A major biodiversity program announced a shift in sequencing technology — from Sanger to SMRT Sequencing using the Sequel System
This article spotlights the runner-up project in our “Most Interesting Genome” grant program – the firefly, which could lead to medical applications like illuminating cancer cells.
Scientists have gained new insights into orchid evolution and adaptations due to a higher quality genome assembly. (Subscription required)
Researchers used PacBio’s new amplification-free targeted capture method to identify pathogenic repeat expansions in ataxia. (Subscription required)
This contributed commentary by Luke Hickey of PacBio discusses recent studies underscoring the role of structural variants in health and disease.
Advanced technology for sequencing genomes could change healthcare’s foundation.
Study in Nature Nanotechnology demonstrates research work combining nanopores with SMRT Sequencing to preferentially load long DNA molecules and enable lower input DNA levels. (Subscription required)
This article discusses the advantages of the PacBio Iso-Seq method for sequencing full-length transcripts.
PacBio customers have unlocked the genetic mysteries of the magic mushroom using SMRT Sequencing
A review of new updates to the Sequel System, improving analysis of structural variants and minor variants, as well as protocols for amplicon sequencing. (Subscription required)
Novogene has agreed to purchase 10 PacBio Sequel Systems, doubling the number they can run at any one time.
Overview of the role the CYP2D6 gene plays in drug metabolism and a new approach to studying it with SMRT Sequencing.
There’s a new standard of high-quality genomes and PacBio sequencing is helping to improve the results for plants and animals. (Subscription required)
Article surveying the landscape of clinical NGS includes comments from our CSO Jonas Korlach.
More coverage of the Genetics in Medicine paper by Stanford and PacBio describing a clinical genetics case solved with PacBio long reads.