cardiovascular sequencing

Getting to the Heart of the Problem with Cardiovascular Sequencing

It’s American Heart Month and while heart disease maintains its reign as the single leading cause of death among both men and women in the US, there is ongoing research to help people live longer and healthier lives. From a genetic standpoint,…
HLA typing

Find Your Perfect Match: Using HLA Typing For Successful Organ Transplants

Within clinical environments, making decisions based on precise and comprehensive data is paramount in practicing high-quality medicine. One of the more complex clinical procedures involves organ transplants. Organ transplant surgery, a high-risk…
genetics and weight loss

Weighing in on Genetics and Weight Loss

It’s that time of year again when every local gym fills with hundreds of new members, resolute that this is the year they finally follow through on their weight loss goals. Getting healthy is arguably the most common New Year’s resolution,…
How to submit a sample for genome sequencing

How to Submit a Sample for Genome Sequencing

At The Sequencing Center, we receive hundreds of samples every month, and while most of the samples are primed and ready for sequencing, it’s easy for our clients to miss some key preparation steps. In order to get the best results from your…
the genome sequencing process
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The Genome Sequencing Process

The process of sequencing a genetic sample can often feel like a confusing and fragmented process, with each individual step being performed by different vendors before finally ending up with a sequenced genome. In fact, it was our frustration…
why you need genome sequencing in clinical research

Why You Need Genome Sequencing in Clinical Research

Clinical research is a tedious process that requires precise data to validate research claims. In its current state, there are many parts of the process that break down for various reasons. Between time constraints, financial resource allocation,…
genome sequencing provider
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What to Look for in a Genome Sequencing Provider

Choosing a good genome sequencing provider can often be tricky to determine up front. There are many vendors in this space that focus on various research areas, making it hard to see if they are a good fit for your project. In order to filter…
genome sequencing for drug discovery
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Why You Need Genome Sequencing in Drug Discovery

It's no secret to anyone in the drug development industry that it's incredibly hard to find potential candidate biomarkers to develop drugs. While much calculation, research, and prudence goes into ensuring the accuracy and assurance of a target…
genome sequencing for clinical trials

Why You Need Genome Sequencing in Clinical Trials

The Challenges of Clinical Trials Working on clinical trials in the pharmaceutical or clinical research field can frequently be a messy process with numerous complications. You can feel blocked and delayed by staggering testing costs and lengthy…
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Genome Sequencing Facility Promises Highly Affordable Pricing and Scalable Sequencing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fort Collins, Colorado, 07/20/2017 -  The Sequencing Center, a next generation genome sequencing company, opened its lab today promising affordable genome sequencing, bioinformatics, and genome data management for…
agrigenomics
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Performing Metagenomic Sequencing and Analysis

A common project type we see at The Sequencing Center is researchers looking to identify what types of organisms are in their samples. Metagenomic sequencing provides these researchers the ability to sequence a general environmental sample,…
Bacterial Genome Sequencing
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Targeting Specific Genes in Bacterial Research

In the new age of genomics, researching specific genes within a genome has become a common focal point of interest. This is prevalent in bacterial research fields primarily because it provides deep insight into specific functions and attributes…
Genome Sequencing
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A Case for Owning End To End Sequencing

As a researcher, we all want to get the highest quality data and accuracy throughout the research process to inform us better. There’s nothing more frustrating than getting half baked data, unclear results, or chasing an insight down a rabbit…
Multiplex Sequencing

Multiplex Sequencing: The Fast and Cost Effective Method

The cost and speed of completing a genome sequencing run is typically the driving force behind any research requiring next generation sequencing. Most organizations have project or departmental budgets that they need to adhere to, which makes…
Genome Expression Sequencing
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Do You Really Need Whole Genome Sequencing

These days whole genome sequencing has almost become a buzzword in the scientific community. A common myth is that in order to get true value out of sequencing, you need to gather data on the whole genome. This has largely been pushed by different…
Bacterial Genome Sequencing

How to Analyze Antibiotic Resistant Genes in Bacteria

A hot area for research is antibiotic resistant genes within bacteria. It's a fairly complicated subject with many challenges in analyzing these types of genes as it requires properly structured data that can be hard to find. In this post, we'll…
Cancer Research

7 Cancer Gene Databases You Need

With any research, it all starts with the data. Cancer is no exception here. The incredible amount of funding that has been pushed into cancer research has produced many different databases that have identified genes that correlate with common…
Bacterial Whole Genome Sequencing

Bacterial Whole Genome Sequencing: Benefits, Advantages, and Outcomes

Researchers are limited only by their imagination and available technological resources, but technology is continuing to gain ground. Over the years, the way knowledge has been pieced together about the function and location of genes has generally…
Clinical Genome Sequencing

Using Genome Sequencing to Ensure Drug Stability

Biologic drug development has the unique challenge of dealing with a live organism that has the ability to change. It's a no brainer that pharmaceutical companies want to ensure that the biologic drug is stable throughout the manufacturing process…
Pharmacogenomics
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5 Common Myths of Genome Sequencing

Having many customers in various fields, we hear a lot of interesting myths that are persistent across each of them. Some come from misguidance of other companies in the sales process, other myths are rooted in legacy in which the landscape…