NGS is 10…according to the latest Nature Reviews Genetics: Coming of age: ten years of next-generation sequencing technologies. Just by chance I was asked to give a talk to explain how Illumina sequencing works in a technology seminar series being delivered by the Core Heads at the CRUK Cambridge institute, and as part of that I uploaded a slide-deck and created some animations for Twitter to explain how clustering works…I hope you like it.

Illumina paired-end dual-index clustering and sequencing
and here is a “slow-mo” version for people who could not keep up with the frame-rate!