This article was originally posted on July 29.

Life Technologies and the University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience said last week that they will collaborate to study pancreatic and ovarian cancer using Applied Biosystem's SOLiD sequencing platform.

Through the collaboration, IMB is scaling up its fleet of SOLiD systems to 11 from currently two instruments. ABI will also provide instrument service and support as well as bioinformatics analytical support.

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