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Nanosys Licenses Nanowire Technology to QuantuMDx Group for Next Generation Diagnostic and Sequencing Technologies

PALO ALTO, Calif. and LONDON, May 11 /PRNewswire/ --Nanosys Inc. and QuantuMDx Group (QMDx) today announced that QMDx has signed a non-exclusive license agreement with Nanosys for several patents and patent applications related to the use of nanowires for biosensors. The core intellectual p...

Automated Sequence Capture for Next-Generation Sequencing Paves the Way for Personalized Medicine

HybSelect(TM) first to provide high coverage and megabase capacity for the next generation sequencing community LEXINGTON, Mass. and HEIDELBERG, Germany, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- febit today announced the official launch of its new sequence capture technology HybSelect. In several biomedica...

White Paper Details How DNA Sequencing Services Can Prevent Cleanroom Shutdowns at Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

AGAWAM, Mass., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Contamination by an unknown organism often calls for total shutdown of a cleanroom's operation until that organism can be identified and eliminated. Such shutdowns can have catastrophic effects on the schedules and productivity of medical device and pharmace...

'Enrichment of Genomic Loci for Targeted Sequencing Application' Is Focus of 2009 AGBT Conference Workshop

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 in...

Complete Genomics to Release Its DNA Sequencing Data for the First Time at Advances in Genome Biology and Technology Annual Meeting

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Complete Genomics Inc., a newly launched, third-generation human genome sequencing company, today announced that it will release its sequencing data publically for the first time at the 10th annual Advances in Genome Biology and Technology ...

Applied Biosystems SOLiD System Named Life Science Innovation of the Year : The Scientist Magazine Cites the Technology's High Throughput, Lower Sequencing Cost, and Rapid Technology Innovation for Unlocking New Approaches to Clinical Research

Applied Biosystems, part of Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:LIFE), a provider of innovative life science research and discovery solutions, today announced that its technology for next-generation genomic analysis, the SOLiD™ System, has been named the Life Science Innovation of the Yea...

White Paper Details How DNA Sequencing Services Can Prevent Cleanroom Shutdowns at Medical Device and Pharmaceutical Manufacturers

AGAWAM, Mass., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Contamination by an unknown organism often calls for total shutdown of a cleanroom's operation until that organism can be identified and eliminated. Such shutdowns can have catastrophic effects on the schedules and productivity of medical device and pharm...

Complete Genomics Chooses Isilon IQ to Power World's First Complete Human Genome Sequencing Service

Pioneer in DNA Sequencing Deploys Clustered Storage to Help Redefine the Economics of Large-Scale Sequencing SEATTLE, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isilon(R) Systems (Nasdaq: ISLN), the leader in clustered storage, today announced that Complete Genomics, the world's first p...

Complete Genomics Launches, Becomes World's First Large-Scale Human Genome Sequencing Company

Company to sequence 1,000 human genomes in 2009 for $5,000 each MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Complete Genomics Inc., a third-generation human genome sequencing company, today announced its formal launch as the world's first provider of large-scale human genome sequencing s...

eGenomics Awarded First U.S. Patent Covering Rapid DNA Sequencing Technology Platform to Control Hospital-Acquired Infections

- Novel system is the first to use rapid, automated DNA sequencing to perform microbial 'fingerprinting' NEW YORK, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- eGenomics, Inc., a leader in the development of state of the art genomic and informational systems for infectious disease control, annou...

RainDance and Scripps to Collaborate on Targeted Sequencing for 'Wellderly' Study

LEXINGTON, Mass., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- RainDance Technologies, Inc., a provider of innovative droplet-based solutions for human health and disease research, today announced a collaboration with the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI) to utilize RainDance's new RainStorm(TM) techn...

Pacific Biosciences Acquires Single Molecule Sequencing Technology from LI-COR Biosciences

MENLO PARK, Calif. and LINCOLN, Neb., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Biosciences announced today that it has acquired "sequencing by incorporation" technology from LI-COR Biosciences of Lincoln Nebraska. Sequencing by incorporation generally identifies nucleotides in a DNA sequence based upon ...

