As Illumina Cuts Price of Personal Sequencing Service, CEO Says Market Growth Hinges on Analysis | GenomeWeb

By Julia Karow

This article has been updated from a version posted June 3 to include additional comments from Illumina CEO Jay Flatley.

Illumina said last week that it is cutting the price of its individual genome sequencing service by 60 percent or more and expects a greater number of both healthy consumers and patients with cancer or other genetic diseases to have their genomes sequenced as a result.

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