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Winter close dates 2017 / 2018

Edinburgh Genomics will close for the Christmas break at 5pm on Friday 22nd December and will re-open at 9am on Wednesday 3rd January 2018. Customers should be aware of the following sample submission/collection times: EG (Science) Facility at the King’s Buildings: · Last submission for Sanger sequencing and return of data this year: 2pm on Wednesday 20th December · Last KB collection for Sanger...

VACANCY: System Administrator

Edinburgh Genomics is seeking an exceptional individual, with extensive experience in system administration of compute, storage, network, and code infrastructure, to join our talented team. Based at The King’s Buildings facility, you will be responsible for the administration of the IT infrastructure that helps Edinburgh Genomics generate and deliver data to our customers across a wide range of...

VACANCY: Business Development Manager

Edinburgh Genomics is a leading provider of advanced genomics services combining the latest high-throughput technologies with world-class laboratory and bioinformatics expertise. We are now seeking an experienced Business Development Manager, with a background in genomics/next-generation sequencing, to join our talented team. You will be responsible for leading the Business Development team and...

Edinburgh Genomics to Deploy Illumina’s NovaSeq platform

Scientists in Scotland have gained access to the most up-to-date gene sequencing technology, aiding research to better understand human and animal diseases. The technology – acquired by the University of Edinburgh – will enable studies into the genetics of virtually any species, including bacteria and viruses as well as plants. Experts at the University’s Edinburgh Genomics facility say the new...

Award winning Scottish research could pave the way for ‘low-emission cattle’

A Scottish study that potentially paves the way for the breeding of low-emission livestock has won the prestigious PLOS Genetics R esearch P rice for 2017. The research, the result of a collaboration between the University of Edinburgh, Scotland’s Rural College and the University of Aberdeen, identified a genetic link between host animals, the microbiome within their digestive tract and the...

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