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£15M boost for Scotland's gene research

Edinburgh Genomics is very excited to announce that we, with core support from the University of Edinburgh and in close collaboration with the University of Glasgow, have purchased an Illumina HiSeqX system. The official press release from the Universities (as the Scottish Genomes Partnership) and Illumina announcing the purchase is here . The HiSeqX is Illumina’s latest genome sequencing...

Oxford nanopore technologies

In 2012, the British company Oxford Nanopore Technologies (ONT) presented a tiny DNA sequencer that plugs into a USB port and sequence DNA directly from blood using an engineered nanopore. Analysing its data is the next step in portable sequencing. BBSRC-funded training grants have played an important part in demonstrating that biological nanopores could differentiate between the individual DNA...

Keygene expands genotyping licence opportunities to University of Edinburgh

PRESS RELEASE Wageningen, October 28, 2014 KeyGene announces today it entered into a licence agreement with the University of Edinburgh in the field of Sequence-Based Genotyping (SBG). With this agreement, the University of Edinburgh obtains a non-exclusive licence for the use and application of KeyGene’s patented SBG technology including RAD-Seq (Restriction-site Associated DNA Sequencing) for...

Mick Watson's webinar on pig exome sequencing

Watch Mick Watson's webinar for Roche Nimblegen on pig exome sequencing here: http://www.nimblegen.com/webinars/

NERC Biomolecular Analysis Facility

2014–15 NBAF Pilot Project Grants Competition The provision of NERC Biomolecular Analysis Facility includes access to high-level genomics and bioinformatics for the UK research community ( http://nbaf.nerc.ac.uk/ ). To help scientists working within the NERC remit to take advantage of these opportunities, NERC is again providing funding for small pilot/development projects using the very latest,...

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