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Greenwood Genetic Center Taps Cartagenia’s BenchLab for Clinical Data Analysis


Cartagenia said this week that Greenwood Genetic Center, a non-profit institute that provides clinical genetic services and diagnostic laboratory testing, his licensed its BenchLab next-generation sequencing and copy number variant analysis software solutions.

Cartagenia's BenchLab NGS product is designed to interpret data from gene panels as well as exome- and whole-genome sequencing, and to generate clinical reports based on the results. Its BenchLab CNV solution helps labs use microarray testing for prenatal diagnosis.

Greenwood’s researchers will use the products to sort, filter, and organize their data and “aid in the process of interpreting the genetic alterations,” Mike Friez, Greenwood's director of diagnostic laboratories, said in a statement.

Other customers of Cartagenia’s products include CombiMatrix, an Irvine, Calif.-based molecular diagnostics firm (BI 11/2/2012).