NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today said that it has established a partnership with researchers aimed at evaluating the use of its Ion Torrent PGM for influenza virus typing.

Life Tech said that it has formed the Global Influenza Network, a partnership with scientists at public health organizations, veterinary agencies, and research institutes that will focus on using the PGM to increase the spped and accuracy of influenza monitoring and vaccine development. The members will share tools, experience, and data using the semiconductor sequencing system.

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