Avatar for GRAIL

Grail’s mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured

Grail’s mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured

GRAIL's mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is a life sciences company whose mission is to detect cancer early when it can be cured. GRAIL is using the power of high-intensity sequencing, population-scale clinical trials, and state of the art Computer Science and Data Science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology and develop blood tests for early-stage cancer detection. We are seeking passionate and talented individuals to join us in realizing our mission, which has the potential to dramatically reduce the global burden of cancer.

Senior Software Engineer

Software Engineer, Bioinformatics

Application Architect

Bioinformatics Scientist 2

Senior or Staff Data Scientist

Systems/ Automation Engineer I/II (Lab Operations)

Latest Stories and News

Illumina buys out big investors with $8B acquisition of Grail

  • Crunchbase News
  • this week
  • Gene sequencing firm Illumina announced plans to buy cancer screening startup Grail in a cash-and-stock deal worth $8 billion.
  • Grail was founded in 2016 by San Diego-based Illumina as a separate company and had raised about $2 billion. Its technology was designed to use modern genetic sequencing tools coupled with data science to detect cancer earlier than other competing products on the market.
  • Illumina is Grail’s largest shareholder, holding a 14.5 percent stake. Grail stockholders, including Illumina, will receive $3.5 billion in cash and $4.5 billion in shares of Illumina stock.
  • The company set a deadline of December 20th for consummating the acquisition, at which point Illumina will begin offering Grail $35 million per month in cash payments until the deal closes. The two companies have signed a $315 million merger termination agreement as part of the deal.
Illumina buys out big investors with $8B acquisition of Grail

Jeff Huber

Avatar for Jeff Huber
@GRAIL: Founder & Vice Chairman @Google: SVP Ads, Apps, Maps & [x] @eBay: VP Systems @Electronic Arts & @Illumina: Board @Stanford: Visiting Scholar
Total raised

$3.6B

Funded over

5 rounds

Latest round

Series D (May 2020)

Complete health coverage

Work-life balance

On site amenities

Outstanding people

Strong compensation