"Illumina's accurate, high-throughput sequencing solutions coupled with Dovetail's proprietary Chicago libraries are providing our customers with a powerful and affordable long-range genome assembly solution," said Todd Dickinson, Dovetail Genomics' Chief Executive Officer. "Since launching our services in October of last year, we have produced assemblies for more than 100 different organisms, driving increased access to and use of reference-quality genomes. We are thrilled to partner more closely with Illumina to further expand our market reach as we continue to grow our business."
"Our new co-marketing relationship with Dovetail Genomics enables us to continue growing the ecosystem around Illumina's powerful sequencing technology for long-read applications," said Christian Henry, Illumina's Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. "Dovetail offers a proven research use only solution for long-range sequencing. Their assembly services produce accurate and highly-contiguous genome assemblies, meeting an essential requirement for many of our customers."
The two companies will begin co-marketing the Dovetail genome assembly service immediately. Interested parties can learn more here.
About Dovetail Genomics
Dovetail Genomics LLC is transforming genomics by making long-range information readily accessible to all. The company enables researchers and clinicians to solve complex problems involving de novo assembly, structural variation, microbiome analysis, cancer research, phasing analysis and more by providing them a more comprehensive view of the genome. Its proprietary in vitro proximity ligation approach simplifies genomic discovery by integrating the highest quality long-range genomic information with next-gen sequencing output. Dovetail is based in Santa Cruz, California. For more information on Dovetail, its technology, and service offerings, visit dovetailgenomics.com. Follow Dovetail on Twitter @DTGenomics.
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