GenoLogics Enters Agreement With Illumina To Provide Laboratory Information System For HiSeq X Ten System
VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
GenoLogics today announced it has been selected by Illumina as the preferred laboratory information management system (LIMS) provider to support HiSeq X Ten sequencing system customers. Under the agreement, the companies are working closely to provide support for HiSeq X Ten whole-genome workflows and analysis pipelines, including those to be used inside of Illumina. Additionally, Illumina will be using GenoLogics’ LIMS to support its collaboration with Genomics England to sequence 100,000 genomes.
The agreement pairs the $1,000 genome with the preeminent laboratory information management system, further empowering the sequencing community to sequence human whole genomes.
According to Alex Dickinson, Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Illumina, “Illumina is pleased to be working with GenoLogics to ensure HiSeq X Ten customers receive the LIMS support they need. Scaling a lab to deliver the $1,000 genome presents unique challenges and GenoLogics has the demonstrated ability and understanding of our technologies to support these labs.”
“Clarity LIMS leads the industry because it helps sequencing labs improve overall efficiency, turnaround time, and the accuracy of data,” states Michael Ball, CEO of GenoLogics. “This agreement was the logical next step with Illumina because it builds on these efficiencies with enhanced automation and throughput, enabling customers to rapidly scale their sequencing operations.”
GenoLogics develops the industry-leading laboratory information management system (LIMS) for life sciences organizations. Clarity LIMS helps labs gain efficiencies and throughput with increased accuracy, fast turnaround, sample traceability, and preconfigured instrument integrations. Whether your lab is regulated or unregulated, big or small, Clarity LIMS will streamline your lab operations so that you can focus on advancing healthcare. Founded in 2002 and privately held, GenoLogics is based in Victoria, British Columbia. www.genologics.com
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