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Core operations resume in Phase 2 of the COVID response

Dear DNA Tech Core Users,As UC Davis has entered Phase 2 of the COVID-19 response, the DNA Technologies Core has resumed operation on all services, except the shared equipment access. We are working with reduced staffing and the lab access is limited to

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DNA Technologies Core has to ramp down lab work

Dear DNA Technologies Core users, Following yesterday’s Shelter-In-Place orders, the  DNA Technologies Core has to now ramp down all non-essential lab work.  For safety and legal reasons, we have to reduce the staff present in the lab to the minimum, effectively

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Adjusting DNA Tech Core operation to the COVID-19 guidelines

Please check the top of the home page for the latest information!   Dear DNA Tech Core customers, The Core will implement the following policies in an effort to comply with COVID-19 guidelines while ensuring the research needs of UC Davis

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Join us for the PacBio Day Symposium — February 26th

The DNA Technologies Core and the Bioinformatics Core invite you to PacBio Day at UC Davis, Wednesday, February 26th, Genome Center AuditoriumJoin us for a day of SMRT Science:- Talks on high-fidelity sequencing- The chance to win free sequencing (SMRT Grant drawing)& the social

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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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