NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI this week announced partnerships, including deals for genomics research, with three Turkish universities

BGI said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bogazici University to collaborate on human genetics, plant and animal genomics, and related genetics research. Also, BGI and Cankiri Karatekin University have jointly initiated an International Olive Genome project, and the Chinese genomics organization has reached a deal with Acibadem University to collaborate on medical research and clinical applications to improve human health.

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Sep
27
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Sep
28
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This webinar will discuss the critical role that software can play for clinical labs looking to establish comprehensive genomic testing programs.