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University of Giessen Taps DNAStar's Software for NGS Assembly, Analysis

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DNAStar said this week that the University of Giessen has licensed its Lasergene genomics suite to handle its next-generation sequence assembly and analysis needs.

A university spokesperson said in a statement that the institution was impressed with Lasergene, adding that it would provide "consistent" software platform for researchers at the university, many of whom are now transitioning from traditional Sanger sequencing to NGS.

The financial details of the arrangement were not disclosed.

Other customers of the Lasergene suite include the University of Nebraska (BI 3/15/2013) and Heidelberg University (BI 6/8/2012).

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