NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Illumina and venture capital firm Telegraph Hill Partners have launched Verogen, an independent company based in San Diego, California that will focus on selling Illumina's forensic sequencing technology.

Illumina will continue to manufacture MiSeq FGx and the core sequencing consumables, but Verogen will have certain exclusive rights to provide the technology to forensic customers. Verogen will be the sole provider of and have global commercial rights to the MiSeq FGx sequencing, ForenSeq DNA Signature Prep Kit, and the ForenSeq Universal Analysis Software.

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