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iPhone Genomics: beaming us up to the “tricorder” era

- December 8, 2020


The 1st comprehensive mobile genome analysis application, iGenomics, is now available for use on an iphone. By pairing an smartphone with a handheld DNA sequencer, users will be able to create a mobile genetics laboratory, reminiscent of the Star Trek’s tricorder.

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Guest posting: Let’s crowdfund a fern genome that will blow your mind

- June 16, 2014

Following our efforts encouraging open-science projects, such as the community funded “Peoples Parrot” and OpenAshDieback, today we have a guest posting from Fay-Wei Li and Kathleen Pryer from the Department of Biology at Duke University covering a crowdfunding effort to sequence the Azolla genome.  They have already raised over $4,000 and have 25 days remaining until […]

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New paper in GigaScience: sequencing and the single-cell

- August 16, 2012

Single Cell Sequencing

The precipitous drop in the price of next generation sequencing coupled with its increasing sensitivity has opened up whole new areas of research, one of the most interesting in recent years being the advent of single-cell sequencing. Combining advances in flow-sorting of cells, whole genome amplification and the latest sequencing technologies is now allowing researchers […]

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