By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) – Speaking at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference here today, Life Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Lucier provided further comments on the firm's launch of the Ion Proton Sequencer, a new instrument designed to sequence an entire human genome in a day for $1,000.

The new benchtop sequencer is priced at $149,000 and is the next generation of its Ion Personal Genome Machine.

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