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Sequencing Genomes

      How much will it cost to sequence a genome in 10 years?       Over the past twenty five years, advances in the field of genomics have led to substantial reductions in the cost of genome sequencing. The underlying costs associated with different methods and strategies for sequencing genomes are of great interest because they influence the scope and scale of almost all genomics research projects. With the growing scale of human genetics ...
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Considerations for Lab Automation

By Brian O'Sullivan | February 1, 2018 |

Topics: DNA, Genomics, lab automation, robots

      Our thoughts on the recent Lab Manager automation article         “Going Automated: Lessons from Lab Professionals Who Have Made the Leap” in the December issue of Lab Manager highlights some important baseline elements in considering whether or not laboratory automation is suitable for your organization, as well as what to expect during the process.  However, we suggest a few additional key points to consider as you give thought to the ...
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Automation is Closing the DNA Read-Write Gap

By Morgan Kiss | December 5, 2017 |

Topics: Synthetic biology, DNA, Genomics, lab automation, robots

      SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY DEPENDS ON AUTOMATION         Genomics has been the focal point of life sciences research over the past decade, enabling a better understanding of disease beyond its physical manifestation and into its underlying drivers. This has opened significant opportunities across the therapeutic spectrum in both disease diagnosis and treatment. These advances would not have been possible without the immense progression in ...
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