Navigation Links
The Evolution of RNA-Sequencing, Upcoming Live Webinar August 22 hosted by Xtalks
Date:7/31/2014

Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 31, 2014

Although RNA-Sequencing is a relatively new methodology, with some of the first transcriptome-wide analyses appearing around 2008, RNA-Sequencing has rapidly evolved to become a standard assay for RNA measurement. In the last several years, assays have improved to be high throughput, more specific, work with smaller input amounts, process degraded RNA, and perform well with special tissues (eg, blood samples). On the bioinformatics side, there have been improvements in references, alignment, quantitation, and variant detection methods, and the development of specialized methods, such as transcriptome assembly, fusion discovery, infectious agent detection, and metagenomic expression.

Viewers will learn about the many RNA-Sequencing related improvements, as well as some of the current limitations in inferences and precision. Some examples of improvements and new capabilities that will be discussed include:

  •     strand precision
  •     the ability to measure RNA from a small number of cells
  •     new protocols for degraded RNA
  •     the ability to sequence samples at great depths (up to 1B paired reads) extending the dynamic range to over 6 orders of magnitude

The presenter, Dr. Wendell Jones, Global Head of Genomic Bioinformatics at EA | Quintiles, will also examine some current limitations including that due to specific biases inherent to each protocol.

This webinar is part of a 5-part series on Genomics Know-How®. To register for this session or learn more about the series visit: Genomic-Know-How.

Xtalks, powered by Honeycomb Worldwide Inc., is a leading provider of educational webinars to the global Life Sciences community. Every year thousands of industry practitioners (from pharmaceutical & biotech companies, private & academic research institutions, healthcare centers, etc.) turn to Xtalks for access to quality content. Xtalks helps Life Science professionals stay current with industry developments, trends and regulations. Xtalks webinars also provide perspectives on key issues from top industry thought leaders and service providers.

To learn more about Xtalks, visit http://xtalks.com.

For information about hosting a webinar, visit http://xtalks.com/sponsorship.ashx.

Contact:
Michelle Tran
Tel: +1 (416) 977-6555 ext 352
Email: mtran(at)xtalks(dot)com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/08/prweb12060727.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. PTV Interview Exclusive: Revolutionary GSK and J&J Participation in New Index Ventures Fund
2. Luminex Corporation Receives CE Mark for Revolutionary Newborn Screening Platform
3. New Revolutionary Femoral Access Site Closure Device Shows Unparalleled Efficacy, Safety & Ease of Use, in a Wide Range of Patients Including Patients With a Challenging Anatomy
4. Martha Stewart Reveals the Secret Behind her Radiant Skin is Revolutionary Anti-aging BIOEFFECT EGF SERUM
5. Evolution Issue of the Month 2. Natural Selection--Not the Best Idea Anyone Ever Had
6. Discovered Evolution of Genomic Sequences -- from Ocean Archaea to Brain Cancer -- Leads to New Synthetic Replikin Vaccines for Infectious Diseases and Cancer
7. Researchers peek at the early evolution of sex chromosomes
8. New UCLA Engineering research center to revolutionize nanoscale electromagnetic devices
9. Revolutionary Tetrapod Quantum Dot Synthesis US Patent Granted
10. Spanish scientists design a revolutionary data storage device
11. Research discovery could revolutionize semiconductor manufacture
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/24/2017)... BOUNTIFUL, Utah (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2017 ... ... announces the selection and implementation of CLEARAS Water Recovery’s Advanced Biological Nutrient Recovery ... a key component of a $24 million plant upgrade to sustainably meet current ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... , May 23, 2017 As Ebola resurfaces ... with four deaths and 20 suspected cases now reported, a ... the PubMed database, showed a correlation between the 2014 and ... Replikin counts rose sharply in 2012-13, which preceded the 2014 ... in the Ebola gene Replikin counts in 2014-15, which again ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... month its 20th anniversary, marking the occasion with a strong presence at Bio-IT ... Welcome Reception and further extends an invitation to all attendees to view ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Energetiq Technology, ... announced a facility expansion to accommodate its rapid growth. , The renovations at ... and renovation of the existing areas. The expansion includes, a state-of-the-art engineering facility, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/30/2017)... March 30, 2017 The research team of ... three-dimensional (3D) fingerprint identification by adopting ground breaking 3D fingerprint minutiae ... realm of speed and accuracy for use in identification, crime investigation, ... cost. ... A research ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... 2017 The Controller General of Immigration from Maldives ... Algeen have received the prestigious international IAIR Award for the most ... Reading ... Maldives ... Abdulla Algeen (small picture on the right) have received the IAIR award ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... YORK , March 21, 2017 ... Marketing Cloud used by retailers such as 1-800-Flowers ... its platform — Product Recommendations and Replenishment. Using Optimove,s ... give more personalized product and replenishment recommendations to ... but also on predictions of customer intent drawn ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):