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hla typing

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…
The future of genomics in the clinical market
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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…
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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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
TruSeq Amplicon Cancer Panel

Benefits of TruSeq Amplicon – Cancer Panel In Cancer Research

The average prescription-grade drug takes a decade of research and billions of dollars in funding in order to reach the market. Combined with the rate at which new and rare diseases continue to be discovered, this leaves pharmaceutical companies…
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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…
Next Generation Sequencing

The Myth of Whole Genome Sequencing

We talk with many pharmaceutical and healthcare providers who want to understand the world of "pharmacogenomics". Pharmacogenomics is the study of how genes affect a person's response to prescribed drugs. Today, we effectively create drugs for…
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…