Next Generation Technologist

Next Generation Sequencing, Marketing, and the Genomic Revolution

March 11, 2014
by Dale Yuzuki
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Some clarifications about Ion Torrent PII and NextSeq 500

Yesterday’s Ion Torrent Proton PII™ and Illumina NextSeq 500™ post certainly got a reaction from several quarters, including detailed pricing information about the 1x75bp format for the high-throughput configuration on the consumables. Instead of making edits to the original here … Continue reading

October 8, 2012
by Dale Yuzuki
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Readlengths do matter in Next Generation Sequencing

Recently I was asked about how important readlengths are, in the context of where MiSeq and Ion Torrent PGM currently stand in the marketplace. As the 454 advertisement used to say until recently, ‘Length Matters’. Given a number of recent … Continue reading

June 8, 2012
by Dale Yuzuki
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Next Generation Sequencing – Sequencing by Pyrophosphate Release

After preparation of the library (and careful quantitation) and preparation of the amplified template comes the main event: the sequencing itself. While there are several methods available, the methods can be divided into three broad divisions. The three divisions are … Continue reading

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