NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Human Genome Research Institute has awarded BioNanomatrix a $397,750 research grant to develop its nanoscale whole genome imaging platform, the company said today.
 
BioNanomatrix is developing a system that allows nanoscale single molecule identification and analysis of the entire genome. The system’s ability to deliver single molecule sensitivity in a highly parallel format with minimal processing will reduce cost and time spent on extensive data and integrative analyses, the company said.

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