German Chancellor Angela Merkel Starts the New Pacific Biosciences RS at the Max Delbruck Center  
9/13/2011 10:51:14 AM

BERLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During a visit today to the Max Delbrück Center of Molecular Medicine in Berlin-Buch (MDC), German Chancellor Angela Merkel started up the newly installed PacBio RS, the single molecule, real-time (SMRT™) DNA sequencing system from Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. (NASDAQ: PACB). PacBio Scientific Fellow Dr. Jonas Korlach, co-inventor of the technology and a native Berliner, was also present at the ceremony.