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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…
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,…
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…
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 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…
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…
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…