In Brief This Week: Life Technologies; Qiagen; Leica Biosystems; Becton Dickinson; PerkinElmer; MOgene, Intuitive Genomics | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies this week said that it will provide a complete workflow to researchers aiming to identify 20,000 human remains found in mass graves in Libya. Life Tech will provide a variety of forensic DNA technologies and samples will be processed by its Dubai-based distributor Integrated Gulf Biosystems. The project is being funded in part by a $2.5 million grant from Spanish oil firm Repsol.

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