2020 Sequencing Predictions

Here’s my take on what we might see in 2020 for the sequencing platform market. This isn’t specifically about JPM, but I wanted to get this out ahead of the conference since it’s obviously one of the main venues for “big announcements”.         Illumina 1) Merger/long reads I was all prepared to...

Illumina – PacBio Acquisition Poll

I'm running a quick poll to gauge the sequencing community's opinion about Illumina's proposed acquisition of PacBio. Just two simple questions. For the record, my answers are "yes" and "yes" (but I'm less confident about the second question). Check out my previous post to see my reasoning.

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San Diego Startup Week 2019

If you’re currently starting up your own company here in San Diego, or even just thinking about it, San Diego Startup Week, organized by Startup San Diego, should be high on your list. The annual non-profit startup meeting/workshop/networking event promises to be bigger and better than ever this year:         San Diego...


San Diego Life Science Startups Have a New VC Option

San Diego startups have a new potential source for raising VC capital, as Anzu Partners is looking to raise $150M for local investments. Their focus isn’t strictly on the life sciences, but many of their investments are in this area. Anzu’s managing partner David Michael said their areas of interest include life sciences tools, microfluidics,...

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