Use of Lone Sequencing Platform in Microbial Forensics Can Lead to Errors, Researcher Says at ASM | GenomeWeb

By Andrea Anderson

SAN DIEGO (GenomeWeb News) – During an American Society for Microbiology meeting session on sequencing in infectious disease research here yesterday, J. Craig Venter Institute infectious disease researcher William Nierman warned of the potential perils of using just one sequencing platform to do forensics research that requires extremely high quality microbial genomes.

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