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As part of the grant, CLC bio will develop a user-friendly and computationally efficient solution for pathogen identification, host biomarker identification, pathogen variant characterization and molecular epidemiology in a clinical setting, as well as build a flexible computational back-end.

About PATHSEEK

PATHSEEK is a 3-year study led by Professor Judy Breuer at University College London, which will demonstrate the potential of next generation sequencing technologies in clinical microbiology labs, to enable the detection of pathogens directly from clinical samples and the early detection of drug resistant mutations. The study will look at infections with clear unmet clinical needs or which pose a global risk, including, HIV, Mycobacterium tuberculosis, hepatitis B (HBV) and C (HCV) and influenza A. PATHSEEK will also investigate two host pharmacogenomics biomarkers which predict response to therapy for HCV and HIV.

The partners in PATHSEEK include University College London (UK), Erasmus Universitair Medisch Centrum Rotterdam (NL), Oxford Gene Technology (UK), and CLC bio (DK).