NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California, San Francisco, and Abbott have partnered to launch a new research center that aims to develop diagnostic technologies for identifying viruses based on their DNA profiles.

The UCSF Viral Diagnostics and Discovery Center, located near the school’s Mission Bay, Calif., campus, will use sequencing, microarrays, and other genomic technologies to characterize pathogens linked to acute and chronic human illnesses.

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