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BioGenome Project to decode the genomes of all life on Earth

25 November, 2021

The Earlham Institute has boosted its capability in high-fidelity long-read sequencing to support the Earth BioGenome Project.

Illumina opens genomics lab in Melbourne Biomedical Precinct

23 November, 2021

The lab will make available the latest in DNA sequencing, array platforms and data analysis tools, all supported by specialist scientific expertise.

Three-in-one test developed for COVID-19 surveillance

05 August, 2021

A new type of COVID-19 test could help streamline the process of identifying COVID-19 cases, tracking SARS-CoV-2 variants and detecting co-infecting viruses.

Merck CRISPRi whole-genome libraries and pools

08 April, 2021

Merck has launched its CRISPR inhibition (CRISPRi) whole-genome libraries and pools to complement its suite of genome-editing products and technologies.

National COVID-19 tracking system based on genomics

22 September, 2020

Public health laboratories will aim to sequence the virus genomes of all positive COVID-19 tests in Australia and track COVID-19 using genomics across the country.

4basebio TruePrime Single Cell Whole Genome Amplification Kit

17 July, 2020

The TruePrime Single Cell Whole Genome Amplification Kit from 4basebio uses a novel method to achieve genome amplification from single or just a few cells.

Genomic diagnostics test available for blood cancer patients

13 July, 2020

Blood cancer patients at Melbourne's Epworth HealthCare and Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre now have access to circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) genomic testing.

Rapid infection diagnosis in preterm babies

19 December, 2019

UK scientists have pioneered a new method for profiling the microbiome of preterm babies that can significantly speed up the identification of infections and indicate more effective treatments.

'Fingerprinting' individual human cells

18 December, 2019

By combining single-cell analysis techniques with machine learning algorithms, researchers have developed a method to 'fingerprint' human cells.

Peering into the epigenome like never before

06 December, 2019

scATAC-seq technology provides unprecedented opportunity to study the impact of epigenetic changes on development and disease.

Phase Genomics Hi-C proximity ligation kits

26 July, 2019

Phase Genomics applies Hi-C and other proximity-ligation methods to enable chromosome-scale genome assembly and metagenomic deconvolution, as well as analysis of structural genomic variation and genome architecture.

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.

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