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This blog features voices from PacBio — and our partners and colleagues — discussing the latest research, publications, and updates about HiFi sequencing.

December 22, 2022  |  Plant + animal biology

The HiFi difference Christmas edition – Big genomes

HiFi sequencing holiday ornament

  This year, the scientific community has achieved many “firsts” – across genomes, transcriptomes, epigenomes, metagenomes, and more – with long and accurate HiFi sequencing. Another, seasonally timely, “first” was…


December 13, 2022  |  Plant + animal biology

2022 Plant + Animal SMRT Grant winners

Plant + Animal SMRT Grant logo

  PacBio is driven to create the most sophisticated multiomic sequencing technologies in the world so that you can forge a new frontier in biology. Through the SMRT Grant program, PacBio awards free HiFi sequencing services to…


November 10, 2022  |  Plant + animal biology

A better mousetrap for pangenomes

house mouse

  The paradigm shifts in human genetics research that are powered by PacBio sequencing have been described in numerous publications, and we have highlighted some of these previously, e.g. for…


May 3, 2022  |  Plant + animal biology

Agrigenomics for pest and disease research

agrigenomics - PacBio

  When you’re dealing with insects, fungi and microbes with short life cycles and rapid reproduction, you often encounter highly variable genetics within single populations. The complexities of genetics within…


March 21, 2022  |  Plant + animal biology

Genomics in action: PAGBio Day 2022

green box with text for PAGBIO DAY 2022

  How sequencing provides actionable insights in agriculture, conservation and ecology. What does genomics in action look like? At PAGBio Day 2022, we heard from scientists using high-quality genomic data…


January 20, 2022  |  Plant + animal biology

How far we’ve come part one: Insect genomics

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    Much has changed since the first insect genome assembly (Drosophila melanogaster) was published in 2000. With PAGBio Day 2022 registration kicking off this week, we thought it was…


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