This article was originally published June 30.

Next-gen sequencing service provider Cofactor Genomics said last week that it has installed an Applied Biosystems SOLiD 4 sequencer and plans to use the instrument to sequence the genome of British heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne.

For the project, St. Louis-based Cofactor Genomics will construct and sequence DNA libraries, while direct-to-consumer genome analysis firm Knome will analyze and interpret the data.

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