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RNA-Seq Workshop – Library Preparation and Introduction to Data Analysis – November 15th to 17th

We are sorry the workshop is fully booked. To subscribe to the our email list which announces the workshops, send an email to sympa@ucdavis.edu with the following information in the subject line: subscribe dnatech_news first_name last_name November 15, 2016, 9 a.m. – November 17,

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RNA-Seq Workshop – Library Preparation and Introduction to Data Analysis – May 10th to 12th

May 10, 2016, 9 a.m. – May 12, 2016, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please see this page for the full information and the registration:  https://registration.genomecenter.ucdavis.edu/events/DNATech_RNASeq_May_2016/ RNA-seq has revolutionized the way we address complex biological questions, allowing for differential gene

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We are a Campus Research Core Facility!

The UC Davis DNA Technologies and Expression Analysis Cores have been designated a Campus Research Core Facility From the official announcement: ” …. This designation provides a strategic platform to ensure state-of-the-art research capabilities provided in a cost-efficient manner. The designated laboratories are expected

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DNA Technologies Core User Survey Results

We would like to thank everybody who participated in our user survey! Your input is highly appreciated and will help us improve our services. The results are available here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/results/SM-Q67N6H9J/ 73 DNA Technologies and Expression Analysis Core users did participate.

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HiSeq3000 upgraded to Hiseq4000

Our latest generation Illumina HiSeq3000 sequencer has been upgraded to a HiSeq4000.  This means the option to run two flowcells in parallel was enabled.  Thus, the sequencer offers now twice the throughput.  The chemistry and reagents do not change as should

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Free RNAseq workshop, January 20th 2016

The Bioinformatics core is hosting a free two hour RNA-seq hour work shop on Januray 20th. Please see:  http://bioinformatics.ucdavis.edu/rnaseq-workshopjan2016/

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December News Letter

Dear DNA Technologies Core Users, We are happy to announce that we are now offering 10X Genomics Linked-Read sequencing services using the GemCode technology. This exiting technology is currently applied for haplotype phasing and the delineation of structural rearrangements. However

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HiSeq 3000 Sequencing

HiSeq3000 Technology The HiSeq 3000 sequencer represents the very latest sequencer generation and enables significantly faster sequencing and reduced per-base-costs. Please note that for some samples the library preps need to be adjusted for the HiSeq 3000. The new sequencer is more than three times faster

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New Library Prep Services: Mate-Pair libraries, METHYL-Seq, Reduced Representation Sequencing

The DNA Technologies Core now offers the following new services: METHYL-Seq Whole Genome Bisulfite Sequencing  (WGBS) and Reduced Representation Bisulfite Seq (RRBS) Mate Pair library preps and sequencing Nextera based mate pair with insert sizes ranging from 2 kb to 12 kb Reduced

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First Hiseq 3000 data – download

Please see this page for updated information: http://dnatech.genomecenter.ucdavis.edu/hiseq-3000-sequencing/ >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> First Data > 300 million reads per lane The first two runs of our Hiseq 3000 look very promising.  The specs on Illumina’s website do suggest a yield of between 260

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