How Does a Single HiSeq X Compares With HiSeq 2500?




Illumina launched its most powerful sequencing system, HiSeq X Ten at today’s JPM 2014. Illumina HiSeq X  Ten is a set of 10 HiSeq X machines that will Illumina will sell together for population based sequencing projects.  With HiSeq X Ten Illumina breaks the $1000 genome barrier for the first time. A single HiSeq X […]

How Does NextSeq 500 Compare With MiSeq and HiSeq?




Illumina’s New year Bonanza came on time this year at JPM 2014. Announcing two new highthroughput sequencing systems NextSeq 500 and HiSeq X Ten, Illumina did not disappoint many. Illumina’s NextSeq 500 is the first desktop highthroughput sequencing system, that can perform Whole-Genome Sequencing, Exome Sequencing and RNA-Seq. NextSeq 500 can run sequencing experiments in […]

Illumina Announces Future Upgrades for MiSeq and HiSeq 2500 at JMP 2013




Illumina announced a bunch of improvements one can expect in the future for its benchtop sequencer MiSeq and its big sequencer HiSeq 2500.  Longer reads and more amount of data per run .  Announcing the improvements at the JMP 2013, Illumina said its “new ordered array flow cell design will increase cluster density, enable higher […]

Illumina Introduces CLIA Certified Rapid Individual Genome Sequencing Service (IGS)




Illumina announced that it will be offering rapid Individual Genome Sequencing (IGS) through its CLIA certified lab with a turn around of just two weeks. Illumina’s Rapid IGS service will be available only through a physician’s order and is designed to help doctors in diagnose and treatment decisions. Illumina claimed that it is the only CLIA-certified, […]

Illumina Launches RapidTrack Whole Genome Sequencing Service with 14 Days Turn Around




Illumina announced that it will be offering RapidTrack Whole Genome Sequencing Service using its HiSeq 2500 sequencers. Illumina claims that the FastTrack Sequencing Services that delivers a whole human genome in less than two weeks is the fastest turnaround time of any whole human genome sequencing service available today. Illumina’s RapidTrack WGS service is powered by […]