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Illumina is improving human health by unlocking the power of the genome. Our focus on innovation has established us as the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, serving customers in the research, clinical, and applied markets. Our products are used for applications in the life sciences, oncology, reproductive health, agriculture, and other emerging segments. 

    Sequencing the Sustainable Secrets of Seaweed Image

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    01-23-23

    Sequencing the Sustainable Secrets of Seaweed

    As nicknames go, marine algae got the short end of the strand. The informal term “seaweed” makes it sound like an undesirable pest. And it may seem like one, if you’ve only encountered it as a drying clump on the beach or a slimy surprise in the waves.
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    01-12-23

    Illumina Selected as One of America’s Most JUST Companies

    Illumina has been named one of America’s Most JUST Companies by JUST Capital and CNBC, for the fourth consecutive year. This year, Illumina ranked #28, out of 100—up from #32 last year, and are ranked #2 in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.
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    01-09-23

    Does Your Dog Have Nine Lives, Too? This DNA Test Can Tell You

    In 2019, Rachel Miro was living alone in a studio apartment in Pittsburgh when she decided to foster a four-legged friend. She went to a local shelter and was immediately taken by a floppy-eared mutt with dark, expressive eyes: Milo.
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    12-22-22

    Nurturing the Next Generation of Life Sciences and Genomic Experts

    When Gloucester Marine Genomics Institute (GMGI) was founded in 2013, it already had an Illumina connection—it was created with help from Illumina co-founder David Walt. Now Illumina provides in-kind donations to support its mission.
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    12-15-22

    Illumina Ranks Among Top Scores on Dow Jones Sustainability Index and CDP

    Illumina today announced its achievement of the highest score out of 72 companies in its industry in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment, also known as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).
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    12-09-22

    The Next Frontier in Carbon Capture Is a Hungry Bacterium

    Emissions from industrial plants worldwide have been driving global warming for decades. Waste and gases from facilities like steel mills are rich in carbon and constitute about 21% of humanity’s carbon footprint. Biologists Sean Simpson and the late Richard Foster had an idea in 2005: Instead of ca...
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    11-30-22

    Video: Increasing Genomic Capability in the United Arab Emirates

    Emirati scientists, clinicians, and dignitaries attended the opening of the Illumina Solutions Center in Dubai on November 8. The new state-of-the-art facility will expand genomics capabilities and build local expertise in genomics to advance and deliver precision medicine to patients at scale.
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    11-22-22

    Addressing the Shortage of Genetic Counselors With Software

    Nearly everyone is a carrier for some kind of genetic disorder. (Probably even you.) Being a carrier means you inherited an abnormal copy of a gene from one parent, but you show no symptoms because you got a normal copy of that gene from your other parent.
    Q&A With the CTO: Storing Growing Data While Reducing Environmental Impact Image

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    11-21-22

    Q&A With the CTO: Storing Growing Data While Reducing Environmental Impact

    Sharon Vidal, global head of Corporate Social Responsibility at Illumina, talks to the company’s chief technology officer, Alex Aravanis, about achieving a sustainable future with intelligent data storage solutions
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    11-18-22

    Illumina Supports Next Generation Scientists at Genspace

    Illumina and The Illumina Corporate Foundation have granted Genspace in-kind product donations and a cash grant totalling over $100,000 to build capacity for authentic genomics research and project-based learning for New York City youth.
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