JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

The company is aiming to make its Digital Spatial Profiling technology compatible with NGS and will present customer data from its Hyb & Seq at AGBT. 

Among the firms reporting, BGI talked about plans to cut down the time and cost of its WGS service, and Invitae's CEO made a surprising proclamation about genetic testing.

Some of the biggest players in the life science tools and diagnostics industries including Danaher, Agilent, and Hologic presented on day two of the conference, discussing plans for 2018.

At the JP Morgan conference, Thermo discussed new additions to its sequencing business, a clinical mass spec that will launch this year, and progress in China.  

At the JP Morgan Healthcare conference, Illumina unveiled the semiconductor-based sequencing system it has been developing as part of its Firefly project.

Companies in the life science tools and molecular diagnostics spaces provided updates on their businesses at the 36th annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference this week in San Francisco.

Executives from Luminex and Exact Sciences provided updates on their companies at the 35th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.

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Executives provided updates on their companies at the 35th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.

Executives provided updates on their companies at the 35th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco.

The company also announced a 5 percent increase in preliminary fourth quarter revenues, to $619 million and above analysts' estimates.

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