By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced the winners and runners-up of the European Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine Sequencer Grants Program.

The winners are Angel Carracedo and Mark Pallen. The runners-up are Thomas Curtis, Howard Martin, and Ulf Landegren.

Carracedo and Pallen each receive an Ion PGM sequencing system at no cost to support their research. Curtis, Martin, and Landegren are being awarded the Ion PGM at a lower cost, a Life Tech spokeswoman said.

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