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Illumina plummets after cutting revenue expectations and getting a downgrade from Bank of America

Bank of America Merrill Lynch's "underperform" rating marks the first time since March a Wall Street firm has recommended selling.

Pacific Biosciences surges on $1.2 billion takeover offer from DNA sequencing company Illumina

Pacific Biosciences jumped in late trading after Illumina offered to acquire the company in a $1.2 billion deal.

A DNA-testing startup just launched an ‘app store’ for genetics

Helix just launched its "app store" of your genetic code with 20 tests.

A startup backed by Bill Gates that’s building an early cancer detection test just pulled off a big deal

A startup that wants to build a blood test to screen for cancer just merged with a Hong Kong-based company that's also looking at early cancer detection.

A startup that’s building an unprecedented test for cancer just raised $900 million from major drugmakers and Amazon

Grail was created in January of last year by the gene-sequencing giant Illumina and a group of Silicon Valley investors.

Gene-sequencing giant Illumina is teaming up with IBM Watson to analyze your genes

Gene-sequencing company Illumina is teaming up Watson Health to put Watson's artificial intelligence to work analyzing Illumina's solid tumor sequencing panel.

A startup that wants to create a simple blood test for every form of cancer is trying to raise at least $1 billion

Grail was created in January 2016 by gene-sequencing giant Illumina and a group of Silicon Valley investors.

The ‘app store for genetics’ just landed another major partner

Helix, a company that wants to act like an "app store" of your genetic code, just landed a partner that will build one of the first apps on the platform.

Illumina is crashing after giving investors terrible news about its revenue

Illumina announced preliminary third-quarter results that missed both its earlier guidance and what analysts were expecting.

Why a former Under Armour executive just joined a company that wants to become the app store of genetics

Illumina spin-off Helix just hired a former UnderArmour executive as its CEO to help the company build an App Store for your genetic information.