NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SAIC-Frederick and Roche Applied Science will collaborate to test Roche's sequence capture and sequencing technologies for use in research projects for the National Cancer Institute, Roche Diagnostics said today.

A contractor for NCI, SAIC-Frederick will use the NimbleGen Sequence Capture technology, along with the Genome Sequencer FLX from Roche's 454 Life Sciences business, to conduct targeted re-sequencing for cancer genomics studies.

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