De novo assembly

De novo assembly is a method for constructing genomes from a…

What Are Unmapped Reads?

One of the most common activities that we perform is the sequence…

Reference Genomes

The goal of many sequencing projects is to identify polymorphisms…

HLA Ambiguous Alleles

In our CareDx TruSight Assign HLA reports, ambiguous alleles…

HLA Nomenclature

The standardized HLA gene and allele nomenclature is managed…

Geneious Variant Call Reports

We often use Geneious to generate SNP/indel variant call reports.…

Can I use one of my sequenced samples as a reference genome?

We are often asked if clients can submit several samples at once…

How to access your sequencing data

When sequencing runs are finished, we automatically upload FastQ…

How to read a TruSight HLA Assign report

We use the CareDx TruSight HLA v2 Sequencing Panel for HLA typing…

Phaster for Bacteriophage Data Analysis

Phaster (http://phaster.ca) is a bioinformatics tool for analyzing…