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USC to Use Illumina Genotyping System for Neurogenetic Research

NEW YORK, June 8 (GenomeWeb News) - Illumina said today that the University of Southern California's Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute at the Keck School of Medicine has agreed to purchase a BeadLab SNP-genotyping system to support its research in neurodegenerative and neuropsychological disorders.

 

Illumina said that the system will serve as a "core facility" for DNA analysis across USC, supporting a broad range of biomedical research programs conducted by different departments. When installed, the system will allow USC researchers to produce more than eight hundred thousand genotypes per day, Illumina added.

 

Financial terms of the agreement were not provided.