By Julia Karow

This article was originally published Jan. 28.

The Ignite Institute of Individualized Health will acquire 100 Applied Biosystems SOLiD 4 sequencing systems as part of a collaboration with Life Technologies, the company said last week.

The instruments will be installed at the not-for-profit institute's new facility in Fairfax County in Northern Virginia throughout 2010, with the first instruments arriving this quarter.

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