24 01, 2014

Who won the Core Genomics Christmas Competition?

By | January 24th, 2014|Categories: Other stuff|0 Comments

Congratulations to Tatiana Borodina who has won the Core Genomics Christmas competition and a free MiSeq run courtesy of Illumina. Special mentions to runners up Tim Forshew (Cambridge Institute) and Charles Warden (City of Hope) who were very close to Tatiana. And also to Thomas […]

23 07, 2013

Illumina’s next-gen automation solution

By | July 23rd, 2013|Categories: Other stuff|2 Comments

Illumina just bought Advanced Liquid Logic. Never heard of them until now, neither had I but I suspect we’ll see some pretty cool devices coming soon.On the ALL website they have the video below, I could not help but watch at 9sec and see PacMan […]

6 07, 2013

The GenomeWeb effect

By | July 6th, 2013|Categories: Other stuff|0 Comments

Dan Kobolt wrote a pair of articles about why he suggests you start blogging. In the first he talks about why you should, and perhaps why you would not, start blogging. I’d certainly encourage people to start, it’s fun, free and the feedback can be […]

28 03, 2012

What is “total RNA”?

By | March 28th, 2012|Categories: Methods and applications, Other stuff|4 Comments

I wrote this post after a recent experimental design discussion where we went round and round discussing RNA analysis.There are many different RNA molecules in a cell. When I was studying there were only three, mRNA, ribosomal RNA and tRNA. Simple! However over the last […]

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