NEW YORK, Jan 9 - Ventana Medical Systems and San Diego-based Genicon Sciences signed an agreement to jointly develop Ventana’s automated microarray discovery instrument and Jenison’s RLS gene expression detection kit, then market them as an integrated genomic discovery system, the companies announced Tuesday.

The two will launch the resulting product in late 2001.The parties did not disclose the financial terms of the agreement.

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