Agilent names NCGR as a certified provider of target enrichment services

January 20, 2012

LCGC Europe eNews

LCGC Europe eNews-01-20-2012, Volume 0, Issue 0

Agilent has announced that the National Centre for Genome Resources (NCGR) in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has achieved Certified Service Provider status for the Agilent SureSelect Target Enrichment System.

Agilent has announced that the National Centre for Genome Resources (NCGR) in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has achieved Certified Service Provider status for the Agilent SureSelect Target Enrichment System.

NCGR now provides Agilent exome and customer target-enrichment services along with sequencing and analysis for a range of genomics studies. To achieve the required status, NCGR had to participate in on-site training and demonstrate a series of skills and expertise.

Callum Bell, NCGR’s vice president for research, said, “SureSelect has contributed significantly to NCGR research efforts already. Achieving CSP status allows us to expand our sequencing menu to offer enrichment of genomic regions in conjunction with next-gen sequencing.”

Fred P. Ernani, PhD, Agilent marketing director, SureSelect NGS platform, commented, “NCGR has a very strong record of accomplishment in the sequencing community and we’re pleased that SureSelect is a key part of its sequencing services.”

Since its introduction three years ago, SureSelect has been instrumental in more than 200 published studies covering research into a range of disorders.

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