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Long-read sequencing vs short-read sequencing

Different sequencing platforms use a variety of read lengths. Both short-read sequencing and long-read sequencing have their own benefits and […]

What are the different types of nucleic acid extraction?

Nucleic acid extraction is the first step in the NGS sample prep protocol. Nucleic acids are large biomolecules that are […]

The progress of NGS platforms

It has been over 30 years since the first generation of DNA sequencing technology was developed in 1977. Since then, […]

A brief history of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)

Since the discovery of the basic double-helix structure of DNA In the 1950’s, scientists have devoted a huge amount of […]

Sample Preparation for NGS – A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction Sample preparation is the process of getting DNA ready for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS). This requires a few steps… […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 17th July

Keep up to date with all of the latest genomics news and research with this week’s genomics week in brief. […]

Envisioning a CRISPR/Cas9-based therapy for retinitis pigmentosa

A proof-of-principle study has shown that template-free CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing can correct mutations that cause X-linked retinitis pigmentosa in mouse […]

Non-syndromic cleft lip aetiology is illuminated by integrative approaches

In a recent study, researchers integrated existing genomic, epigenomic and transcriptomic data to generate novel insights into the aetiology of […]

A substantial genetic contributor to loss of Y chromosome and type 2 diabetes

Researchers have identified loss-of-function GIGYF1 variants that contribute more to the risk of loss of Y chromosome and type 2 […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 10th July

Get your weekly dose of all of the latest genomics news and research – right here – in this week’s […]