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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Sep
27
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will present an in-depth look at how Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has developed and implemented a next-generation sequencing panel for mutational tumor profiling of advanced cancer patients.

Sep
28
Sponsored by
Fabric Genomics

This webinar will discuss the critical role that software can play for clinical labs looking to establish comprehensive genomic testing programs.