NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and BGI-Shenzhen said today that they will collaborate to sequence and analyze pediatric brain tumor samples to support the Childhood Brain Tumor Tissue Consortium.
The effort will harness resources from the BGI@CHOP Joint Genome Center, a CAP- and CLIA-certified next-gen sequencing center that the collaborators established in late 2011.
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