SEQUENOM is a leading genetics company organized into two distinct business units: SEQUENOM Genetic Systems and SEQUENOM Pharmaceuticals. The two business units combine to capitalize on the Company's high performance DNA analysis platform, SNP assay portfolio, disease gene discovery programs and extensive DNA sample repository. SEQUENOM Genetic Systems is dedicated to the sales and support of the Company's MassARRAY products and the continual expansion of platform applications. SEQUENOM Pharmaceuticals applies the power of human genetics to systematically identify disease-related genes that affect significant portions of the overall population. The pharmaceutical unit focuses on disease gene discovery, target identification, functional validation and ultimately diagnostic and therapeutic product development.