This article has been updated to updated from a previous version to correct an error in the report. The overall winner from academia is Pennsylvania State University.

By Uduak Grace Thomas

Illumina has named Pennsylvania State University and bioinformatics startup Enlis Genomics as the overall winners in the Illumina Data Excellence Award, a competition intended to encourage academic and commercial developers to create better software for interpreting next-generation sequence data.

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