This article, originally published April 16, has been updated to note that the identity of a family sequenced in an earlier study has been made public.

Illumina announced last week that it has sequenced the genomes of a family of four, marking the first publicly disclosed family to have their genomes sequenced to full coverage by the company.

John West, the former CEO of Solexa, which Illumina acquired in 2007, and his wife and two children had their DNA sequenced at the company's CLIA-certified and CAP-accredited laboratory.

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