Akonni Receives $500K for Forensics Platform Development | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular diagnostics firm Akonni Biosystems today said it has received a Phase III grant from the National Institutes of Justice for about $500,000 to accelerate the development of a system for a new forensics application.

Akonni is developing a microarray-based transportable, sample-to-answer system for identifying single nucleotide polymorphisms linked to a person's physical appearance.

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