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Regular readers will know that I’m at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) meeting this week, one of the most highly-awaited meetings on the genomics calendar. There’s a huge amount of fascinating data being presented (anyone interested in a blow-by-blow account should follow Anthony Fejes’ live-blogging), but there’s definitely an overarching theme: the…

What a difference two days makes

The view from my back door in Cambridge on Monday: The view from my hotel balcony in Marco Island this afternoon: Subscribe to Genetic Future.

Complete Genomics is a DNA sequencing company that launched back in October, and has been creating a buzz in the genomics community ever since. The company’s business model is based around a novel technology for rapidly generating DNA sequence data; but rather than make its money by selling its platform to genomics facilities and biotech…