Illumina Launches A New Faster Sequencer HiSeq 2500




With one eye on putting genome sequencers to clinical use and another eye on its competitor life technologies’ Ion Proton I, Illumina launched a new version of its sequencer HISeq 2500. HiSeq® 2500 is Illumina’s next-generation sequencing system that that can allow researchers sequence an entire genome in approximately 24 hours, “Genome in a Day”. […]

Life Technologies Introduces The Benchtop Ion Proton I: Human Genome Sequencing for $1000




Life Technologies pushed the envelope on our ability to sequence fast, cheap, and more with the new Genome Sequencer Ion Proton. The BenchTop Ion Proton is designed to sequence a human genome in just one day for just $1,000. The new Ion Proton is based on the next generation of semiconductor sequencing technology just like […]

23andMe Discount: $23 Off On Personal Genome Kit




Holidays are almost here.   The personal genomics company, 23andMe is enticing with a special discount offer on its Personal Genome Kit offer,  to make the holidays little bit more interesting for the curious minds.   On 23andMe’s website, 23andMe is advertising $10 off from its $99  genome kit (plus $9 per month subscription for […]

Next Gen Seek: A New Kid in the Block




Next generation sequencing technologies have begun to totally revamp the way high-throughput biology is done. We are getting into the era of “sequence everything” and study later. Next-Gen sequencing also spits out enormous amount of data for every experiment, we are literally being drowned in the data. For sure, this is an exciting time to […]