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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Pharmacogenomics
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Pharmacogenomics: Bridging the Innovation Gap in Drug Development

There is a saying in medicine: treat the patient, not the disease. This caveat is commonly preached to new medical residents as a reminder that holistic care is essential and that the same disease process in a different patient is essentially…
Clinical Research Sequencing
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Optimizing Drug Outcomes with Patients through Pharmacogenomics

In the United States, there are approximately 30 million individuals (~10%) living with a rare disease with no known modality. This isn't slowing down either with around 7,000 different types of rare diseases found each day. The unfortunate…
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Enabling Sequencing for Moonshot Initiatives

Being a Colorado located company, we follow the healthcare and biotechnology sector locally closely. In the past few years, there has been an incredibly exciting explosion of medical startups and healthcare investments pumped into Colorado.…
Clinical Research Sequencing
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The Importance of Sequencing Biologic Drugs

It's no secret that developing drugs of any kind isn't an easy process. Between massive R&D efforts, complex clinical trials, long FDA approval times, and strenuous regulatory requirements, it's no wonder drugs cost so much to the end user. With…