LaserGen Receives SBIR Grant from Army to Use NGS Technology for Pathogens | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – LaserGen today said it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research grant to demonstrate the feasibility of its next-generation sequencing technology in applications involving combat soldiers.

The Houston-based firm's technology will be evaluated by the US Army Medical Research and Material Command, or USAMRMC, on its ability to identify microbes commonly found in wound infections in combat soldiers.

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