NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GATC Biotech has received certification from Illumina to provide their customers next-generation sequencing and other services using the Genome Analyzer IIx.

The German sequencing services firm has completed the Certified Service Provider Program (CSPro), which involves a two-stage process for testing sequencing data. Receiving the CSPro certification also gives the company preferential access to new Illumina technical developments, platforms, and upgrades, said GATC.

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