Monitoring the Genomics Mojo


In spite of 20 percent greater attendance and more than double the exhibitors from last year, the Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s 2002 Genome Tri-Conference lacked that certain je ne sais quoi of previous years’ meetings. Complaints about light traffic in the exhibit hall were common — even free fudge brownies in the afternoon didn’t seem to lure browsers by the 125 booths. Certain companies whose names appeared on early drafts of the exhibitors list were noticeable for their absence — DoubleTwist, Entigen, and Genomica among them.

Get the full story with
GenomeWeb Premium

Only $95 for the
first 90 days*

A trial upgrade to GenomeWeb Premium gives you full site access, interest-based email alerts, access to archives, and more. Never miss another important industry story.

Try GenomeWeb Premium now.

Already a GenomeWeb Premium member? Login Now.
Or, See if your institution qualifies for premium access.

*Before your trial expires, we’ll put together a custom quote with your long-term premium options.

Not ready for premium?

Register for Free Content
You can still register for access to our free content.

360Dx reports that the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services would cover next-generation sequencing-based cancer panel tests.

The Washington Post reports that a meteorologist is being considered as presidential science and technology advisor.

In PNAS this week: precision medicine strategy to screen for disease risk, genome evolution in Haemophilus influenzae, and more.

Researchers have developed a PCR-based assay to gauge whether manatees are present in waters.