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Forum: Ion Torrent 07-26-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,387
Posted By Elcannibal
This thread is a great concept, just like...

This thread is a great concept, just like sequencing a chunk of heterogeneous cancer cells.
Forum: Ion Torrent 06-21-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 96,413
Posted By Elcannibal
Is that before or after the big boys review all...

Is that before or after the big boys review all the Life Tech programs ?
Forum: Ion Torrent 03-12-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,618
Posted By Elcannibal
Welcome to Invitrogen...

Welcome to Invitrogen...
Forum: Ion Torrent 02-20-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
Hi Aleferna, I am sorry but that vision is about...

Hi Aleferna, I am sorry but that vision is about 2 decades old and it's not gaining any traction. Just like ngs is not gaining ground in forensics and applied science.

Also, hope everyone sold...
Forum: Ion Torrent 02-17-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
We are nowhere near that. Just like when they...

We are nowhere near that. Just like when they told me we would be flying cars around in 2000. Is that you Dr Collins ? Companies will go though gazillion iterations before that and CEO's will keep...
Forum: Ion Torrent 02-16-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
About Qiagen, they make more money on hybrid...

About Qiagen, they make more money on hybrid capture than anyone in the research world can imagine. So ngs for them is a hobby.

Life is for sale because the already mighty want to cash in. It's...
Forum: Helicos / Direct Genomics 11-16-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 36,251
Posted By Elcannibal
Officially bankrupt and dead. RIP.

Officially bankrupt and dead. RIP.
Forum: The Pipeline 11-02-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 133,028
Posted By Elcannibal
I want to see tons of glowing free pens and...

I want to see tons of glowing free pens and massive free booze evening to even consider this...
Forum: Ion Torrent 11-02-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
Lemme tell you, that sequencing market for Life...

Lemme tell you, that sequencing market for Life Tech is exploding. They can't sell enough of them. They can barely close the bank doors... It's gonna be a rocking cost cutting quarter with a few...
Forum: Ion Torrent 10-19-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
I'm just joking but I have been around sequencing...

I'm just joking but I have been around sequencing for almost 25 years now, a good part of it within some of the big players. The reality on the inside is always a little bit sarcastic than that...
Forum: Ion Torrent 10-19-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
Funny you speak of digital PCR... Digital PCR is...

Funny you speak of digital PCR... Digital PCR is pretty old, goes back to the days of Vogelstein for somatic mutation detection. It's also been shown to be rather... worthless. Go price a single...
Forum: Ion Torrent 10-18-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
Let's face it, most of the examples you make are...

Let's face it, most of the examples you make are rarely success', as far as clinical setting, it's the wildwest out there and no one is looking at this rodeo... lots of boxes still in boxes, little...
Forum: Ion Torrent 10-18-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
If you paid 1 billion for a technology that will...

If you paid 1 billion for a technology that will reduce your revenu stream by a potential 100x, you have to ask yourself if the market will pick up 1000x of that loss...

The fact is, its just not...
Forum: Ion Torrent 10-16-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
That whole part makes little sense to me. You...

That whole part makes little sense to me. You talk like building cheaper and better devices than your competitor would be a recipe for economic failure.

This isn't a consumer market like cell...
Forum: Ion Torrent 10-16-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
Again, all this is good but has absolutely no...

Again, all this is good but has absolutely no influence on how an institutional investor will buy a block or not...
Forum: Ion Torrent 10-16-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
Sure, but that doesn't move a stock...

Sure, but that doesn't move a stock...
Forum: Ion Torrent 10-16-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,056
Posted By Elcannibal
Going back to your original question, the answer...

Going back to your original question, the answer is NO. First off, you are better paying your house or buying one than any other stock. Second, Life is a huge company, sequencing is only a certain...
Forum: Helicos / Direct Genomics 09-01-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,157
Posted By Elcannibal
This horse deader than dead when ILMN's lawyer...

This horse deader than dead when ILMN's lawyer team destroyed the community college kid who worked for free this week...
Forum: The Pipeline 09-01-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 133,028
Posted By Elcannibal
It's a fairly common HR concept to post as many...

It's a fairly common HR concept to post as many job position as possible. I know company who are constantly sending out employees for a walk of shame with the brown box, the 15 minute clean up and...
Forum: The Pipeline 08-05-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 133,028
Posted By Elcannibal
I'm not bitter, I condone hype. There has been...

I'm not bitter, I condone hype. There has been too much of it lately, scientists have been jumping on ridiculous marketing, aligning themselves with companies and technologies, rather than disease....
Forum: The Pipeline 08-04-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 133,028
Posted By Elcannibal
Pure hype is not science. Sequencing, I might...

Pure hype is not science. Sequencing, I might argue with you, be it on a USB stick or through a 800K behemoth is nowhere near science. All the best to ONT, it's just not a business model that holds.
Forum: The Pipeline 08-03-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,533
Posted By Elcannibal
expect massive graveyards in the next 4-5...

expect massive graveyards in the next 4-5 years... Only the strong can survive this race for pennies.
Forum: The Pipeline 08-03-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 133,028
Posted By Elcannibal
Did Collins start saying the same old story about...

Did Collins start saying the same old story about walking into a white room, with your DNA on an iPhone and selecting your correct anti cancer drug from a list with your doctor ? That is the same old...
Forum: Helicos / Direct Genomics 06-08-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,302
Posted By Elcannibal
My 5 year old kid knows Helicos went under or is...

My 5 year old kid knows Helicos went under or is going, he can also give you a few predictions about where the market is going and its not up, stick to the big boys, there is only two. If you are...
Forum: Helicos / Direct Genomics 06-07-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,302
Posted By Elcannibal
This thread is nightmarish to me... It's hard to...

This thread is nightmarish to me... It's hard to fantom how decisions are being made in research. Frankly, if you take the 'money' decision, it would be a basic, very basic decision to settle on 2-3...
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