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October 28th, 2004

Threading the molecular needle

Abstract:
A radical new method of DNA sequencing currently being explored by Stuart Lindsay, Director of the Center for Single Molecule Biophysics in the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University and Professor of Physics at ASU, could make the long-dreamt-of era of true genetic medicine possible with extremely rapid, accurate and low cost sequencing of single DNA molecules.

With the goal of overcoming these technical challenges, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health has awarded a $550,000 three-year grant to Lindsay to further develop a nanotechnology project for rapid genetic profiling.

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