Several early-access users of the PacBio RS reported at AGBT how the single-molecule real-time sequencing technology has been performing in their hands.
Pacific Biosciences has partnered with 13 more companies and organizations on products and services upstream and downstream of its sequencing platform.
In a dramatic piece of ultra-quick genetic detective work, next-generation sequencing company Pacific Biosciences has decoded the sequence of the strain of bacteria responsible for the deadly cholera outbreak in Haiti.
The Gold honor was awarded to Pacific Biosciences, for its breakthrough product PacBio RS, which enables single molecule, real-time, or SMRT, detection of biological processes, for the first time.
As Pacific Biosciences is shipping its first sequencing instruments to beta customers - as of earlier this month, it had installed them at eight sites - the company has been testing its real-time single-molecule technology for a variety of applications, both in DNA sequencing and other areas.
The Great Beyond. The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum was the place to be yesterday evening for conference-goers at the American Society of Human Genetic meeting in Washington DC. The gene sequencing company Pacific Biosciences had taken over the museum for a premier screening of a documentary film the company had made called "The..
In October 2008, Fortune magazine called Pacific Biosciences of California Inc. "Silicon Valley's hottest startup." Almost exactly two years later, the Menlo Park biotech company has ditched its training wheels and gone public, in a very healthy way.
The Pacific Biosciences IPO was an important deal yesterday for more reasons than one.