NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI said today that its next-generation sequencing lab has received ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accreditation.

Accreditation was provided by the China National Accreditation Service (CNAS) in September. The scope of accreditation includes whole-genome sequencing, exome capture and sequencing, genotyping and RNA-Seq, BGI said.

It added that it is the first NGS lab to be accredited by CNAS in China. BGI also is undergoing ISO15189 and CLIA, and other certification processes.

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This online seminar will outline a recent example of the use of molecular barcoding in combination with next-generation sequencing to detect somatic mosaicism in cancer patients.