31 05, 2016

London Calling: nanopores updated

By | May 31st, 2016|Categories: Nanopore sequencing|4 Comments

I did not arrive at London Calling until late on Thursday afternoon but what an excellent start I was given: Clive Brown’s update – where ONT are today, and what’s coming tomorrow! The Thursday afternoon, evening and Friday sessions created a palpable buzz in the […]

7 07, 2015

MinION for 16S rRNA-seq

By | July 7th, 2015|Categories: Nanopore sequencing, Next-generation sequencing|2 Comments

Researchers in the group of Yolanda Sanz in Spain deposited a preliminary MinION study describing the bioRxiv of 16S rDNA amplicon sequencing from a mock microbial community composed of genomic DNA from 20 different bacterial species (BEI Resources).Experimental workflow: 1.5kb amplicons were generated from 16S […]

23 10, 2013

MinION early access program

By | October 23rd, 2013|Categories: Nanopore sequencing|0 Comments

Update from GenomeWeb at the bottom!Get ready for millions of minions!  ONT have announced an early-access program for the MinIon (GridION later) and it is almost free to access. I’m sure they will see huge demand from eager NGS users. But who will have projects […]

19 06, 2013

Clive Brown and MinIon spotted at the cinema

By | June 19th, 2013|Categories: Nanopore sequencing|1 Comment

So the drama is finally over and now we can expect great things from the company developing the worlds best nanopore sequencer, Illumina’s Jat Flatley confirms they have one in development!And at the same time MinIon is about to make it’s comeback in the latest […]

31 03, 2013

Finally a nanopore sequencer that works

By | March 31st, 2013|Categories: "My almost"..., Nanopore sequencing|Tags: |7 Comments

Today I was given an exclusive preview from the newest nanopore sequencing company on the planet, Norfolk Nanopore Technology. The new “Polonopore”technology has been incubating in the Norwich Research Park BioIncubator under the same roof as TGAC. NNT’s brand spanking new nanopore sequencer could mean […]

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