Duke Using Illumina GA to Study HIV Resistance | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Duke University will use Illumina's Genome Analyzer to search for genetic variations that may enable some people to be resistant to HIV infections, the company said today.

Researchers at the Center for Human Genome Variation at Duke's Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy will use the technology to sequence the complete genome of at least 50 individuals.

Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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