By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Institute for Systems Biology has contracted Complete Genomics to sequence 615 complete human genomes as part of a study on neurodegenerative diseases, Complete Genomics said today.

Under the agreement, ISB will work with its academic partners to provide Complete Genomics with DNA samples from families in which multiple individuals are affected by neurodegenerative diseases.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.