By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Shareholders have filed a class action lawsuit against Illumina alleging a conflict of interest and a breach of fiduciary responsibilities in connection to Roche's $5.7 billion hostile bid for the San Diego firm.

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