NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Center for Genomic Resources in Santa Fe, NM, plans to start an in-house next-generation sequencing operation that will focus on medical re-sequencing projects and on organisms that affect agriculture in the New Mexico region, an NCGR official told GenomeWeb News yesterday.

NCGR President Stephen Kingsmore said the center has received funding for a new sequencer, and is considering platforms from a number of vendors, including those by 454 Life Sciences, Solexa, and Applied Biosystems.

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