NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI and H3 Biomedicine today announced they will sequence and publish data from next-generation sequencing-based research on pre-clinical cancer models.

In the first study to be performed under the terms of the partnership, BGI will sequence 250 cancer cell lines using next-generation whole-exome sequencing. It and H3 Biomedicine will jointly analyze the data and then deliver a highly curated set of "genetically profiled, pre-clinical model information that will help to accelerate drug discovery and development efforts."

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