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Complete Genomics To Sequence 1 Million Genomes

kkleiner (1468647) writes | more than 4 years ago

Biotech 0

kkleiner (1468647) writes "Just days ago, in a Singularity Hub exclusive interview with Complete Genomics CEO Dr. Cliff Reid, it was revealed that the company is now hoping to sequence 50,000 genomes in 2011 and a whopping 1 million genomes by 2014. Considering that by the end of 2009 only about 100 or so human genomes had ever been sequenced, most of them by – you guessed it – Complete Genomics, this represents an enormous shift in the industry. Not only is Complete Genomics sequencing huge quantities of genomes, but they are doing at prices that are crushing the rest of the industry. The $1,000 genome is finally within sight, and a medical revolution with it.l"
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