CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – Startup firm Luna DNA, a blockchain-based genomic and medical research company, said late Monday that it has landed $2 million in seed funding.

Several former Illumina executives were among the group of individual investors, including ex-Illumina Chief Information Officer Scott Kahn, Illumina Cofounder David Walt, and Gavin Saitowitz, CEO and cofounder of Prelude Capital. San Diego-based Luna simultaneously announced that Kahn has been named CIO of the startup.

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