Illumina HiSeq X Ten Cuts Genome Sequencing Cost to $1000

Illumina announced recently that they have broken the “sound barrier” of human genomics by enabling the $1,000 genome.

HiSeq X Ten

Ayasdi Uses Big Data To Fight Cancer

A new startup called Ayasdi (which means “to seek” in Cherokee) launched in January. A spin-off of a DARPA-funded Stanford research project with close ties to the University’s math department, Ayasdi uses a mathematical technique called topological data analysis to find unexpected insights for several industries, including pharmaceuticals and healthcare.

Ayasdi

Life Technologies: Top 10 Innovative Biomedicine Companies in 2012

Life Technologies is one of 10 biomedicine companies included in Technology Review’s 50 Most Innovative Companies (TR50) for 2012 [1].

Life Technologies

Roche: Top 10 Innovative Biomedicine Companies in 2012

Roche is one of 10 biomedicine companies included in Technology Review’s 50 Most Innovative Companies (TR50) for 2012 [1].

Roche

Cellular Dynamics International: Top 10 Innovative Biomedicine Companies in 2012

Cellular Dynamics International is one of 10 biomedicine companies included in Technology Review’s 50 Most Innovative Companies (TR50) for 2012 [1].

Cellular Dynamics International