In Genome Quebec s Grand Plan for Illumina s Genotyping System, HapMap Is Half the Story | GenomeWeb

By selling its newly released SNP-genotyping platform to Genome Quebec earlier this month, Illumina has ensured that its technology will produce fully one-fourth of the data for the International HapMap Project.

Illumina also hopes the deal will derive longer-term revenue through backdoor channels: This spring, as Genome Quebec installs Illumina’s platform and begins cranking out hundreds of thousands of SNPs per day for the HapMap, Genome Quebec will market its remaining cap-acity to industry and academia.

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