NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Horizon Discovery today said that it has established a Center of Excellence at Washington University in St. Louis.

The CoE for gene editing technologies includes Washington University School of Medicine's Bright Institute, which is focused on conducting functional genomics, molecular imaging, and other high-throughput technologies for mechanism- and discovery-based science. Researchers there will work with Horizon on translating genomic data into disease model cell lines with a focus on cancer.

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