By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GATC Biotech this week said that it intends to analyze 100,000 human genomes within the next four year for pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and academic research customers. The sequencing services provider added that it will open a new business unit for human genome analysis at its headquarters in Germany. GATC said that it will use Illumina's HiSeq 2000 and Pacific Biosciences' RS systems to achieve its goal.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

A draft bill released by the US House of Representatives appropriations committee would increase the 2019 National Institutes of Health budget by 3 percent.

Bloomberg looks into privacy issues raised by law enforcement's use of genetic genealogy sites.

NBC News reports on the Earth BioGenome Project, which aims to sequence all eukaryotic life on Earth.

In Science this week: environmental DNA can help in studies of marine animals, and more.