LEXINGTON, Mass., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Olson, Manager of Nucleic Acid Applications, of RainDance Technologies, Inc., will present "Enrichment of Genomic Loci for Targeted Sequencing Applications," to explain application of the RainStorm micro-droplet technology on the new RDT 1000 instrument, at the 2009 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) conference on Friday, February 6th, in Marco Island, Florida.
RainDance Technologies is a provider of innovative microdroplet-based solutions which enable and benefit biological applications utilized in human health and disease research.
"Recent advances in DNA sequencing technologies have improved accuracy and dramatically reduced cost. However, even with the improved efficiency of 'second generation' systems, sequencing thousands of human genomes across various phenotypes is still economically unrealistic. To exploit the full potential of new sequencing techniques, a robust method for isolating biologically relevant genomic loci on the megabase scale will be required," said Olson.
Olson has more than twenty years of experience in molecular biology, technology development and DNA diagnostics. He manages the Nucleic Acids Applications group at RainDance Technologies (www.RainDancetech.com) and is responsible for the development of the company's Sequence Enrichment application.
Olson will present "Enrichment of Genomic Loci for Targeted Sequencing Applications" at the 2009 AGBT meeting on Friday, February 6th, at 2:00 p.m. in the Islands Ballroom at the Marco Island Marriot
|SOURCE RainDance Technologies, Inc.|
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