NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Personalis announced Tuesday that it has received a contract to provide sequencing and data analysis for the US Department of Veterans Affairs.

The Menlo Park, Calif.-based startup said that the contract will utilize samples from several VA sources including the Million Veterans Program. It expects to provide sequencing and data analysis for more than 1,000 individuals under the contract.

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