Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments > Genomics

High-throughput genetic sequencer deployed in Melbourne

22 May, 2019

Next-generation sequencing facility Micromon Genomics is the first Australian commercial user of the high-throughput genetic sequencer MGISEQ-2000.


Tecan NGS DreamPrep library preparation method

13 February, 2019

Tecan has launched NGS DreamPrep, a fully automated approach to next-generation sequencing (NGS) library preparation for research use.


NGS — size does matter

01 February, 2019

High-quality libraries are key to keeping next-generation sequencing maximising usable data.


Investigating the genetics behind male infertility

21 November, 2018

Researchers from Newcastle University are investigating the genetic causes of male infertility — an often-overlooked condition about which very little is known.


Tumour mutational burden and the importance of panel size

25 October, 2018

When it comes to cancer treatment, tumour mutational burden has become increasingly utilised as a biomarker for immunotherapy response prediction.


Australian researchers contribute to the discovery of four new MS genes

22 October, 2018

The four new genes contribute to the devastating neurological disease, multiple sclerosis (MS).


100,000 Genomes Project reaches halfway milestone

22 February, 2018

The UK's 100,000 Genomes Project has reached a major milestone by sequencing 50,000 genomes, just over five years after it was announced by then Prime Minister David Cameron.


GeneCopoeia Genome-CRISP CRISPR products and services

01 February, 2018

GeneCopoeia's Genome-CRISP CRISPR-Cas9 products and services are designed to provide a complete, powerful solution for precision RNA-guided genome editing.


Unchained Labs Lunatic batch quantification system for proteomics and genomics

01 December, 2017

Lunatic from Unchained Labs makes batch quantification of protein, DNA and RNA simple. It is said to be the easiest-to-use system on the market that can batch measure biologics and genomics from low to high concentrations due to its dynamic range of 0.03–200 OD.


GeneCopoeia AAVPrime adeno-associated virus (AAV) particles

01 December, 2017

GeneCopoeia's AAVPrime adeno-associated virus (AAV) products are useful tools for inserting genes into a broad range of cell types with high efficiency and enhanced safety.


The science behind a better brew

27 October, 2017

A good beer is all about the yeast, but can next-generation sequencing lead to a better brew?


Illumina Nextera DNA Flex Library Prep Kit for whole genome sequencing

06 October, 2017

Illumina has announced the Nextera DNA Flex Library Prep Kit for whole genome sequencing. It eliminates the need for sample preparation for whole blood and saliva and removes tedious steps in the library prep workflow, such as mechanical fragmentation of DNA, quantification and normalisation.


Gene drives and the rapid rise of resistance

24 July, 2017 by Adam Florance

The latest research by a team from Cornell University has found that current approaches to gene drives may need to be rethought.


Sequencing completed for wild wheat, mutant rice genomes

10 July, 2017

The world of genomics just got a whole lot richer, with scientists completing sequencing for not one but two crop genomes over the past week.


Genome regulation mystery solved

23 June, 2017

US researchers have addressed a longstanding question about how DNA functions are organised in space and time, including how genes are regulated to be silenced or expressed.


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