New York Genome Center Launches Innovation Center

Published: Aug 01, 2012

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New York Genome Center (NYGC) today announced the launch of its Innovation Center, which will provide access to new sequencing technologies and foster collaboration among NYGC’s Institutional Founding Members (IFMs) and technology collaborators. Under an agreement with Life Technologies, the first technology the Innovation Center is adopting is the Ion Proton™ Sequencer, which is designed to sequence an entire human genome in just a few hours for under $1,000. Four Ion Protons™ will be housed at IFM Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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