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Gene-Sequencer Illumina Builds Knowledge Base On Amazon

Illumina is the largest sequencer of human genes. At the recent Amazon Summit, Alex Dickinson, the company's senior vice president of strategic initiatives, spoke of using Amazon's cloud to get results faster.
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Alex Dickinson, Illumina's senior VP of strategic initiatives, at Amazon Summit July 13. 
(Image: Charlie Babcock/InformationWeek)

Alex Dickinson, Illumina's senior VP of strategic initiatives, at Amazon Summit July 13.

(Image: Charlie Babcock/InformationWeek)

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7/19/2016 | 5:39:15 PM
Sequencers can seek out at specific parts of the genome's chain
It's not always necessary to sequence all of a cancer patient's genome. The sequencing can be focused on a gene region or sets of genes that have known associations with cancer, if a doctor decides to pursue a particular line of diagnosis. That also yields results more quickly.

 

 
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