McGill University Team Develops Rapid Genome Sequencing Technique for Outbreak Monitoring | GenomeWeb

Researchers at McGill University have developed two different protocols for sequencing bacterial genomes in under 24 hours to monitor outbreaks. Reporting at the BGI-sponsored International Conference on Genomics in Americas conference in Sacramento, Calif., last week, Ken Dewar a professor at McGill University in Montreal, presented methods his laboratory has developed on both the Illumina MiSeq and Pacific Biosciences RS machines.

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