NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Oxford Gene Technology today announced it has been awarded two grants totaling €3 million ($3.6 million) to provide genomic analysis and commercialization services for two international studies.

In one study, called EUCLIDS (EU Life-threatening Infectious Disease Study), OGT will use a five-year, €1.1 million grant to perform high-throughput genomic analysis for the identification of genomic variants that determine susceptibility and severity of life-threatening bacterial infections in children. These include meningococcal and pneumococcal cohorts.

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