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Webcasts
Lessons Learned from Implementing a National Infrastructure in Sweden for Storage and Analysis of Next-generation Sequencing DataLessons Learned from Implementing a National Infrastructure in Sweden for Storage and Analysis of Next-generation Sequencing Data
Ola Spjuth, Uppsala University, speaking at Advances in NGS & Big Data 2014
Quantification of Bacterial DNA for Metagenomic Control Materials Quantification of Bacterial DNA for Metagenomic Control Materials
Denise O'Sullivan, LGC Genomics, speaking at Advances in qPCR and dPCR

Market Reports
Gene Expression Analysis Market by Technology, Consumables, Services & Applications - Global Forecast to 2018
MarketsandMarkets

Over the years, the gene expression analysis market, comprising of instruments, consumables, and services, has witnessed various technological advancements. These advancements have led to a growth in the number of gene expression applications.
DNA Sequencing
RI Technologies

This report presents an in depth analysis of DNA sequencing market. The study emphasizes on both, the methods and instruments/software of DNA sequencing in medical research, agriculture and animal husbandry and DNA testing and forensics application areas.
Big Data Market in India 2013
Netscribes

The report highlights the current as well as the future big data market scenario in India. The report furnishes explicit details on the crucial aspects of the overall market to provide a holistic view, with the aide of crisp and insightful representation of market data.
Life Science Software 2013: Markets and Opportunities
Biopharm Reports

This reports into in the life science field examines the use of specialist software and databases relating to the conduct of PCR, DNA sequencing, DNA microarray, flow cytometry, mass spectrometry and disease biomarker studies. The studies were carried out to assist software developers and vendors to identify market opportunities in these fields.
DNA Sequencing 2013: Market Developments, Growth Areas and Opportunities
Biopharm Reports

DNA sequencing is important in all areas of biological research and increasing demand for this technique is driving advances in this field, in the form of next-generation techniques. Today, laboratories use a number of different sequencing methods, however common goals include increasing throughputs and speeds, while reducing costs.
Life Science Consumables 2013: Markets and Opportunities
Biopharm Reports

Techniques such as PCR, DNA microarray, DNA sequencing, mass spectrometry and flow cytometry have grown significantly in the last decade and by 2015 markets for these five areas are expected to exceed $50 billion, globally. In these and related fields, consumables are generally the second or third largest area in cost terms, after instrumentation.
Benchtop Automation Trends 2013
HTStec

This market report summarizes the results of HTStec's industry-wide global web-based benchmarking survey on small-scale or benchtop automation carried out in January 2013.
Next-Gen Sequencing Trends 2012
HTStec

This market report summarizes the results of HTStec’s 3rd industry-wide global web-based benchmarking survey on next-generation sequencing (NGS) carried out in November 2012.
High Throughput qPCR Assay Trends
HTStec

This market report summarizes the results of HTStec’s global web-based benchmarking survey on high throughput real-time quantitative PCR (HT qPCR) assays carried out in January 2012.
The Future of Molecular Diagnostics: Innovative technologies driving market opportunities in personalized medicine
Business Insights

