NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – WaferGen announced today that it has shipped the alpha version of its SmartChip Real-Time PCR system, along with proprietary oncology gene panel assays, to the University of Pittsburgh Medical School as part of an alpha testing and research collaboration with the institution.

The SmartChip Real-Time PCR system is intended to be the first whole-genome, high-throughput gene expression, real-time PCR platform, capable of some 30,000 assays per chip.

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