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Interview: Nanopore sequencing in plants: from greenhouse to genome

10th February 2020

Date: Tuesday 18th February Time: 3pm UK time Speaker: Maximilian Schmidt, RWTH Aachen University Maximillian Schmidt is currently completing a PhD at RWTH Aachen University where h...

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Towards real-time targeting, enrichment, or other sampling on nanopore sequencing devices, rather than in the sample prep: adaptive sampling for selective nanopore sequencing

3rd February 2020

Two new papers use real-time nanopore sequencing and the ‘Read Until’ API to show dynamic workflows for targeted sequencing without the need for upfront sample preparation. The papers des...

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200 Oxford Nanopore sequencers have left UK for China, to support rapid, near-sample coronavirus sequencing for outbreak surveillance

31st January 2020

Following extensive support of, and collaboration with, public health professionals in China, Oxford Nanopore has shipped an additional 200 MinION sequencers and related consumables to Ch...

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Blog: Plant genome hybrid assembly with MaSuRCA

15th January 2020

In the first of a new series of blogs from members of the Nanopore Community, Aleksey Zimin from Johns Hopkins University discusses his software MaSuRCA, which uses long nanopore reads to...

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R10.3: the newest nanopore for high accuracy nanopore sequencing – now available in store

13th January 2020

Latest chemistry retains the Q50 accuracy of R10 and provides increased throughput and capture, better raw read accuracy and compatibility with PromethION. Designed to improve on R10, wh...

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Oxford Nanopore appoints John O’Higgins to Board

10th January 2020

Oxford Nanopore is delighted to announce the appointment of John O’Higgins to its Board, as a Non-Executive Director. John was previously CEO of Spectris, the international productivit...

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Oxford Nanopore announces £109.5M ($144.5M) in investment and share sales

2nd January 2020

2 January 2020, Oxford, UK: Oxford Nanopore Technologies has raised £29.3M ($38.6M) in new capital and additionally facilitated the sale of £80.2M ($105.9) in secondary shares, resulting...

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19 highlights from 2019

31st December 2019

Dear all, It’s been another big year for us at Oxford Nanopore – we’ve been thinking a lot about growth. How do we continue to grow the performance of the technology, grow the volume ...

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Large-scale population genomics project announced by Department of Health in Abu Dhabi, using PromethION

10th December 2019

Today, a new, large-scale population genomics project was announced by the Department of Health in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The programme aims to improve the understanding of the genomics of i...

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Nanopore Community Meeting 2019: Day 2

6th December 2019

The second day of the Nanopore Community Meeting 2019 in New York was no less packed than the first, with tonnes of great talks from a huge range of speakers. Here are just a few of the h...

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NCM 2019 technology update from Clive Brown

6th December 2019

Introduction - Clive recaps on how nanopore sequencing works. Sequencing at scale (6:44) - PromethION is a new model for high throughput sequencing. Each of its 48 flow cells can be us...

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Nanopore Community Meeting 2019: Day 1

5th December 2019

The first day of Nanopore Community Meeting 2019 in New York has been a day packed full of talks. Videos and recordings of all the talks will be online soon, but for now, here are a few h...

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Nanopore Digest: 15th November 2019

22nd November 2019

Welcome to the Oxford Nanopore digest - a regular newsletter of updates from the nanopore community. You'll be able to find links to recent publications, presentations and other news. I...

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Population-scale nanopore sequencing provides new insight into role of SVs in human disease

21st November 2019

1,817 human genomes sequenced using nanopore, up to 10x more structural variants per individual genome than generated with short-read sequencing methods. deCODE genetics have used nanopo...

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New! Pore- C: the complete solution for investigating chromosome conformation

12th November 2019

Nanopore sequencing can now be used for investigating chromatin contacts, to identify genome-wide contacts directly, without amplification. Weill Cornell Medicine and Oxford Nanopore hav...

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Interview: Improving the polar bear transcriptome using long-read sequencing and Cas9 depletion

29th October 2019

Date: Thursday 7th October Time: 4pm GMT Speaker: Ashley L. Byrne, University of California, Santa Cruz Ashley is a graduate student researcher working in the Vollmers Lab at Univer...

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Nanopore Digest: 17th October 2019

25th October 2019

Welcome to the Oxford Nanopore digest - a regular newsletter of updates from the nanopore community. You'll be able to find links to recent publications, presentations and other news. I...

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Interview: Old is new: maximizing read lengths and yield for genome assembly

22nd October 2019

Date: Thursday 24th October Time: 4pm UK time Speaker: John Tyson, University of British Columbia Dr John Tyson is a senior research associate in the lab of Professor Terrance Snutc...

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ASHG 2019: An Oxford Nanopore Guide

15th October 2019

Are you in Houston this week for the biggest human genomics conference of the year? Our team would love to hear what you’re working on! You’ll find us at booth 1127 with technology and a...

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Nanopore Digest: 3rd October 2019

15th October 2019

Welcome to the Oxford Nanopore digest - a regular newsletter of updates from the nanopore community. You'll be able to find links to recent publications, presentations and other news. I...

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Nanopore Tech Tour: a round up from Shanghai

27th September 2019

Yesterday the Nanopore Tech Tour landed in Shanghai for another fantastic day of talks, live sequencing demos, tutorials and flow cell loading clinics. Read on for summaries of the tal...

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Nanopore Digest: 19th September 2019

27th September 2019

Welcome to the Oxford Nanopore digest - a regular newsletter of updates from the nanopore community. You'll be able to find links to recent publications, presentations and other news. I...

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Nanopore Tech Tour: a round up from Beijing

26th September 2019

This week, we're hosting the first Nanopore Technology Tour in China. On September 23rd we kicked off in Beijing with an excellent line-up of speakers from the Nanopore Community and a...

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Interview: Long-read sequencing technologies reveal mutations lurking in the “camouflaged” genome

24th September 2019

Date: Tuesday 8th October Time: 4pm BST/11am EDT Speaker: Mark Ebbert, Mayo Clinic Dr. Mark T.W. Ebbert is Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at the Mayo Clinic, USA with a background...

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11 questions about NCM 2019 answered

20th September 2019

With only 11 weeks to go until we meet in New York City, here are 11 things you may be wondering about the Nanopore Community Meeting (and 11 reasons we’d love to see you there): Su...

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