NHGRI Awards Pressure Bio $1M for NGS Technology Development | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Pressure BioSciences announced today it has received a two-year grant for a little more than $1 million from the National Human Genome Research Institute to develop  technology for next-generation sequencing applications. 

The Small Business Innovation Research Phase II grant will go toward the development of an automated, high-throughput, high-pressure system to better control DNA fragmentation. Pressure Bio said the technology will be based on advancements over the traditional hydrodynamic DNA shearing approach that has been used in DNA sequencing. 

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