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PacBio Sequel II Sequencer Up and Running

The latest long-read sequencing technology is now available at UC Davis.  Our new PacBio Sequel IIsequencer is up an running.> The Sequel II increases the yield 8-fold compared to our previous Sequel (version 1).  With this increase, PacBio sequencing is becoming about 5 times more affordable on the new

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We are hiring!

We are searching for laboratory assistants interested in high-throughput sequencing (NGS). Please see the details here: https://www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=406487

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10x Genomics & GC Cores Single-Cell Pilot Study Program

We are pleased to announce the 10x Genomics and UC Davis DNA Technologies & Bioinformatics Cores’ joint grant program is accepting applications from UC Davis Researchers now! This Single-Cell Pilot Study Program award covers library preparation and bioinformatics support for a

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PacBio Office Hours, Thursday March 28th, 10:00 AM – 12 PM, GBSF #1314

Discuss your projects with Kristin Mars, Field Applications Scientist Discover the Benefits for Your Research Focus: Whole Genome Sequencing for De Novo Assembly Structural Variant Calling using low coverage Discover Full- Length Transcripts Characterize Complex Populations -Targeted Sequencing for Variant

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Illumina Office Hours, Thursday March 14th, 10:00 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 updates on the latest Illumina applications •Bring your experimental NGS or Array design questions for

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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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