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PacBio News – High Fidelity Long Reads – Sequel V3 Chemistry

PacBio News The new PacBio Sequel chemistry (V3) enables High-Fidelity Long Reads: The chemistry enables significantly longer polymerase reads which can be used to sequence molecules of 10 kb and 15 kb length with 99.9% accuracy.   The V2 reagents are discontinued. Thanks to

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Holiday Hours

HOLIDAY HOURS: We will be closed on the university holidays December 24th, 25th and 31st as well as January 1st. We expect difficulties with the receipt of shipments in the week between the holidays. Best arrange shipments to arrive by December 20th.

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New online equipment reservation system ready-to go!

We finally have a new online equipment reservation system ready-to go! The new PPMS system will also be used by other Campus Cores in the near future. Stratocore PPMS is now used to book and reserve the folllowing shared instruments:  Bioanalyzer, Covaris

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Monthly Illumina Office Hours

Illumina Office Hours October 11th & each 2nd Thursday / month 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Please join your local Illumina support team as they host office hours at UC Davis! What to expect: •Meet your local Illumina support team •Receive

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We now offer Nanopore Sequencing on the PromethION, HMW-DNA isolation & Hi-C

Summary UC Davis Genome Center DNA Technologies Core adds three key technologies: Nanopore sequencing on the PromethION sequencer High Molecular Weight-DNA isolation Hi-C Chromatin Conformation Capture Introduction The DNA Technologies Core at the Genome Center is adding three services that will be

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Single-Cell RNA-Seq Feasibility and Pilot Study Funding Available through the Office of Research

Please note that single-cell pilot and feasibility projects needs to be discussed with the participating cores before the application.  Our single-cell expert Diana Burkart-Waco, PhD, (dburkart@ucdavis.edu) is available for pilot grant project related discussions.  To include the other cores please contact Matt Settles (settles@ucdavis.edu ; Bioinformatics)

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Wednesday is RNA-QC day – starting in September

Wednesday is RNA-QC day  – starting in September Assessing the integrity of RNA samples with the Bioanalyzer can be time consuming and expensive since each run takes an hour and only 12 RNA can samples can be run. To make

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Illumina Office Hours and Consultations on August 30th

Please join your local Illumina support team as they host office hours at UC Davis! What to expect: Meet your local Illumina support team Receive updates on the latest Illumina applications Bring your experimental NGS or Array design questions for

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Sequencing library prep queue longer than usual

August 3rd, 2018:    We have received an unexpected large number of submissions for library prep projects.  Thus, the library prep queue is currently longer than usual (about 8 weeks).   The sequencing queues are not affected and the sequencing turnaround times are fast (one to two weeks).  

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Additional (2nd) DNA Re-Sequencing Workshop on July 25th: Library Prep and Data Analysis

2nd Illumina Hands-On DNA Re-Sequencing Workshop on July 25th Since the July 24th workshop was fully booked immediately, we are offering an additional workshop  on the following day.  Please join us for a hands-on workshop on DNA sequencing library preparation and

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