NGS in Critical Care: A Feel Good Story




Joe DeRisi from UCSF gave a talk at AGBT 2014 on the use of Next-Gen Sequencing technology in critical care as an example.  It is a great story, but did not get much attention in social media immediately as the talk happened to be on the same day as Oxford Nanopore data talk by David […]

AGBT 2014 Link Roundup




The much anticipated AGBT 2014 event is over. One of the highlights of this year’s AGBT is that one could see a glimpse of Oxford Nanopore data. In addition, Oxford Nanopore announced the lucky researchers who will get their hands on MinION sequencers soon through its first wave of early access program. At AGBT, as […]

PacBio Releases 54x Coverage Human Genome Data




Just ahead of the upcoming AGBT 2014 at Marco Island Florida, PacBio released 54 x coverage  human genome sequence data for public use.  The new PacBio data was generated by using its P5-C3 sequencing chemistry on a well-studied human haploid cell line (CHM1htert).  PacBio unveiled P5-C3 chemistry in 2013 fall and it produces sequence data of read lengths greater […]

AGBT 2014 Announces its Agenda




The 15th Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT 2014),  one of the most anticipated genomics meetings, announced its complete agenda. This year’s AGBT 2014 will be held from 12th – 15th Feb  in the Marco Island, Florida. AGBT opened its registration on 1st October, thanks to govt. shut down AGBT accepted registration till 31st October, […]