NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of California, Davis, has purchased an Irys single-molecule DNA mapping system from BioNano Genomics, the company said today.

Among other projects, researchers at UC Davis are planning to use the Irys system to help with the assembly of the genome of a progenitor of bread wheat, Aegilops tauschii.

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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.