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Genizon, Genome Quebec First to Join Illumina's Service Provider Program

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Illumina said today that Genizon Biosciences and Genome Quebec have been certified to offer genetic analysis services to researchers using its technologies.
 
The Canadian duo are the first members of Illumina's new CSPro Program, a service provider program that it said offers partners co-marketing benefits and a certification process.
 
According to Illumina, the CSPro program is modular and its members must be certified to offer certain assays: Genome Quebec is certified to offer its GoldenGate Genotyping assay, and Genizon BioSciences is certified to run GoldenGate assays and offer Illumina's Infinium whole-genome genotyping assay, which uses its HumanHap550 SNP chip.
 
Further financial details of the new program were not discussed.

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