This report analyzes the current and potential world markets for molecular diagnostics, including advances in the field. This report generally forecasts future growth to 2015. The report breaks down market forecasts by type of test and by geography. It indicates which companies have key products in the market place. It also analyzes key drivers of this market.
Scientific News
Sequencing Identifies Gene Variant Responsible for Lupus
Research demonstrates it is feasible to identify the individual causes of lupus in patients by using DNA sequencing, allowing doctors to target specific treatments to individual patients.
“Deep sequencing” Picks up Hidden Causes of Brain Disorders
New approach complements whole-genome and whole-exome sequencing.
New Material Could Enhance Fast and Accurate DNA Sequencing
Nanopores in the material MoS2 sequence DNA more accurately, quickly and inexpensively.
ChIP Sequencing Kit for Next Generation Sequencing
The assay kit from Porvair Sciences extends the benefits of their proprietary Chromatrap® solid state ChIP technology.
Illumina's HiSeq X Ten Sequencing Technology for Population Studies
Next-generation sequencing technologies to be implemented at new High-Throughput Genomics Center for the MENA region.
Foodborne Pathogen Detection Speeds Up Dramatically
Next-generation sequencing techniques allow rapidly identification of strains of salmonella, quickening responses to potential outbreaks.
Sequencing Efforts Miss DNA Crucial to Bacteria’s Disease Causing Power
New research suggests that current sequencing protocols overlook crucial bits of information: isolated pieces of DNA floating outside the bacterial chromosome.
Blueprint for the Affordable Genome
Stampede supercomputer powers innovations in DNA sequencing technologies.
Ubiquitous Protein Controls Copying of Resistant DNA
Researchers have demonstrated how the protein could put antibiotic-resistant bugs in handcuffs.
Common Bean Critically Important to the Global Food Supply
The bean genome sequence provides powerful tools to improve critical food crop.
Business News
Lucigen, Thermo Fisher to Release New Mate Pair Library Technology
The Ion PGM is a fast and cost-effective platform for next generation sequencing applications.
Illumina Announces Oncology CDx Partnership with AstraZeneca, Janssen and Sanofi
Illumina, forms collaborative partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies to develop a universal next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based oncology test system.
Roche, Garvan Institute Epigenomic Partnership
Roche and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research today announce a collaboration to develop new technologies for targeted epigenomic analysis using DNA sequencing.
NIH Awards $14.5M for DNA Sequencing Techniques
For the past several years, nanopore research has been an important focus of the program’s grants.
Kapa Biosystems Extends Exclusive Japanese Distribution Agreement with Nippon Genetics
Latest agreement builds on continued commercial success of Kapa’s genomics product portfolio over the past seven years in the Japanese market.
Rosetta Genomics Announces NGS Research Collaboration with Weizmann Institute
Developing novel methods for next-generation sequencing of small RNAs.
UK to Invest £300M in 100,000 Genomes Project with Illumina as Key Partner
The four year project will allow scientists to do pioneering new research to decode 100,000 human genomes.
QIAGEN Licenses Blood Cancer Biomarkers
Exclusive global license from University of Tokyo enables development of QIAGEN assays for SF3B1 mutations, including NGS gene panels, for blood cancers.
Tute Genomics Biomarker Discovery Platform to Support BYU Efforts
Brigham Young University to advance Alzheimer’s disease genetics research.
ARUP Labs, UH Case Medical Center Sign Distribution Agreement for Novel HIV Test
DEEPGEN™HIV monitors the success of anti-HIV treatment by determining drug resistance and the ability of the virus to infect different cells based on deep genetic sequencing.

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ePosters
A complete workflow from sample preparation to analysis using SureSelect target enrichment system for Ion Proton semiconductor sequencing
Agilent Technologies

Agilent’s SureSelect Target Enrichment for the Ion Proton Platform provides a comprehensive, efficient, robust, and cost-effective means to sequence subsets of the human genome.

Genotyping-by-Sequencing of a set of diverse spring barley (Hordeum vulgare) accessions
(1) Julius Kühn-Institute (JKI), Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Resistance Research and Stress Tolerance, Erwin-Baur-Str. 27, 06484 Quedlinburg, Germany; (2) Julius Kühn-

The poster presents a Genotyping-by-Sequencing (GBS) approach to saturate a set of diverse spring barley accessions with a high density of SNP markers.
Genotyping-by-Sequencing of a set of diverse spring barley (Hordeum vulgare) accessions
(1) Julius Kühn-Institute (JKI), Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Resistance Research and Stress Tolerance, Erwin-Baur-Str. 27, 06484 Quedlinburg, Germany; (2) Julius Kühn-

The poster presents a Genotyping-by-Sequencing (GBS) approach to saturate a set of diverse spring barley accessions with a high density of SNP markers.
Stealth-Adapted Viruses and Viteria: Insights into Virus Construction, Replication and Potential Therapies
Institute of Progressive Medicine

There is an increasing incidence of diseases with accompanying signs and symptoms of brain damage. These include neurological and psychiatric illnesses, childhood behavioral disorders, and such common conditions as chronic fatigue, Gulf War Syndrome, so-called “chronic Lyme disease”, and many cancers. Altogether, these diseases have an enormous social impact.
High-Throughput Analysis of DNA Samples using the D1K ScreenTape Assay and the Agilent 2200 TapeStation System
Agilent Technologies

Recent advances in genomics demands to look at a wealth of genetic information in a short period of time. DNA analysis using slab gel electrophoresis and capillary electrophoresis are widely being used as a QC step in next generation sequencing and microarray studies. However, often these techniques lack the speed and involve more manual steps to perform the assay.
Improved Ligation Specificity with Chemically Modified Ligation Components
TriLink BioTechnologies, Inc.

Ligases are gaining utility in molecular biology applications, such as nucleotide sequence detection, single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) detection, protein detection and “next generation” sequencing by ligation.
Defining off-target cleavage in a pair of Zinc Finger Nucleases
University of Utah

This study looks at off-target cleavage of Zinc Finger Nucleases (ZNFs) in Drosophila in an attempt to analyze potential cleavage spots, with a view to designing more efficient ZFNs.
Efficacy of Using a Combination Microplate Washer for Vacuum-Based DNA Sequencing Reaction Cleanup
BioTek Instruments

The ability to determine the specific pattern of base pairs in DNA molecules is an indispensable part of contemporary molecular biology. This poster demonstrates how the vacuum filtration module available on the BioTek 405 Touch effectively cleans contaminating artifacts from DNA sequencing reactions, which wil contribute to the genomic workflow typical of many molecular biology laboratories and core facilities.
DNA Methylation Analysis – Reliable Cell Characterization in Regenerative Medicine
Epiontis GmbH and Genzyme Biosurgery

