The San Diego Union-Tribune's Keith Darcé recently spoke with Illumina CEO Jay Flatley about the company's share in the sequencing market, its lowered whole-genome sequencing price, its plans to develop diagnostic tests for certain cancers, and its recent involvement with the US Food and Drug Administration's push to regulate DTC genetic testing.

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