NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies today named the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary as a certified service provider of the company's next-generation sequencing target enrichment and microarray-based comparative genomic hybridization solutions.

MEEI is an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and home to the school's Department of Opthalmology Ocular Genomics Institute. Using genomics and gene therapy, the institute is working to advance knowledge and treatment of blinding eye diseases, Agilent said.

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