GenomeQuest has kicked off an award proram that will provide bioinformatics support to five labs that want to consolidate multiple Sanger-based diagnostic tests into one next-gen sequencing-based test.

Labs that are awarded the grants, which the company values at $20,000 each, will receive all the software, annotation data, and compute infrastructure required to process and store patient sequence data, produce tailored diagnostic reports, and perform follow-up research on aggregated results, according to the company.

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