Illumina taps Hamilton Robotics for sequencing automation

Illumina ($ILMN) has partnered with Hamilton Robotics to develop automated sample preparation for the company's next-generation sequencing platforms. Hamilton is tasked with providing pre-designed workstations and software that speed up the process of preparing liquids for sequencing. The company will begin on Illumina's TruSeq RNA kits, with automated methods launching this summer, and continue from there. More