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New here? Stop in and introduce yourself. Where you are, what you work on, etc.
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Any topic/question that does not fit into the subcategories below. If you're unsure of where to put something, ask in here!
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Core Facilities
Dealing with customer samples, data, and the challenges that come with both?
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Events / Conferences
Relevant events or scientific conferences that may be of interest to the community. (Mgmt reserves right to limit commercial content without approval.)
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Literature Watch
Discussion of any scientific study related to high content or next generation genomics. Whole genome association, metagenomics, digital gene expression, etc.
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Sequencing Technologies/Companies
454 Pyrosequencing
Pyrosequencing in picotiter plates, custom arrays for enrichment/decomplexing. (Roche)
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MGISEQ (FKA Complete Genomics)
Service-based whole human genome sequencing with probe ligation chemistry.
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Helicos / Direct Genomics
True Single Molecule Sequencing, originally by Helicos, tech acquired by Direct Genomics
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Bridged amplification & clustering followed by sequencing by synthesis. (Genome Analyzer / HiSeq / MiSeq)
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Ion Torrent
Integrated electronic detection of protons released upon base incorporation. (Life Technologies)
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Oxford Nanopore
Single molecule sequencing via a protein nanopore, presently on the MinION.
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Pacific Biosciences
Single-molecule real-time observation of DNA polymerase using zero-mode waveguide (ZMW) optical confinement nanostructures
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"Open Source" instrument and sequencing by ligation chemistry (Danaher Motion-Dover)
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Sanger/Dye Terminator
Automated dye terminator ("Sanger") chemistries
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Sequencing by Oligo Ligation/Detection (Life Technologies)
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The Pipeline
Sequencing technologies without a commercially released platform (Oxford Nanopore, Halcyon Molecular, etc.)
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Service Providers
Discussions about next gen sequencing service providers, reviews & experiences, etc. No overtly commercial content permitted without prior approval.
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Vendor Forum
Registered SEQanswers sponsors/vendors can post commercial content here. Please support our sponsors!
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Discussion of next-gen sequencing related bioinformatics: resources, algorithms, open source efforts, etc
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Open Genomics Engine Project
Open discussion forum for Open Genomics Engine contributors and users
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Jobs Forums
Industry Jobs!
Job listings at companies that sponsor! Interested in posting a job? Contact [email protected] for access.
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Academic/Non-Profit Jobs
Post and look for academic, non-profit, or other non-industrial jobs here.
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Applications Forums
Sample Prep / Library Generation
Techniques and protocol discussions on sample preparation, library generation, methods and ideas
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Genomic Resequencing
Variant discovery in previously sequenced genomes/regions
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De novo discovery
Wandering without a reference? Post here
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Ever wonder what's growing in that hot spring or glacier?
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by Rahel31
Any non-primary sequence heritable modification of genetic material. ChIP-SEQ, DNA methylation (Bisulfite-SEQ), chromatin modifications (methylation, acetylation, etc), non coding RNA.
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RNA Sequencing
Application of sequencing to RNA analysis (RNA-Seq, whole transcriptome, SAGE, expression analysis, novel organism mining, splice variants)
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Clinical Sequencing
Discuss issues unique to clinical sequencing.
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Regional/Local Communities
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Personalized Genomics
Personalized Genomics
Efforts to understand one's own genome. Companies such as 23andme, Navigenics, Knome, DNADirect, and private efforts like the Personal Genome Project. Ethics, privacy, security, all of it goes here.
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Site News
Site Announcements
Announcements regarding SEQanswers
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Site Feedback/Suggestions
Please post all feedback or suggestions about the site in this forum.
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Wiki Discussion
Discussions about SEQwiki. Problems, suggestions, offers to help...
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Webinar Series
Planning and feedback subforum for planning sequencing webinar episodes
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