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Illumina teams with Australian outfit to offer prenatal testing

Illumina is collaborating with Australia's Victorian Clinical Genetics Services, a subsidiary of Murdoch Childrens Research Institute that provides genetic testing services. The organization wants to use the San Diego company's technology to roll out a prenatal testing service.

Illumina and Sequenom lay prenatal diagnostic patent feud to rest

Illumina and Sequenom settled the score in the companies' ongoing patent feud, agreeing to resolve all pending infringement claims and pool their resources to further develop noninvasive prenatal tests.

Illumina and bioMérieux to develop innovative sequencing system for infectious diseases

As the diagnostics industry explores innovative ways to monitor and contain bacterial infections, Illumina is joining forces with French diagnostic outfit bioMérieux to develop a next-generation sequencing system that can identify infectious bacteria in service labs and hospitals.

Illumina teams up with Broad Institute, USAID for Ebola tracking

Illumina is lending a hand to Ebola diagnostic efforts, teaming up with U.S. government officials and researchers at the Broad Institute to help scientists in West Africa track the virus and develop new tools to prevent its spread.

Illumina lends sequencing tech to Broad Institute, USAID for Ebola tracking efforts

Amid growing efforts to quell the deadly Ebola outbreak, diagnostic giant Illumina is teaming up with U.S. government officials and Broad Institute researchers to help scientists in West Africa track the virus in real time and develop new tools to prevent its spread.

Illumina, Sequenta partner up on next-gen cancer diagnostic

Coming off a huge third quarter for revenue growth, genomic sequencing outfit Illumina this week inked a deal with Sequenta to commercialize a diagnostics kit that detects a condition associated with cancer remission.

Illumina up 10% on strongest growth since 2011, raises 2014 guidance

Genomic sequencing seems to have come of age with Illumina as a substantial driver and beneficiary. During the third quarter, the company achieved astonishing revenue growth of 35% to $481 million over the same quarter last year.

Genomics England picks 10 firms for next round of bioinformatics talent contest

Genomics England has dropped two-thirds of the candidates to provide variant annotation and clinical interpretation services to the 100,000 Genomes Project after reviewing the first round of responses.

Illumina, Reprogenetics to partner on in vitro fertilization gene-sequencing tech

Preimplantation genetic screening and diagnostics provider Reprogenetics is partnering with Illumina to use its next-generation sequencing tech in its analysis of embryos and infertility.

Illumina teams with AB Sciex to add proteomics apps to BaseSpace

Illumina has teamed up with AB Sciex to add proteomic data analysis capabilities to its BaseSpace platform. As a result of the collaboration, Illumina is hosting four apps for processing, analyzing and visualizing proteomics mass spectrometry data on BaseSpace.