Monthly Archives: August 2014

Illumina will announce RNA-Seq Pilot Grant program at the UC Davis Sequencing Symposium (August 28th)

Illumina will be announcing four RNA-Seq Pilot Grants at the Sequencing Symposium this Thursday (August 28th, 10 am to 1 pm at the Genome Center Auditorium).  Each grant will include RNA-seq library preparations and one lane of HiSeq sequencing.  One prerequisite for participation

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New Sample Submission Protocol Instituted

The DNA Tech Core is improving our ability to track samples electronically and we need your help. Submission sheets have been revised and are now specific to the sequencing platform – MiSeq, HiSeq, or PacBio. To submit a sample: download

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Oct 20-22, 2014 – Next Gen Sequencing Technology and Sequencing Library Prep Workshop: RNA-seq

Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) has revolutionized the way that we address complex biological questions. As sequencing output rapidly increases and experimental scales get bigger, library preparation becomes one of the major bottlenecks for NGS. This course provides a comprehensive hands-on

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PacBio Office Hours at the DNA Tech Core – every third Tuesday

Pacific Biosciences Field Applications Scientist Nicole Rapicavoli will be answering questions and assisting with the design of experiments every third Tuesday of the month, starting August 19th from 1 to 4 pm.  Please stop by at the DNA Technologies Core (room

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