Centrillion Gets NIH Grant to Develop DNA Barcode Array for Whole-Genome Sequencing | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genomics firm Centrillion Biosciences this month received a two-year Small Business Innovation Research grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a DNA barcode array for the phased sequencing of whole genomes.

The award, the company stated in the grant's abstract, will be used to optimize the fabrication of DNA chips to reduce their feature size and pitch; reverse the orientation of oligonucleotide primers to make their 3' ends free for extension; and increase the length and accuracy of the oligosynthesis process.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

In Science this week: convergent evolution in bird hemoglobin, and more.

The Wall Street Journal speaks with patients affected by questionable test results from Theranos.

Researchers link variants in TACR3 to hot flashes during menopause, Live Science reports.

Kuwait says it will alter its law requiring citizens and visitors to provide DNA samples, New Scientist reports.