CAMBRIDGE, Mass. ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Helicos BioSciences (HLCS) leapt more than 60% Tuesday in frantic trading after a Stanford University scientist published a paper detailing how he mapped his entire personal genome within several weeks using one of Helicos's DNA sequencing machines.The scientist, a bioengineering professor named Stephen Quake, helped found Helicos in 2003. He now sits on the company's advisory board.
Helicos Soars on Genome Mapping Hopes
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