By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GE Healthcare today announced it has purchased contract research organization SeqWright for an undisclosed amount.

The deal, GE said, is expected to complement its Clarient business, allowing the molecular diagnostics firm to expand its clinical diagnostics offerings to include next-generation sequencing.

Based in Houston, SeqWright was founded in 1984 and provides nucleic acid sequencing and other genomics services.

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