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Training:
Clonetech NGS sample prep seminar (Weds Sept 2 noon-1PM)

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Noon1 p.m.

Location:

Genomics Building , 1102A
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Description:

SEMINAR: SMARTer® Solutions for Next-Gen Sequencing

 

Presenter: Yi Cheng Chia (Clontech Laboratories, Inc.)

 

Lunch provided!

 

Next-generation sequencing (NGS) has increased our understanding of biological phenomena and human disease by enabling highly sensitive transcriptome analysis across a large dynamic range of RNA expression levels. As NGS applications continue to grow, so do the powerful tools in the suite of Clontech® kits for transcriptome analysis. Patented SMART® technology in these kits utilizes the template-switching activity of reverse transcriptase to enable researchers to analyze their most challenging samples, such as single cells, low-input RNA, noncoding RNA, and RNA from degraded samples. In particular, single-cell RNA-seq is one of the fastest-growing applications of NGS. The SMARTer Ultra™ Low mRNAseq family of products, featuring a highly sensitive, dT-primed design, is the gold standard for single-cell analysis. The newest generation of ultralow input/single-cell mRNA-seq kits takes SMART technology to the next level by incorporating and improving upon the SMART-Seq™2 method and locked nucleic acid (LNA) technology. Additional innovations in SMART technology have produced a ligation-free method for generating ChIP (chromatin immunoprecipitation) sequencing libraries. This seminar will take you on a tour of these new technologies and ongoing research on a variety of NGS applications including single-cell RNA-seq.

 

Genomics Building Auditorium, 1102A

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

12:00 pm–1:00 pm

Lunch will be served after the seminar!!

Co-hosted by the Institute for Integrative Genome Biology

 

All are invited but please RSVP.

 

To RSVP, please contact:

Yi Cheng Chia

Territory Manager

310-924-1743

yicheng_chia@clontech.com

 

Additional Information:

Open to:

General Public

Admission:

Free

Sponsor:

Institute for Integrative Genome Biology


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