Illumina joins with Big Pharma on precision medicine; J&J unit picks DNAnexus tool for data prep;

> Illumina ($ILMN) joined with AstraZeneca ($AZN), Pfizer ($PFE), and Sanofi ($SNY) to support a precision medicine project in Canada. Article

> A unit of Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ) signed up to use a genomic data preparation tool DNAnexus has been working on with Intel ($INTC). Post

> Thermo Fisher Scientific ($TMO) partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to cut the time it takes to identify microbial pathogens. Release

> BASi teamed up with PDS Life Sciences to upgrade its laboratory information management system. Item

> Eli Lilly ($LLY) rolled out an Android version of its Glucagon mobile app. News

> VICE took a deep dive into the United Kingdom's 100,000 Genomes Project. Feature