The Joint Genome Institute plans to transition from a sequencing center to a "genomic foundry" — a one-stop shop for large-scale functional annotation, single-cell genomics and transcriptomics, high-throughput custom sample prep, and analysis expertise, among other proposed services, said Eddy Rubin at JGI's sixth annual User Meeting in Walnut Creek, Calif.

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