Tag Archives: Illumina

A Whole Genome Assembly of the Horn Fly, Haematobia irritans, and Prediction of Genes with Roles in Metabolism and Sex Determination

May 2018 Authors: Kranti Konganti, Felix Guerrero, Faye Schilkey, Peter Ngam, et al. Info: Researchers sequenced, assembled, and annotated the genome of horn fly, a blood-feeding insect that preys on cattle. The 1.14 Gb assembly shows the fly is most … more »

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Podcast: Blogger Keith Robison on the State of Sequencing

A new podcast from Mendelspod takes a look at the state of sequencing in 2018. It’s a lively and interesting discussion about the current and future landscape of genomics between host Theral Timpson and Keith Robison, founder of the Omics! … more »

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Assessing a single targeted next generation sequencing for human leukocyte antigen typing protocol for interoperability, as performed by users with variable experience

October 2017 Authors: Manish Gandhi, Deborah Ferriola, Curt Lind, Jamie Duke, et al. Info: Scientists from the Mayo Clinic, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and other institutions teamed up to develop a streamlined, NGS-based HLA typing protocol. This method uses the … more »

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Comprehensive Transcriptome Profiling of Balding and Non-Balding Scalps in Trichorhinophalangeal Syndrome Type I Patient

October 2017 Authors: Yun-Ji Kim, Byulee Yoon, Kyudong Han, Byung Cheol Park Info: Scientists in Korea compared transcriptomes of RNA extracted from balding and non-balding scalp regions on the same patient to understand the genetics of hair loss. They found … more »

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Genomic and transcriptomic resources for assassin flies including the complete genome sequence of Proctacanthus coquilletti (Insecta: Diptera: Asilidae) and 16 representative transcriptomes

January 2017 Authors: Rebecca B. Dikow, Paul B. Frandsen, Mauren Turcatel, and Torsten Dikow Info: Researchers at the Smithsonian Institution published a high-quality draft genome, 16 transcriptomes, and a time-calibrated phylogeny for the assassin fly. They also include bioinformatics tools … more »

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A draft genome of the brown alga, Cladosiphon okamuranus, S-strain: a platform for future studies of ‘mozuku’ biology

August 2016 Authors: Koki Nishitsuji, Asuka Arimoto, Kenji Iwai, Yusuke Sudo, Kanako Hisata, Manabu Fujie, Nana Arakaki, Tetsuo Kushiro, Teruko Konishi, Chuya Shinzato, Noriyuki Satoh and Eiichi Shoguchi Info: Scientists from Japan sequenced the genome of Cladosiphon okamuranus, an edible … more »

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DSBCapture: in situ capture and sequencing of DNA breaks

August 2016 Authors: Stefanie V Lensing, Giovanni Marsico, Robert Hänsel-Hertsch, Enid Y Lam, David Tannahill & Shankar Balasubramanian Info: Scientists at Cancer Research UK developed and validated a new sequencing-based protocol to spot double-stranded DNA breaks in situ; these regions … more »

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Association of MicroRNAs with Antibody Response to Mycoplasma bovis in Beef Cattle

August 2016 Authors: Eduardo Casas, Guohong Cai, Larry A. Kuehn, Karen B. Register, Tara G. McDaneld, John D. Neill Info: USDA scientists performed a longitudinal study of young cows to identify microRNAs linked to a serum antibody produced after exposure … more »

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Comparative genomics and transcriptomics of Pichia pastoris

August 2016 Authors: Kerry R. Love, Kartik A. Shah, Charles A. Whittaker, Jie Wu, M. Catherine Bartlett, Duanduan Ma, Rachel L. Leeson, Margaret Priest, Jonathan Borowsky, Sarah K. Young and J. Christopher Love Info: To provide a foundation for engineering … more »

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RADcap: sequence capture of dual-digest RADseq libraries with identifiable duplicates and reduced missing data

August 2016 Authors: Hoffberg SL, Kieran TJ, Catchen JM, Devault A, Faircloth BC, Mauricio R, Glenn TC Info: In this methods paper, scientists combine double-digest RAD-seq with capture technology to reduce costs and increase efficiency. The protocol, which was validated … more »

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