New Pharmacogenomic Approach: 454 Life Sciences and Perlegen to Collaborate in Drug Response Sequencing Study

BRANFORD, Conn., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- 454 Life Sciences, a Roche company, and Perlegen Sciences, Inc., today announced a collaboration to conduct large scale genetic re-sequencing in hundreds of DNA samples collected by Perlegen from humans with specific responses to a widely prescribed clas...

BioNanomatrix and Complete Genomics Receive $8.8 Million NIST-ATP Award to Develop Sequencing Platform for $100 Genome

- Project Combines Novel Gene Sequencing Chemistry and Advanced Nanofluidic Technology to Sequence Entire Human Genome in Eight Hours at a Cost of $100 - PHILADELPHIA, and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNanomatrix, Inc., a company developing ...

454 sequencing uncovers significant genetic variation

BRANFORD, Conn., Sept. 27, 2007 454 Life Sciences, a Roche company, in collaboration with Yale University researchers today announced that they have developed a method, using the companys Genome Sequencer system, to identify significant human genetic variability with an unprecedented level of det...

BioNanoatrix and Complete Genomics Receive $8.8 Million NIST-ATP Award to Develop Sequencing Platform for $100 Genome

- Project Combines Novel Gene Sequencing Chemistry and Advanced Nanofluidic Technology to Sequence Entire Human Genome in Eight Hours at a Cost of $100 - PHILADELPHIA, and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BioNanomatrix, Inc., a company developing ...

SLIM Search, Inc. Sponsors Next Generation Sequencing Conference for the Biomedical Market

- Presentation will focus on Next Generation Sequence Analysis Problem - - Exhibit to Spotlight SLIM Search(TM) The Ultimate Genomics Search Tool - MISSION VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Supporting growing demand within the sequencing community for its innovative genomic search techn...

DNA Sequencing Equipment Market to Fragment and Grow as Competition, New Technologies Develop

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The DNA sequencing equipment market is expected to grow nearly 8% between 2006 and 2012, spiraling upward from $335 million to $528 million as competition intensifies and diversifies, according to DNA Sequencing Equipment and Service Markets, a new report by K...

Jivan Focuses on Solutions for Transcriptome Sequencing

LARKSPUR, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Jivan announced today that it will provide bioinformatics solutions for high-throughput transcriptome sequencing (RNA-Seq) and expression. Leveraging Jivan's industry-leading bioinformatics infrastructure for analysis of mRNA in biological samples, Jivan w...

Isilon IQ Powers Data Storage for Next-Generation DNA Sequencing

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Deploys Isilon Clustered Storage to Manage Rapid Genomic Data Expansion, Enabling Five-Fold Data Growth SEATTLE, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isilon(R) Systems (Nasdaq: ISLN), the leader in clustered storage, today announced that the Broad Institute...

Scientists develop strategy to rapidly describe outbreak strains with next-generation DNA sequencing

Friday, April 11, 2008 In the event of an outbreak or a bioterrorist attack, rapid identification of the genetic changes responsible for virulence or drug resistance is essential to mounting an effective response. Standard DNA sequencing and analysis of a pathogen genome is time-intensive and li...

Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding to Participate in Microchip Biotechnologies Early Access Program for Microchip-Based DNA Sample Preparation and Cycle Sequencing

DUBLIN, Calif., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Microchip Biotechnologies, Inc. (MBI) is pleased to announce that the Canadian Centre for DNA Barcoding (CCDB), at the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, will be the first participant to join MBI's early access program for the...

Scalable Automation of the TempliPhi DNA Sequencing Template Amplification and DYEnamic ET Terminator Sequencing Kits on the Sciclone ALH 3000

Geoffrey Grove, Ed Alderman Applied Science and Technology, Caliper Life Sciences, Inc., Hopkinton, MA 01748 Monica Adams, Jason Brennan Development Integration, Amersham BioSciences, 800 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08855 Overview The TempliPhi DN...

Oragene and DNA sequencing with ABI PRISM

J. Chartier DNA Genotek Inc., Ottawa, ON, Canada DNA from Oragene is reliably sequenced using the ABI PRISM 377 DNA Sequencer. Introduction Blood leukocytes are the traditional source of DNA for molecular testing,...

