Maize is one of the most economically important crops globally and much effort has been spent generating the high quality B73 reference genome. However, the 10 chromosome, 2.3 gigabase (Gb) B73 reference genome was a substantial challenge due to the fact it is comprised of 85% transposable elements, 75% of which are long terminal […]
Human genome sequencing on PromethION: characterization of structural variants and repetitive regions
At the VIB-UAntwerp Center for Molecular Neurology, we apply sequencing technologies to elucidate the genetic etiology of neurodegenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia. Structural variation and repetitive regions are insufficiently characterized using currently dominant short-read sequencing technologies. Long-read sequencing on the Oxford Nanopore PromethION has the potential for a comprehensive […]
GBA analysis is complicated by the presence of a nearby pseudogene. A new method is presented for sequencing GBA, using an amplicon including all coding regions and introns, on the MinION, enabling a fast and comprehensive assessment.
The study of viral ecology is taking major leaps forward with the use of long-read sequencing and viral metagenomics. On this webinar we discuss how MinION technology is bringing scientists closer to high-throughput single-virus genomics from environmental samples.
In this open discussion webinar, DNA Genotek and Illumina discuss what’s trending in whole genome sequencing (WGS).
To fully benefit from the vast quantities of data from TCGA, tools for easy data visualisation and analysis must be developed for use of the non-computational scientist. Our panel of experts discuss TCGA data and the tools needed to make sense of it.
Comparison of Single Nucleotide Variants in Sequencing Data Produced by Illumina and Oxford Nanopore Technologies.
Come hear from David Grieg, Bioinformatician at Public Health England to learn more about the application of the MinION for the surveillance of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7.
Our panel of experts come together to discuss the benefits and drawbacks on the use of saliva DNA in genetic studies and how it’s currently being used to diminish biases in our databases and uncovering the role of epigenetics in psychiatric disorders.
Learn more about Edico Genome’s new DRAGEN Virtual Long-Read Detection (VLRD) Pipeline, that’s the first variant caller dedicated to SDs, and is designed to run with short sequence reads generated at moderate coverage.
A discussion of the technology that is in use today that allows Metabolon to carry out n of 1 studies that enable precision medicine, as well as future technology. Available on-demand.
Looking at applications for the MinION in new molecular approaches for the taxonomy characterization of microbial communities aiming resolution at species and strain level. Available on-demand.
Overcoming challenges of transferring large data to and from the Cloud, while achieving maximum data transfer efficiency, reliability, and security. Available on-demand.
We’ve talked to Manuel Corpas about his recent novel ‘Perfect DNA’, where he explores how reality would look like if we were ranked by our “genetic score”.