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At the company's annual user meeting in London, staff members previewed upgrades and changes that will result in higher throughput and accuracy at lower sequencing costs.

The direct-to-consumer firm offers whole-genome sequencing for under $1,000, along with specific reports on pharmacogenomics, health traits, and certain diseases.

The UW researchers have filed for a patent on the variable voltage method but have not disclosed commercialization plans.

The project plans to sequence 20,000 genomes in 2019, 50,000 by the end of 2020, and a total of 100,000 by the end of 2021 using Oxford Nanopore's PromethIon platform.

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The test will run on Oxford Nanopore's MinIon and will be used as a reflex test when the standard PCR test does not give a clear answer.

The Telomere-to-Telomere consortium has already generated a gapless assembly of the human X chromosome and aims to complete all chromosomes over the next two years or so.

Clear Labs will implement Oxford Nanopore's GridIon nanopore sequencing instrument with its Clear Safety platform to detect food-borne pathogens.

The firm claims that its Clear Safety platform will help food safety professionals detect food-borne pathogens and prevent outbreaks across the US.

Early-access users of the Flongle said the small, inexpensive flow cells allow them to develop new methods quickly and to check the quality of clones and libraries.

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US National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says he will avoid male-only speaker panels.

Two patients fell ill, and one subsequently died, following a fecal microbiome transplant that harbored multi-drug-resistant bacteria, according to the New York Times.

Technology Review reports that eGenesis is testing whether organs from genetically modified pigs can be transplanted into monkeys.

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