This month I again entered the prime of my life, though next year my programming brother points out that next year I (and the first Apollo manned missions) hit the big 30. Beyond my personal milestone, it's been a busy last couple of weeks on the genomics technology front. Despite a lack of conferences or other traditional venues, big news has poured out from Pacific Biosciences, BioNano Genomics, Genapsys, BGI (which had another announcement earlier in the month), 10X Genomics and a pair from Oxford Nanopore.
A computational biologist's personal views on new technologies & publications on genomics & proteomics and their impact on drug discovery
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Monday, June 08, 2015
BGI Unveils a Sequencing Factory to Go
When I was in George Church's lab, he submitted a grant proposal (which, alas, was not funded) for a sequencing factory to generate one megabase of data per day. In those days that was an ambitious goal, and the plan would have truly been on a factory scale, with a large workforce and an assembly line of stages to yield the final product of data.
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