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2011-12-21 10:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambry Genetics, a global leader in clinical diagnostics and genomic services, announced today that they have officially launched their Illumina MiSeq Next-Gen sequencing services. Ambry Genetics has been an early adapter of Illumina sequencing systems since 2007 and has extensive experience as a Certified Service Provider processing thousands of samples. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110307/LA59848LOGO) The Illumina...

2011-12-08 07:00:00

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) today announced the presentation of the first-of-its-kind clinical outcomes study for biomarker discovery applying next generation sequencing (NGS) for whole transcriptome profiling of archival formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) tumor specimens. Results presented at the 2011 CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium demonstrate that a proprietary RNA-Seq method developed at the company is...

2011-09-20 12:52:26

BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, reported that they have achieved optimization RNA-Seq (Quantification) library construction with total RNA inputs as low as 100 ng. This breakthrough enables the application of RNA-Seq (Quantification) technology to experimental designs utilizing samples derived from small numbers of cells, such as those widely used in pharmaceutical research, cancer research, and immunology. RNA-Seq (Quantification), a version of Next Generation Sequencing...

2011-06-27 07:20:00

HOPKINTON, Mass. and GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: CALP) today announced a collaboration with Edge BioSystems, Inc., an innovative sequencing service provider based in Gaithersburg, Md. EdgeBio and Caliper will co-develop automated protocols for the 5500xl, SOLiD 4, and Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine (PGM) systems on Caliper's Sciclone® NGS Workstation, and will initially focus on sample preparation for exome,...

2011-06-10 00:00:31

LC Sciences, a life sciences company leading the development of innovative microRNA (miRNA) analysis and discovery technologies, announced today the publication of over 250 peer-reviewed studies using the company's microarray service for analyzing miRNA expression profiles. These studies, by leading researchers in the field, represent significant steps toward realizing these small regulatory RNA's potential as biomarkers and therapeutic targets. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 LC...

2011-05-31 06:30:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) today announced it is now shipping the Ion Total RNA-Seq Kit for the Ion Personal Genome Machine (PGM(TM)) sequencer, a solution that provides a fast, affordable, easy-to-use alternative to microarrays for transcript expression analysis. The Ion PGM sequencer puts RNA-Seq within the reach of any lab, enabling scientists to get far more accurate and comprehensive data than microarrays can provide...

2011-03-31 06:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clontech Laboratories, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takara Bio Inc., today announced the launch of its SMARTer Ultra Low RNA Kit for Illumina Sequencing, which was developed in collaboration with Illumina, Inc. This kit uses a modified version of Clontech's patented SMART(TM) (Switching Mechanism at 5' End of RNA Template) technology to facilitate transcriptome analysis from as little as 100 pg of input RNA. Carol Lou, General...

2011-03-15 05:00:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 15, 2011 - Ingenuity® Systems, a leading provider of information and analytics solutions for life science researchers, today announced new features to support RNA-Sequencing workflows and microRNA research in IPA®. Processed RNA-Seq datasets can now be uploaded directly into IPA and analyzed in the context of pathways and diseases for a rich biological interpretation of the data. This helps researchers quickly and accurately...

2011-02-23 06:30:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: LIFE) today announced that the Ion 318 semiconductor sequencing chip will be available for early access in September of this year, complete with RNA-Seq kits and analysis software, providing up to 1Gb of data output - 100 times more than the original Ion 314 chip introduced two months ago with the Ion Personal Genome Machine (PGM(TM)) sequencer. (Logo:...

2011-01-27 07:00:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif. and HOPKINTON, Mass., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NuGEN Technologies, Inc. and Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP) today announced a co-marketing agreement for the development of automated methods for next generation sequencing sample preparation on Caliper's Sciclone® NGS Workstation. The collaboration aims to enable researchers to leverage NuGEN's Ovation® and Encore(TM) reagent solutions on Caliper's liquid handling...