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Sequenom, Inc., a life sciences company, provides genomic and genetic analysis solutions for the molecular diagnostic and clinical research markets in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine and Sequenom Bioscience. The Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine segment provides molecular based, laboratory developed tests (LDTs) with a focus principally on prenatal diseases and conditions, and ophthalmological diseases and conditions. Its LDTs include MaterniT21 PLUS LDT, a noninvasive prenatal test (NIPT) to detect fetal chromosomal abnormalities; HerediT CF LDT, a carrier screen test to identify individuals with cystic fibrosis or genetic mutations; SensiGene RHD LDT, a NIPT to determine the presence or absence of fetal Rhesus D factor; and RetnaGene AMD LDT, a genetic test to predict the risk of a patient with dry or early stage age-related macular degeneration. The Sequenom Bioscience segment provides technology and research use only tools, such as the MassARRAY System platform, chip and reagent consumables, software, and biomarker assay panels for genetic analysis and applications in translational research, clinical research, pharmacogenomics, oncology, and agricultural genomics. Its MassARRAY systems are used in a range of DNA/RNA analysis applications, including SNP, genotyping, detection of mutations, analysis of copy number variants, and other structural genome variations, as well as in quantitative gene expression analysis, quantitative DNA methylation analysis, comparative sequence analysis of haploid organisms, SNP discovery, and oligonucleotide quality control. This segment also provides contract research services to clinical research laboratories, bioagriculture, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions, and government agencies. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.

570 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1994

sequenom inc (SQNM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Chief Scientific and Strategy Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Total Annual Compensation: $354.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

sequenom inc (SQNM) Key Developments

John A. Fazio Not to Stand for Reelection to the Board of Sequenom Inc

On January 20, 2015, John A. Fazio, who has served as a member of Sequenom Inc. Board of Directors since 2007, notified that he has elected not to stand for re-election to its Board of Directors at its next annual meeting of shareholders. Mr. Fazio's decision not to stand for re-election to its Board of Directors does not involve any disagreement with us, its management or its Board of Directors.

Sequenom Inc. Presents at 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Jan-15-2015 08:00 AM

Sequenom Inc. Presents at 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Jan-15-2015 08:00 AM. Venue: Westin St. Francis Hotel, San Francisco, California, United States. Speakers: Carolyn D. Beaver, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President, William J. Welch, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director.

Illumina, Inc. and Sequenom, Inc. Agree to Settle All Pending Infringement Claims and Other Disputes Between Sequenom and Verinata Health, Inc

Illumina Inc. and Sequenom Inc. announced they have agreed to settle all pending infringement claims and other disputes between Sequenom and Verinata Health Inc. The parties will pool their owned and in-licensed intellectual property directed to noninvasive prenatal testing (NIPT), including patents that will remain the subject of ongoing interference proceedings. Under the agreement, Illumina will have exclusive worldwide rights to utilize the pooled intellectual property to develop and sell in-vitro diagnostic kits for NIPT and to license third-party laboratories wishing to develop and sell their own laboratory-developed NIPT tests under the collection of pooled patents. In addition, Sequenom and Illumina will each have rights to utilize all pooled patents to develop and sell their own respective laboratory-developed NIPT tests. The parties will share the revenue from the patent pool and Illumina will pay Sequenom a royalty on sales of in-vitro diagnostic kits for NIPT. Illumina will make a $50 million upfront payment to Sequenom as part of the overall agreement, as well as certain ongoing commitments for payments to Sequenom from the patent pool structure through 2020.


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