Life Technologies promises $1,000 genome

  title={Life Technologies promises \$1,000 genome},
  author={Laura Defrancesco},
  journal={Nature Biotechnology},
On January 10, Life Technologies’ CEO Gregory Lucier announced the latest breakthrough in sequencing technology with the launch of the Ion Proton Sequencer, a faster version of its Ion Personal Genome Machine (PGM). The machine is the brainchild of Jonathan Rothberg, former CEO of Ion Torrent, which was bought by Life Technologies of Carlsbad, California, in 2010. The new sequencer uses semi-conductor technology to read DNA sequences, coupled with a dramatic ramp-up in the chip’s well density… 
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