Life Technologies said last month that its SOLiD platform is "supporting" the Genomax project of the University of Strasbourg, France, to study diseases such as diabetes, obesity, asthma, and arterial hypertension.

Genomax, funded with €1.1 million ($1.4 million) from the University of Strasbourg, the regional government, and others, is part of Biomax, a translational biobank project to enable the storage and analysis of thousands of human samples.

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