Suite for Advanced Genomics Research Launched

By CIOReview | Thursday, April 7, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA: Illumina has announced the launch of its BaseSpace Informatics Suite that will facilitate precision medicine and research in the Genomics landscape. This integrated suite of genomics software tools and solutions will provide the users with a unified platform that offers laboratory information management, analysis and sharing, sample interpretation while providing reporting and advanced cohort analytics capabilities. 

Equipped with the capabilities to address critical issues in genomic data processing and analysis, the BaseSpace Suite reduces the time frame between sample submission and answering. In addition the tool enhances the overall accuracy rate of the results while discounting the need for multiple point solutions from different vendors.

The BaseSpace Suite can be ideally used by different types of laboratories that include clinical, production, and translational labs as well as research institutions engaged in generating, analyzing and interpreting genomic data. “As the global leader in next-generation sequencing, Illumina is uniquely positioned to deliver the most complete genomics informatics solution. Our expertise in genomics and deep knowledge of the needs of our customers, have led us to build a more integrated bioinformatics ecosystem that is built to scale,” says Sanjay Chikarmane, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Illumina’s Enterprise Informatics business unit.

 A leading provider of DNA sequencing and array-based solutions, Illumina offers a complete set of sample-to-answer bioinformatics solutions that cater to diverse user types ranging from clinical scientists to researchers and lab directors. The professional services for Bioinformatics offered by Illumina come with implementation support for laboratories that want help with easy set up and scaling options for the software solution.