Accelerator Wars


When Celera Genomics acquired Paracel this summer for more than $250 million, some in the industry speculated that the bioinformatics-accelerator vendor would lose customers. Leading the chorus, not surprisingly, was Jim Lindelien, president of Paracel’s main rival Time Logic. Would pharmaceutical, genomics companies, and public sequencing labs suddenly see Paracel’s GeneMatcher machine as enemy equipment?

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