Rothberg Expects 400-Base Reads on Ion Torrent by Year's End; $1K Human Genome by 2013 | GenomeWeb

By Julia Karow

Life Technology's Ion Torrent has been improving the Personal Genome Machine's throughput, read length, accuracy, and sample prep and believes it will achieve 400-base reads later this year and be able to sequence a human genome for $1,000 by early 2013, according to the company's founder, Jonathan Rothberg.

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