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The Tool Makers INSTITUTION
TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY Illumina
(San Diego, CA) Fiber-optics-based tools to scan for genetic variations Sell instruments to large drug companies and genomics labs Genaissance
Pharmaceuticals (New Haven, CT) Mapping haplotypes and genes associated with certain diseases Market database of haplotypes and genes to large pharmaceutical makers Perlegen Sciences
(Mountain View, CA) Microarrays to scan for genetic variations Collaborate with drug companies to examine variations associated with diseases and drug responses Sequenom
(San Diego, CA) Mass spectroscopy to rapidly scan for genetic variations Sell instruments to large genomics labs; identify disease genes ParAllele Bioscience
(South San Francisco,
CA) A “single-tube” assay to scan for genetic variations Develop technologies for genomic researchers to use to scan genomes for variations

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