Ion Torrent Makes Protocols Public, Releases New Grand Challenges Dataset | GenomeWeb

Life Technologies has made several protocols for its Ion Torrent PGM accessible on its website and has also released a new dataset as part of its Life Grand Challenges contest, which challenges participants to make their own improvements to Ion Torrent protocols.

The company has offered $1 million to winners in each of three categories: sample preparation, base yield, and accuracy. Winners must beat the company's internal record by two-fold.

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