Quantitation of DNA for Automated Sequencing Using the VersaFluor Fluorometer

Wenda Ribeiro and Margaret Saha, Department of Biology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia 23187 Introduction DNA sequence analysis is an integral part of genetic research. Recently, the use of automated sequen...

cDNA Sequencing & Finishing

Agencourt offers sequencing services designed specifically for clients who require either EST or full length cDNA sequencing and finishing. Agencourt has many features that allow us to provide industry-leading sequence quality with rapid project turnaround incl...

Eppendorf Mastercycler ABI Big Dye Sequencing Protocol

From MAIN MENU go to FILES/ EDIT/ STANDARD rewrite accordingly then EXIT/ YES (use SEL to choose)/ ENTER/ change name to BIGDYE/ ENTER ...

DNASTAR catches second wave of sequencing

Madison, Wis. - The origins of Madison's technology industry can be traced back much farther than 1982, but Fred Blattner felt pretty isolated when he opened DNASTAR, Inc . that year. Other than another young company - an upstart called Promega - and a few more, the producer of DNA analysi...

QuickLane 24 - 48 Hour Sequencing

Research Sample Services Agencourt offers quick turnaround sequencing of individual research samples, including PCR products and plasmid templates. The QuickLane research sample sequencing service is powered by Agencourts barcode driven sampl...

SINGLE PASS SEQUENCING

Agencourt offers a single pass sequencing service for high copy number plasmids and PCR amplicons. This service is fueled by our high performance sequencing pipeline, which processes over 20 million Phred20 bases per day. The key...

SAGE & LONGSAGE SEQUENCING

Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (SAGE) is a powerful genome-wide expression profiling technology. Agencourt offers a cost-effective outsourcing solution for sequencing of both SAGE and LongSAGE libraries to make SAGE technolog...

WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCING

Agencourt offers whole genome services that can encompass all aspects of genome projects from shotgun library construction through genome annotation and pathway mapping. Our personal project managers consult with clients to desig...

FULL LENGTH INSERT SEQUENCING

Agencourt offers a full length insert sequencing service for large insert vectors such as BACs, cosmids and fosmids. Agencourt has several features that allow us to provide high quality results with rapid turnaround including: ...

END SEQUENCING

Agencourt offers high quality end sequencing for BACs, fosmids and cosmids with a throughput capacity of 25,000 end reads per day. The key features of our end sequencing service are: Industry leadi...

Automated Fluorescent-Tag Cycle Sequencing

Application of the RoboCycler Gradient 96 temperature cycler Douglas Drake Stratagene Cloning Systems, Inc. Stratagenes RoboCycler Gradient 96 temperature cycler *,# with Hot Top Assembly can be used to perform fluorescent-tag cycle sequencing using the ABI PRISM dye te...

Purified Single-Stranded M13 DNA for Automated Sequencing

A streamlined and reliable method to obtain high-quality single-stranded DNA Jeff Braman Scott Basehore Stratagene The StrataPrep M13 DNA purification kit allows easy, quick, and reliable purification of bacteriophage single-stranded DNA. The yield ...

SmartGene's Services for Faster, More Precise Identification of Bacteria and Fungi to be Used by The Johns Hopkins Hospital

...onal microbiology techniques. For this reason, identification based on gene sequencing is often faster and more reliable. SmartGene's technology facilitates efficient identification, following the sequencing of an organism's DNA, by integrating a number of tasks, including sequence ...

UCSF researchers help crack parasite genome, identify drug leads

...nd occasional paralysis or death. One paper documents a multinational success, led by a team at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, in England, in sequencing the genome of the Schistosoma mansoni blood fluke, which has taken nearly a decade to achieve, researchers said. Three UCSF researchers contribute...

New drugs faster from natural compounds: A UC San Diego breakthrough

...structure of a cyclic NRP. This is called "De Novo sequencing of NRPs." Second, the researchers created "dere...e of modern drug discovery." Performing de novo sequencing without knowing amino acid masses is completely no...y effort. The UC San Diego web-based tools for sequencing nonribosomal peptides (at not cost to researchers)...

New method may accelerate drug discovery for difficult diseases like Parkinson's

...ion yeast cells that were inserted with a cyclic peptide, Kritzer ended up with only two cyclic peptides able to rescue the cells from death. After sequencing them, Kritzer found that both effective cyclic peptides needed only the first four amino acids to work and those amino acids had a common motif (cyste...
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