ON THE DECLINING COST OF DNA SEQUENCING - DO WE NEED A NEW MOORE'S LAW?
Most readers should be aware of the Moore`s law and the role it played in the rise of the semiconductor industry. The law is essentially the Intel business model allowing long-term planning for both the companies on the supply chain and the potential customers alike. The results are the exponential productivity gains in computing power we all benefit from today. The DNA sequencing industry is in many ways very similar. It is dominated by a single large player (Illumina) and i