Sign In  |  Register  |  About Pleasanton  |  Contact Us

Pleasanton, CA
September 01, 2020 1:32pm
7-Day Forecast | Traffic
  • Search Hotels in Pleasanton

  • ROOMS:

World Must Leverage Genomics to Fight Pandemics, Illumina CEO Says

By: 3BL Media

SOURCE: Illumina



Two years into the pandemic that has killed millions and shaken the global economy, the world still lacks a unified effort to detect and fight future outbreaks using genetic tools, said Illumina Inc. Chief Executive Officer Francis deSouza.

“We’re nowhere near where we need to be ultimately in terms of leveraging genomics to fight pandemics,” deSouza said Tuesday in an interview. “What we need is a global system that is looking for the emergence of either new coronaviruses or antimicrobial resistance or even a bioterrorist attack.”

Continue reading the article here

Learn more about Illumina here

Tweet me: In a recent interview, Francis deSouza, CEO @illumina, stated that "we’re nowhere near where we need to be in terms of #genomics to fight pandemics and that we need a global system that looks for the emergence of new coronaviruses." Learn more here:

KEYWORDS: NASDAQ: ILMN, illumina, Chief Executive Officer Francis deSouza, genomics, COVID 19, pandemic, genetic tools, Outbreaks, Gene Sequencing, cdc

Francis deSouza Francis deSouzaPhotographer: Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg

Data & News supplied by
Stock quotes supplied by Barchart
Quotes delayed at least 20 minutes.
By accessing this page, you agree to the following
Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.
Photography by Christophe Tomatis
Copyright © 2010-2020 & California Media Partners, LLC. All rights reserved.