We demonstrate that DNA methylation patterns can serve as characteristic markers to distinguish different cell types. We have identified panels of methylation markers that are specific to mesenchymal stem cells or various differentiated cell types in the mesenchymal lineage. This method of cell type identification has a number of advantages over conventional markers in that it is robust, is both qualitative and quantitative.
EasyBeacons™ - new Probes Ideal for Realtime PCR Detection of Methylation Status of Single CpG Duplets and SNPs
PentaBase

The EasyBeacons™ presented here are based on the novel technology Intercalating Nucleic Acid, INA®, linked to a fluorophore and a quencher. INA® is composed of normal DNA nucleotides and Intercalating Pseudo Nucleotides (IPNs). The fact that the EasyBeacons™ are mostly composed of normal DNA nucleotides means that in many respects EasyBeacons™ behave like DNA based probes, allowing use of standard buffers, primers and enzymes and hence reduces the optimisation efforts.
Application Notes
Automated Illumina NGS Sample Preparation: TruSeq® Stranded mRNA on the Hamilton Microlab STAR
Hamilton Robotics

Illumina’s sample preparation kits produce high quality libraries for DNA and RNA sequencing. Hamilton offers the robust Microlab STAR line of robotic liquid handling workstations for automating sample preparation. Together, the automation of the TruSeq Stranded mRNA sample preparation protocol on the STAR gives the user hours of reliable, unattended library preparation.
Molecular indexing for improved RNA-Seq analysis
Bioo Scientific

Most modern methods for nucleic acid analysis require the use of enzyme processing, such as DNA polymerase reactions, in the sample preparation or measurement steps. Although necessary, these enzymatic steps introduce errors in the form of incorrect sequence and misrepresented copy number. NEXTflex™ qRNA-Seq™ Kit from Bioo Scientific adds no additional steps to the work flow, costs no more than a conventional library preparation kit and increases the precision of downstream analysis.
An Integrated Solution to Simplify Library Preparation and Multiplexing for NimbleGen Sequence Capture
Bioo Scientific

The studies described herein demonstrate the capability of Bioo Scientific’s novel NEXTFlex™ DNA Pre-Capture Combo Library construction kits used in conjunction with the NimbleGen Sequence Capture technology to obtain high coverage comparative genomic data from a panel of human HapMap DNA samples.
Next Generation Sequencing Method for Illumina TruSeq DNA Sample Preparation Protocol on the Hamilton STAR
Hamilton

The purpose of the TruSeq sample preparation protocol is to add adapter sequences onto the ends of DNA fragments to generate multiplexed sequencing libraries. Good liquid handling is crucial for pipetting precise volumes for example for Agilent Bioanalyzer.
Tools for Enhancing Sequence Diversity and Reducing Bias in DNA-seq Library Preparation
Bioo Scientific

The generation of high quality next generation sequencing data begins with libraries that have the desired insert size and proper adapter ligation.
Sequence-Specific DNA Assay
Molecular Devices

The Threshold® system from Molecular Devices, together with the Immuno Ligand Assay (ILA) kit can be used to measure specific DNA sequences. Biotinylated or fluorescienated oligonucleotide probes, specific to the target sequence, anneal to the digested target DNA creating a probe-target hybrid which can then be detected and quantified against a standard curve, with pleasing results.
High Yield and Quality with Thermo Scientific Microtiter Deep Well 96 plates in KingFisher Flex Process
Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific KingFisher Flex magnetic particle processor is specifically designed to automate the time-consuming sample preparation of proteins, nucleic acids and cells in 96-well plate formats.
Isolation and Purification of Genomic DNA and Viral RNA from Clinical Samples with Thermo Scientific KingFisher Flex
Thermo Fisher Scientific

The purification of DNA and RNA from clinical samples requires rapid and reliable processing of large quantities of samples. Automated purification of nucleic acids, proteins and cells with Thermo Scientific KingFisher Flex is a reproducible and high quality method, which produces excellent material for further analyses.
Rapid and Reproducible DNA Isolation from 1 ml of Whole Blood with Thermo Scientific KingFisher Flex
Thermo Fisher Scientific

This application note shows the benefits of KingFisher Flex by using genomic DNA isolation from blood as an example.
Optimization of the DNA Purification Protocol for the Thermo Scientific KingFisher Flex and BindIt 3.1 Software
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Purpose: Optimal quantity and quality of DNA with the magnetic particle based extraction technology. Method: Thermo Scientific KingFisher Flex magnetic particle processor and BindIt® 3.1 Software. Results: By simple optimization of the nucleic acid extraction protocol it is possible to achieve a great yield of high quality DNA.
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