By Edward Winnick and Tony Fong

SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) – A busy first day of the 29th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference wrapped up with several firms in the molecular tools and diagnostics industries making their pitches to investors.

Many firms talked about new markets and new products, either recently introduced or on the way, as key revenue drivers. Below are brief summaries taken from some of the firm's presentations and breakout sessions.

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