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U. of Houston Plans to Buy an Illumina Sequencer for New Science and Engineering Center

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The University of Houston's Institute for Molecular Design plans to buy an Illumina sequencer to outfit a new lab in a planned complex through part of a $750,000 grant, the university told GenomeWeb Daily News today.
 
The school will use $500,000 of the grant, bestowed by the Cullen Foundation, to buy the Genetic Analyzer. The tool, set to arrive in December, will be housed at the new Science & Engineering Research and Classroom Complex.
 

The school said it plans to use the sequencer for stem cell research and to “help scientists and students engaged in synthetic biology.”

 

 

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