Sweden's SciLifeLab Joins Illumina Genome Network | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina today announced that Science for Life Laboratory has joined the Illumina Genome Network.

SciLifeLab, headquartered in Sweden, is the first IGN partner in Europe and the thirteenth partner in the Illumina program. It will begin a national large-scale population sequencing program aimed at identifying genetic causes of human diseases, Illumina said.

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