancer with new technology | GenomeWeb

Back in 2003, Caltech’s Steve Quake had the first claim to a publication showing DNA sequencing at the single-molecule level. Now, the company founded in late 2003 and funded with $27 million to commercialize that technology says it is poised to make the first major impact in bringing sequencing (or, more specifically, resequencing) to the masses.

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