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MARCH 25, 2020

Sequencing 101: The evolution of DNA sequencing tools

Explore the evolution of DNA sequencing technologies. From Sanger sequencing, to next generation sequencing, to long-read sequencing — the journey has led us to where we are today and will guide us into the future.

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Featuring voices from PacBio and our partners in the scientific community, our blog features the latest discoveries enabled by SMRT sequencing.

For summaries of scientific publications, tips and tricks for optimizing your sequencing experiment, interviews with experts in the field, educational briefs, technology updates and more — the blog is where to find timely articles about genomic advances.

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Case studies

Researchers from across the globe use PacBio technology to fuel discovery in:

  • Rare disease
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Public health
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • …and more

For over 10 years, we’ve been helping our customers sequence the world around us to advance human health and the wellbeing of our planet. Spoken in the words of our customers, our case studies show real-life examples of how PacBio sequencing captures the full range of genomic variation.

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Free resources

Our commitment to providing highly accurate genomic data for meaningful insights is available through our publications, posters, literature, and educational videos.

Visit our online library for a complete collection of assets — available for free — created by the scientific community and our own PacBio experts.

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We are always looking for new ways to engage and collaborate with the global scientific community. Whether it’s a trade show, workshop, or webinar — our goal is to share our knowledge, and to learn from you.

Find out where you can connect with us virtually or in person at upcoming events. We look forward to seeing you.

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