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Today’s genomic solutions for tomorrow’s cancer breakthroughs

Cancer Genomics Research

Illumina next-generation sequencing (NGS) and microarray technologies represent the gold standard in quality worldwide—and account for ~90% of the world’s sequencing data.* Innovative, intuitive, and completely integrated, our sample-to-data solutions empower your lab to keep ahead of the curve in the rapidly evolving genomics revolution. So you’ll be better able to perform the world-class research you strive for—with the goal of uncovering new insights into the biology of cancer that can lead to meaningful advances in personalized medicine.

Our comprehensive product offerings support multiple cancer research applications, including studies of DNA, RNA, epigenetics, and more. Our range of sequencers can be scaled to meet your needs—from powerful, yet personal, benchtop models to versatile, high-throughput systems. With intuitive data analysis and management capabilities and unsurpassed customer support, we can deliver the answers you seek—quickly, accurately, and cost-effectively.

Oncology

Swetha Anandhan highlights the use of single cell RNA-sequencing to identify a unique population of macrophages in glioblastoma multiforme that persists after treatment with immune checkpoint inhibitors.

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Immune Profiling of Human Tumors
Fighting For My Life, I Also Fought For Yours
Fighting For My Life, I Also Fought For Yours

By: Sandra Balladares, Ph.D., Global Marketing Manager at Illumina

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Using Genetic Testing to Advance Cancer Care
Using Genetic Testing to Advance Cancer Care

Australia-based XING Cancer Care is analyzing tumor DNA with the goal of improving cancer treatment.

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TruSight Oncology Family Grows with Liquid Biopsy and High-Throughput Assays
TruSight Oncology Family Grows with Liquid Biopsy and High-Throughput Assays

Providing customers with a versatile, scalable, sample-to-report workflow

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The NovaSeq 6000 System

High-quality, high-coverage sequencing offers a comprehensive view of the genome to detect variants accurately, characterize isoforms, and more. With increased throughput and reduced price per sample, the NovaSeq 6000 System is ideal for data-intensive applications.

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The NovaSeq 6000 System
AmpliSeq for Illumina Focus Panel

Targeted DNA and RNA research panel investigating 52 genes with known relevance to solid tumors.

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NextSeq 550 System

Flexible desktop sequencing system that supports various applications, from targeted panels to whole-genome sequencing.

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BaseSpace Sequence Hub

The Illumina genomics computing environment for NGS data analysis and management, so labs can analyze, archive, and share data easily.

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NGS technology has accelerated the discovery of variants associated with cancer. Some of these research discoveries became the basis for companion diagnostics and laboratory developed tests (LDT) now in use in molecular diagnostic laboratories worldwide. We spoke with key opinion leaders about the ongoing challenges and potential of NGS in oncology testing.

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The Changing Landscape of NGS Implementation in Molecular Diagnostic Laboratories
Beginner's Guide to Next-Generation Sequencing

Considering bringing next-generation sequencing to your lab, but unsure where to start? These resources cover key topics in NGS and are designed to help you plan your first experiment.

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Beginner's Guide to Next-Generation Sequencing
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Genomic Technologies for Cancer Research

Learn the numerous ways that genomic technologies can be applied to tumor biology.

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Cancer Research Review

An overview of recent cancer genomics research publications featuring Illumina technology.

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Insights into Leukemia and Lymphoma

Munich Leukemia Laboratory is using NGS to gain a better understanding of leukemia and lymphoma subtypes and discover new therapeutic pathways.

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Cancer Research Webinar
Educational Webinars

Explore a variety of webinars on topics ranging from cancer research to NGS data analysis, microbiome studies, and more.

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Methods Guide
Methods Guide

All the information you need, from BeadChips to library preparation to sequencer selection and analysis. Select the best tools for your lab.

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Sequencing Analysis of Tissue Samples: Fresh Frozen vs. FFPE

A researcher from Massachusetts General Hospital compares sequencing results from FFPE and fresh-frozen tumor samples.

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References

*Data on file based on a 2013 study.