NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Applied Biosystems, a business of Life Technologies, announced today that has formed a strategic alliance with the Translational Genomics Research Institute.

Under the agreement, a team of researchers from TGen and Applied Biosystems will use Applied Biosystems' SOLiD 3 system to do genomic analyses of thousands of patient samples. The goal is to increase researchers' understanding of the genetics behind various complex diseases and medical conditions and hasten the translation of such research into new diagnostic and other clinical tools.

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