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In Print: Last Week's Sequencing-Related Papers of Note: Aug 20, 2013


Electron beam induced local crystallization of HfO2 nanopores for biosensing applications.
Shim J, Rivera JA, Bashir R.
Nanoscale. 2013 Aug 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Joint haplotype phasing and genotype calling of multiple individuals using haplotype informative reads.
Zhang K, Zhi D.
Bioinformatics 2013 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]

DRAW+SneakPeek: Analysis workflow and quality metric management for DNA-seq experiments.
Lin CF, Valladares O, Childress DM, Klevak E, et al.
Bioinformatics. 2013 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Barnacle: detecting and characterizing tandem duplications and fusions in transcriptome assemblies.
Swa L, Robertson G, Mungall KL, Butterfield YS, et al.
BMC Genomics. 2013 Aug 14;14(1):550.

Isothermal amplification method for next-generation sequencing.
Ma Z, Lee RW, Li B, Kenney P, et al.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Aug 12. [Epub ahead of print]

MHC genotyping of non-model organisms using next-generation sequencing: a new methodology to deal with artefacts and allelic dropout.
Sommer S, Courtiol A, Mazzoni CJ.
BMC Genomics. 2013 Aug 9;14(1):542.

The Scan

UK Funds to Stay Ahead of Variants

The UK has announced a further £29.3 million to stay on top of SARS-CoV-2 variants, the Guardian reports.

Push for Access

In a letter, researchers in India seek easier access to COVID-19 data, Science reports.

Not as Cold

Late-stage trial results are expected soon for an RNA-based vaccine that could help meet global demand as it does not require very cold storage, the New York Times writes.

Genome Research Papers on Microbes' Effects on Host Transfer RNA, Honeybee Evolution, Single-Cell Histones

In Genome Research this week: influence of microbes on transfer RNA patterns, evolutionary relationships of honeybees, and more.