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Nanopore Community Meeting 2018 - Day 1 writeup

28th November 2018

After the conclusion of the action from day one of the Nanopore Community Meeting 2018 in San Francisco, here's a detailed roundup of the talks! For more information on the talk by Oxford Nanopor...

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Interview: Genome Insights enabling crop innovation using PromethION

13th November 2018

Date: Tuesday 20th November Time: 3pm GMT Speaker: Alexander Wittenberg, KeyGene After completing his PhD at the Lab of Plant Breeding in 2007, Alexander Wittenberg joined KeyGene, a leading crop...

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Interview: Maize genome complexity traversed with Oxford Nanopore Technology

5th November 2018

Frontline Genomics Webinar Date: Thursday 8th November Time: 10am PST/1pm EST/6pm GMT Speaker: Todd P. Michael, PhD, Professor and Director of Informatics, JCVI Todd Michael is Professor and Dir...

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Nanopore Community Meeting (28-29 Nov) will feature talks from CTO Clive G. Brown, 50 users of nanopore sequencing. Get your ticket now!

2nd November 2018

The 4th Nanopore Community meeting will be held 28-29 November in San Francisco, with a workshop on 27th November. Browse the agenda and book your place. What to expect Nanopore technology update...

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Oxford Nanopore evening seminar at American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG): brief summary

22nd October 2018

At this year's ASHG, nanopore data was presented in a total of 26 talks/posters, read this ASHG guide for more information. In the evening, Oxford Nanopore hosted a seminar and gave a technical upd...

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Amgen invests £50 million ($66 million) in Oxford Nanopore Technologies

18th October 2018

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and OXFORD, England (Oct. 18, 2018). Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd. today announced Amgen’s equity investment of £50 million ($66 million) in Oxford ...

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ASHG: An Oxford Nanopore guide to ASHG

16th October 2018

If you are in San Diego at this week's ASHG meeting, please come and visit us at booth 435. We will have PromethION, GridION and MinION on display and a range of technology and application experts ...

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MinIT is out - an analysis and device control accessory to enable powerful, real-time DNA/RNA sequencing by anyone, anywhere

10th October 2018

MinIT, a rapid analysis and device control accessory for nanopore DNA sequencing, is now arriving with genomics researchers. Scientists will use it to run the MinION DNA/RNA sequencer, opening up ...

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Interview: Human genome sequencing on PromethION: characterisation of structural variants and repetitive regions

9th October 2018

Frontline Genomics Webinar Date: Thursday 11th October Time: 4pm BST/5pm CEST Speakers: Arne De Roeck & Wouter De Coster Arne De Roeck and Wouter De Coster are currently completing t...

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Oxford Nanopore releases ‘Rev D’ flow cells, enabling increase in data yields

5th October 2018

Oxford Nanopore has released a new version of MinION and GridION flow cells that include the new ‘Rev D’ ASIC. The new release extends the amount of time that flow cells can be used for DNA sequen...

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International Space Station update: direct RNA sequencing in space

30th August 2018

Photo (composite) courtesy of NASA Johnson Space Center This week, for the first time, direct RNA sequencing (mapping the order of bases on a native strand of RNA) has been successfully carried out...

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PromethION in the wild 2: data yield continues to climb

9th August 2018

PromethION, Oxford Nanopore’s highest throughput sequencing device, became commercially available after an early access phase, in May 2018. Since then users have been ramping up their efforts to set...

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GrandOmics becomes the first certified PromethION service provider in China 

2nd July 2018

GrandOmics, a company based in China, has become the first in China and the second in the world to be certified to provide PromethION DNA sequencing services using Nanopore technology. GrandOmics a...

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Clive G Brown: CTO plenary from London Calling

30th May 2018

In May 2018, 600 people gathered at Old Billingsgate in London to share their experiences of nanopore sequencing. Clive G Brown, CTO of Oxford Nanopore, gave a plenary that described recent advances...

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London Calling: Day 2 (afternoon) writeups

27th May 2018

A blog summarising presentations from the London Calling Conference, May 2018. Thanks for visiting our writeup page. We'll continue to update it over the coming days so please check back soon! Pl...

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London Calling: Day 2 (morning) writeups

25th May 2018

Thanks for visiting this page - please come back soon as we will continue to load content throughout the day Day 2 of London Calling was opened by CEO Gordon Sanghera, who showed Matt Loose's entir...

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London Calling: Day 1 (afternoon) writeups

24th May 2018

A blog summarising presentations from the London Calling Conference, May 2018. Thanks for visiting our London Calling writeup page. We'll continue to update it over the coming days so please check ...

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London Calling: Day 1 (morning) writeups

24th May 2018

The annual London Calling conference kicked off today at Old Billingsgate in the City of London. This blog contains writeups of many of the talks, or you can also follow the action at Twitter on #n...

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First PromethION service provider announced at London Calling

24th May 2018

At the opening of today's London Calling conference, Oxford Nanopore Technologies today announced KeyGene as the first certified PromethION service provider. In KeyGene’s aim to deliver the highest ...

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Public health teams in Madagascar pioneer use of portable, real time DNA sequencing to fight drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB)

23rd May 2018

Antananarivo, Oxford, New York, Cambridge. Scientists in Madagascar have for the first time performed DNA sequencing in-country using novel, portable technology to rapidly identify the bacteria re...

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New MinKNOW: software release makes nanopore sequencing better and easier

10th May 2018

Today, we released an updated version of the software that drives our MinION, GridION and PromethION sequencing devices. The new software is designed to improve performance, make the technology easi...

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Oxford Nanopore announces favourable outcome in UK and German patent litigation against Pacific Biosciences

9th May 2018

Oxford Nanopore and Pacific Biosciences have agreed to discontinue UK and German litigation. In the settlement, Oxford Nanopore agreed not to sell its 2D kits in UK and Germany. 2D is, in any case, ...

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Longer and longer: DNA sequence of more than two million bases now achieved with nanopore sequencing.

4th May 2018

The first >2Mb DNA sequence (more than two million DNA bases in one continuous sequence) has been reported using Oxford Nanopore sequencing technology. The read was reported in a manuscript publ...

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Nanopore service providers update: three new providers, and more

24th April 2018

With the addition of three new service providers, we recap some of the work that is underway around the world by labs offering nanopore sequencing as a service. KeyGene KeyGene is the...

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"Flu virus finally sequenced in its native form" using nanopore technology

20th April 2018

The unique direct RNA sequencing method available with Oxford Nanopore technology has been featured in many publications, including a recent Nature Methods front cover in which the authors noted ...

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