Illumina’s HiSeq X Ten in the wild at Broad Institute




Almost 50 days after the launch, Broad Institute got hold of its new toy that it ordered. Niall Lennon, the Director of Tech Dev, Clinical Applications and Automation Engineering at the Broad Genomics Platform tweeted cool pictures of HiSeq X Ten. Guess what, Broad’s HiSeq X Ten got a special emblem to tell all that […]

NextGenSeek Stories To Read This Week (1/17/2014): Illumina, HiSeq X, NextSeq 500, Roadmaps




What a week for Illumina and sequencing. Illumina launched two sequencers: one for taking over the sequencing in an individual lab and the other for sequencing the world. Actually, the week started with the big news from Regeneron’s plan to sequence 100,000 individuals, But boy, that news was completely washed by Illumina-geddon. NextGenSeek stories to read […]

Reactions to Illumina Blitz – NextSeq 500 and HiSeq X Ten on Twitter




Here are some reactions by some wise “men” to Illumina’s Blitz announcing NextSeq 500 and HiSeq X Ten and taking on the sequencing world. Illumina strategy clear: HiSeq X – CG-killer, Nextseq – Proton killer, New MiSeq price – PGM killer, Moleculo guns at PacBio, does it hit? — Nick Loman (@pathogenomenick) January 15, 2014 […]

What is the Price of NextSeq 500 and HiSeq X Ten?




In case you missed it, Illumina-geddon or Illumina-calypse shook the sequencing world as Illumina announced two new sequencers; NextSeq 500 and HiSeq X Ten. NextSeq 500 is desktop sequencer with the power of HiSeq and the size of MiSeq and HiSeq X Ten is a set of ten HiSeq X machines for population level sequencing. […]

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 […]