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Agilent Names Finland University as Service Provider

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Turku Centre for Biotechnology of the University of Turku and Abo Akademi University has been named a certified service provider for Agilent Technologies’ gene expression microarrays.
The center achieved the certified service provider status after completing training and passing “a rigorous series of assessments,” said Agilent.
“Our goal is to provide cutting-edge technology platforms to the research groups in life science both in Finland and internationally,” Riitta Lahesmaa, director of the center, said in a statement.

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