Sequenom Licenses Nanopore Technology from Harvard to Develop 'Third Generation' Sequencer | GenomeWeb
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Sequenom said yesterday that it has exclusively licensed technology from Harvard University that it will use to develop a nanopore-based sequencing platform that will be faster and cheaper than currently available technologies.
 
The technology, which is able to detect a single strand of DNA as it passes through a nanopore, was developed by Amit Meller, an associate professor at Boston University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering. Meller invented the technology while at Harvard’s Rowland Institute.

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