NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Eureka Genomics today announced a multi-year contract with the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory to provide forensic services for the identification of unknown remains from the Korean War.

The contract follows a 12-month project carried out by Eureka with AFDIL, the Hercules, Calif.-based firm said. Eureka Genomics performs bioinformatics analysis from next-generation sequencing data, and it offers sequencing and analysis services to customers in the academic, government, and biotech sectors.

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