Oxford Nanopore Raises $64 Million




Oxford Nanopore is in the news again after a long hiatus. No, this is not about the sequencing data or expected date of its launch.  Oxford Nanopore announced that it has raised  £40 million ($64 million) from new and existing investors from US and Europe. Oxford Nanopore did make a splash at last year’s ASHG […]

AGBT 2013 Agenda is Out, but Oxford Nanopore is missing?




The much anticipated complete agenda of the 2013 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) meeting is out yesterday. As usual, AGBT 2013 is held in Marco Island, Florida and this year on February 20-23, 2013. AGBT is probably the most competitive conferences in Genomics with over 800 people attending the conference. This years’ AGBT registration […]

Oxford Nanopore’s MinION and GridION in the Wild at ASHG 2012




The much hyped Oxford Nanopore’s technology’s MinION and GridION is on the display at Oxford nanopore’s booth at ASHG 2012. Oxford Nanopore launched sequencing devices GridION and MinION early this year at Advances in Genome Biology and Technology conference (AGBT 2012). Oxford Nanopore’s MinION is a miniaturized disposable sequencing device of the size of a […]

Oxford Nanopore Technologies To Unveil DNA Strand Sequencing This Month




The Oxford Nanopore Technologies, a spin-out company from the University of Oxford, announced that it will unveil DNA Strand sequencing at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) conference in Marco Island, Florida on 17th Feb and will commercialize the Strand sequencing technology within 2012. The Oxford Nanopore Technogies’ CTO Clive G Brown, will […]