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SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) – The second day of this year's JP Morgan Healthcare Conference included presentations from a number of companies in the genomic technology and molecular diagnostic market.

SAN FRANCISCO — Illumina said today at the JP Morgan Healthcare conference here that it has acquired Moleculo, a Stanford University spinout that has been developing long-read sequencing technology.

This article has been updated from a previous version, which had incorrectly transposed the year-over-year and sequential growth percentages for fourth-quarter revenue.

SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) – The 31st Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference kicked off here yesterday with several life science tools and diagnostic firms making presentations to investors and other attendees.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
This article has been updated from a previous version to correct the specificity of Exact Sciences test. The specificity was 91 percent, not 81 percent as originally reported.

By Edward Winnick
SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina today at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference introduced a new HiSeq platform capable of sequencing a whole human genome in a day.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
This article has been updated from a previous version to clarify information about Agilent's life science business and overall business in the Asia/Pacific region.

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