Category Archives: Genomics

Day Zero for Bacterial Comparative Genomics

Contributed by Darwin Bandoy DVM Learning microbiology is hard, learning genomics is hard and the learning curve is not simply exponential but factorial for learning bacterial genomics. I had the advantage of being a veterinarian with a training in microbiology and hence most of my struggle is with genomics. It is like learning a new […]

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CLC Genomics Workbench as a Tool Next Generation Sequencing Data

Contributed by Nguyet Kong CLC Genomics Workbench was designed to assist with many different Next Generation Sequencing bioinformatics applications from RNAseq, Transcriptomics, Metagenomics, Epigenomics and de novo assembly. The CLC Genomics Workbench is a user-friendly software that is easily used by scientist in the laboratory. The software allows to set up custom genomics workflow to fast-track […]

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100k Genome Project named in GenomeWeb Article

Outbreak Tracking, Infectious Disease Diagnostics Becoming Key Applications for NGS Dec 28, 2015 | Monica Heger Premium NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In 2011, experts predicted that within five to 10 years, clinical microbiology labs would routinely sequence microbial genomes on a next-generation sequencing instrument, and that it would cost less than €100 ($109) to generate a complete […]

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Recently food regulatory agencies have moved to using genomics for regulation

Contributed by Bart C. Weimer, PhD Recently food regulatory agencies have moved to using genomics for regulation. Coupled to that move the FDA announced finalization of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program using the authority extended to them via FSMA. These two major changes impact the food industry in complex ways that bring about the use of genomics for food safety.  […]

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