Getting to that Point | GenomeWeb

Getting to that Point

Illumina announced at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference earlier this week that one of its new platforms, dubbed the HiSeq X Ten Sequencing System, could produce a human genome for $1,000.

Reaching this price point has been a long-desired goal as more affordable sequencing may herald widespread adoption of whole-genome sequencing and enable personalized medicine.

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