Software tools for Oxford Nanopore sequence data

Nature Methods has a nice technology feature on Oxford Nanopore,  MAP program, and the experiences of 1000’s of researchers who were part of Oxford Nanopore’s MAP program. Nanopores: a sequencer in your backpack Among  other interesting things about Nanopore sequencing, it also has a list of software tools developed for analyzing Oxford Nanopore sequence data […]

Nick Loman’s Talk on Oxford Nanopore MinION at #BaltiAndBioinformatics

Nick Loman organized awesome Google Hangout and had awesome list of speakers talk about Oxford Nanopore MinION sequencing. Here is Nick Loman’ talk storified. Thanks to live tweeters. [View the story “Nick Loman’s Talk Oxford Nanopore MinION at #BaltiAndBioinformatics” on Storify]

Oxford Nanopore Raises $59 million

Oxford Nanopore announced that it has raised $59 Million (£35 million) from both new and existing investors in the UK, US and mainland Europe. The new investors include The CF Woodford Equity Income Fund managed by Woodford Investment Management LLP. In its last fund raising round in 2013, Oxford Nanopore raised $64 million. With this fresh […]

Oxford Nanopore MinION Updates: Poretools, Improved Chemistry, SNP Calling, Scaling up Nanopore Sequencing

After a few quite weeks on the news from Oxford Nanopore front, this week had a flurry of activities on Oxford Nanopore. Just like before, NIck Loman was behind person behind all interesting updates on @nanopore. If you missed all the action. Here is the summary of recent nanopore activities. First, Nick Loman and Aaron […]

And So Begins Oxford Nanopore MinION Sequencing

Oxford Nanopore MinION has started reaching the hands the researchers, who were selected for the first wave of Oxford Nanopore’s Early Access Program to try out MinION. And so begins nanopore sequencing experiments. Thanks to Mick Watson and Nick Loman. The lucky researchers started announcing the arrival of spring gift on Twitter. So far, it […]