By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Merck and BGI announced today that they will collaborate on the discovery and development of biomarkers and other genomic technologies.

The alliance combines Merck's expertise in drug discovery and development with BGI's sequencing and analytical capabilities.

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