Category Archives: dna sequencing

Pacific Biosciences Buzz

This was an interesting video about Pacific Biosciences (PacBio), a third-generation DNA sequencing company, that I recently came across in the Wall Street Journal.  It profiles their upcoming sequencing device, the PacBio RS, from a business perspective. Advertisements

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sff2fastq

The basic premise of genetic sequencing involves preparing a DNA sample into a form suitable for use on a DNA sequencer.  Afterwards, the sequencer ascertains the sequences of bases on the preapred sample and stores these results into a digital … Continue reading

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Sequencing Zeitgeist

I was perusing Nature Biotechnology and came across that next generation DNA sequencing was Nature’s Method of the Year 2007. Okay, so I’m a little late to this link :-)… However, the links mentioned there are pretty nice and give … Continue reading

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AGBT 2009

I recently had the privilege to attend the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology Conference (AGBT) earlier this month. I finally placed a copy of the poster I presented at AGBT on github. It was about The Genome Center’s automated … Continue reading

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