NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute plans to install a Helicos Genetic Analysis System this month, GenomeWeb Daily News sister publication In Sequence has learned.

The instrument is scheduled to be shipped from Helicos BioSciences later this week.

Under an agreement with Helicos, Dana-Farber will have the instrument on site for six months free of charge.

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