Next Generation Technologist

Next Generation Sequencing, Marketing, and the Genomic Revolution

March 19, 2014
by Dale Yuzuki
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WaferGen SmartChip TE™ – a PCR-based approach to target enrichment

WaferGen is a California Bay-Area company that originally developed an idea similar to BioTrove, which was to create a solid substrate with nanoliter-sized wells for high throughput real-time PCR. WaferGen’s SmartChip™ has 5,184 wells (that’s a 54 multiple of 96), … Continue reading

March 3, 2014
by Dale Yuzuki
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Nabsys single molecule mapping technology

Another interesting single-molecule technology is a company out of Providence (RI) called Nabsys. For several years I had heard the name involved in developing single-molecule sequencing technology, and this technology will start its initial product around genomic mapping, rather than … Continue reading

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