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The Sequencing Center Now Offers Long-Read Sequencing Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Collins, Colorado, 10/12/2020 - The Sequencing Center, a genome sequencing service provider for biological and clinical research, announced today that it will offer long-read sequencing services to supplement its…
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How Did We Discover a Novel HLA Allele?

Intro One of the pleasures of owning a genomics company is assisting client researchers with new discoveries.  Recently, one of our clients completed an 11-loci, 4-field HLA typing project for a clinical trial project.  Using Illumina Next…
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HLA Susceptibility in SARS-CoV-2

Intro Nguyen et al. recently published a paper "Human leukocyte antigen susceptibility map for SARS-CoV-2" in the Journal of Virology  Using in-silico methods, they assessed the binding affinities of MHC Class I alleles (HLA-A, HLA-B,…
Multiplexed samples reduces cost

Cost Savings with Multiplex Samples

Multiplex Sequencing Multiplexing is a method of combining two or more samples in a single sequencing run.  Multiplexing can increase the throughput of sequencing runs and save money at the same time. Conceptually, multiplexing is a fairly…

Gene Panel Design: ACMG Standards

The Paper Bean et al. recently published a report "Diagnostic gene sequencing panels: from design to report - a technical standard of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)" that provides technical standards for the…
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The Cost of HLA Typing

At The Sequencing Center, one of the main services that we provide to pharmaceutical, academic, and clinical researchers is HLA Typing. HLA Typing (human leukocyte antigen) is most commonly leveraged for matching patients and donors for bone…

Sequencing Made Simple – Celebrating 3 Years of Business

We've just hit the 3-year business mark, and what an incredible third year it's been.  Thanks to the continued business of our clients we've been able to deliver more genome sequencing services with better prices to continue our mission towards…

Bacteriophage DNA Extraction Protocol

We routinely perform bacteriophage whole genome sequencing.  However, we do not currently offer phage DNA extraction services.  Instead, researchers perform phage DNA extraction at their own facilities and then ship purified gDNA to our sequencing…
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The Sequencing Center Now Offers Human Whole Genome Sequencing Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Collins, Colorado, 05/6/2019 - The Sequencing Center, a genome sequencing provider for biological and clinical research, announced today that it will provide human whole genome sequencing (WGS) services for genomic…
The Ultimate Guide to Genome Sequencing
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With 510% Revenue Growth Powered by Pfizer, Eli Lilly, and USDA, The Sequencing Center Sets Eyes on Larger $9B Genetics Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Collins, Colorado, 01/10/2019 - The Sequencing Center, a genome sequencing provider for biological and clinical research, announced a year-over-year revenue growth of 510%. Throughout the year, The Sequencing Center…
Genome Expression Sequencing

The Influence of Genetics on Clinical Research

Like any new technology adoption curve, genome sequencing has gone through the typical hype cycle. We start to leverage a new technology and it becomes massively hyped as the thing that will "change everything" only to realize that we don't…
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Seqing Knowledge Ep.2 – The Future of Genomics in the Clinical Market

Deidre: Welcome to Seqing Knowledge a genomics podcast from The Sequencing Center. I’m your host Deidre Casey, here at The Sequencing Center lab in Fort Collins, Colorado. Each week we'll take a look at genomics-related topics from current…
Giant Leap for Genomics

A Giant Leap for Genomics – Celebrating 2 Years of Business

July 20th, 1969 The world holds its breath as we hear the famous line "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." For so long we stared up at the moon wondering, speculating, and dreaming of a world up there so close, yet out…
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Global HLA Typing Market Study Includes The Sequencing Center as a Top Vendor

As the global HLA Typing market continues to increase in demand, the number of new commercial vendors focusing on HLA Typing has stayed fairly flat relative to growth. In a new market research study conducted by Data Bridge Market Research,…
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Increasing Access to Genome Sequencing for Clinical Diagnostics

As genome sequencing continues to decrease in price and increase in demand, the desire for many clinical organizations to leverage genome sequencing as a clinical diagnostic means continues to get traction. In a recent change, the California…
Seqing Knowledge Episode 1
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Seqing Knowledge Ep.1 – What Kind of Sequencing Do I Need?

  Welcome to the very first podcast of Seqing Knowledge, a genomics podcast from The Sequencing Center. Our goal for this show is to provide our listeners with quick episodes centered around genome sequencing. These episodes will…
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Genome Sequencing Facility Makes Move to Commoditize DNA Extraction By Offering Free DNA Extraction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Collins, Colorado, 5/17/2018 - The Sequencing Center, a next generation genome sequencing company, made a big move today by announcing free DNA extraction for any genome sequencing project that comes through their…
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Genome, Exome… What’s the Difference?

Genome sequencing is all over the news lately, especially with commercial companies offering sequencing to explore a customer's ethnic background, recommended diets and fitness plans, and reveal what kinds of diseases they might potentially…
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Genome Sequencing and the End of Cancer

Modern genomics and biotechnology have blown open doors for research on many diseases once considered a guaranteed death sentence for those who were diagnosed with them. Years ago, the only treatments for a cancerous tumor growth may have been…