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Illumina, Merck Serono collaborate to expand companion diagnostics for oncology

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 12:22 PM

Illumina, a San Diego-based provider of sequencing and array-based technologies, has formed a collaboration with Merck Serono, the biopharmaceuticals business of Merck, based in Darmstadt, Germany, to develop a universal next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based oncology diagnostic.

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Quest Diagnostics

WuXi PharmaTech acquires NextCODE Health

Friday, January 9, 2015 01:58 PM

WuXi PharmaTech, an open-access R&D capability and technology platform company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries with operations in China and the U.S., has acquired NextCODE Health, a genomic analysis and bioinformatics company with operations in the U.S. and Iceland, for $65 million in cash.

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USAID, Broad Institute, Illumina partner in West Africa for Ebola

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 02:22 PM

To help combat the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Massachusetts-based Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and San Diego, Calif.-based Illumina have entered into a public-private partnership.

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Ab Sciex, Illumina collaborate to create multi-omics cloud-computing environment

Monday, October 6, 2014 03:43 PM

Ab Sciex, a Framingham, Mass.-based global provider of mass spectrometry products, and San Diego, Calif.-based Illumina, a global provider of sequencing and array-based technologies, have announced the OneOmics project, an exclusive partnership to bring together SWATH-based next-generation proteomics (NGP) and next-generation sequencing (NGS) tools in a cloud computing environment.

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Expression Analysis, Illumina launch 2014 grant program

Monday, August 25, 2014 02:13 PM

Expression Analysis (EA), a Quintiles company based in Research Triangle Park, N.C., is co-sponsoring a grant program that provides scientists with leading-edge products and services to advance genomics research.

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Illumina partners with AstraZeneca, Janssen, Sanofi for oncology

Thursday, August 21, 2014 01:42 PM

Illumina, a California-based developer, manufacturer and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for the analysis of genetic variation and function, has formed collaborative partnerships with AstraZenecaJanssen Biotech and Sanofi to develop a universal next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based oncology test system.

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NIH awards $14.5M to research groups studying DNA sequencing techniques

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 09:00 AM

A number of micro-sized technologies—such as nanopores and microfluidics—are among the approaches researchers will use to develop high-quality, low-cost DNA sequencing technology through new grants from the NIH. The grants, which total approximately $14.5 million to eight research teams over two to four years as funds become available, are the last to be awarded by the Advanced DNA Sequencing Technology program of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), a part of NIH.

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U.K. genomics projects granted $505M

Friday, August 1, 2014 01:41 PM

Genomics England’s 100,000 Genomes Project has received a package of investment worth more than $505 million. The four year project focuses on new research to decode 100,000 human genomes—a patient’s personal DNA code.

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Illumina launches the Illumina Accelerator Program

Friday, February 14, 2014 01:52 PM

Illumina, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of life science tools and integrated systems for the analysis of genetic variation and function, has launched the Illumina Accelerator Program, the world's first business accelerator focused solely on creating an innovation ecosystem for the genomics industry. Its goal is to speed the time to market and lower the barriers to entry for entrepreneurs, startups and early stage companies working on scientifically and commercially promising next-generation sequencing (NGS) applications.

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Sony, M3, Illumina to launch new genome company in Japan

Monday, January 27, 2014 01:24 PM

Sony, M3 and Illumina have formed a collaboration to launch a "genome information platform" in Japan. Sony and M3 will establish a new company, with Illumina as a minority investor, by the end of February.

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March 30

Icon, Carnegie Mellon partner to research ways to improve study patients' understanding of Informed Consent

Veeva launches OpenKey, partner program to unlock difficult access to, restrictions on customer reference data

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Novo Nordisk, Takeda, Servier, Celgene among top sponsors
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