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London Calling: Live first-time sequencing of the Fever Tree - the plant that some say has saved millions of lives from malaria

22nd May 2019

Today, the annual London Calling conference starts. 600 attendees from all over the world have converged on Old Billingsgate to discuss all things nanopore, to hear 87 speakers and read ...

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GrandOmics collaborates with Oxford Nanopore to deliver dbSV-100k, a project to sequence 100,000 affordable nanopore long-read human genomes

25th April 2019

Strategic collaboration between two organisations represents largest nanopore sequencing project to date, capitalising on recent developments bringing ultra-high yields with PromethION G...

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The highest throughput yet: PromethION breaks the 7 Terabase mark

16th April 2019

The PromethION 48 (P48) achieved over 7 Terabases in a single experiment at Oxford Nanopore this week. The 48 flow cells were run in parallel and basecalled in real time. This takes full...

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ECCMID: An Oxford Nanopore guide to ECCMID

11th April 2019

If you're in Amsterdam this weekend for ECCMID 2019, please do come and say hello at booth 1.23. PromethION, GridION, MinION and Flongle will be on display and we're bringing a range o...

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Nanopore sequencing for rapid, intelligent food safety testing

25th March 2019

Foodborne contaminants cause 9.4M illnesses in the United States each year; the average recall costs food manufacturers $15M per incident. Salmonella alone causes one million of these ill...

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New ‘R10’ nanopore released into early access

13th March 2019

R10 is a new design of nanopore, with a longer barrel and dual reader head. This week it is being released from internal use into an early access programme. A small number of nanopore u...

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Oxford Nanopore launches Flongle, for rapid, smaller DNA/RNA sequencing tests in any environment

12th March 2019

Oxford Nanopore has today made Flongle starter packs available to purchase, after initial testing in an early-access programme. Flongle introduces a new paradigm of smaller, on-demand DN...

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Nanopore Digest: 28th February 2019

5th March 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 Digest: 14th February 2019

18th February 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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Oxford Nanopore prevails against PacBio in decision by US Court of Appeal that upholds ITC ruling

12th February 2019

- Decision defeats attempts by PacBio to prevent Oxford Nanopore from selling its technology in the US - Oxford Nanopore announces that the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to...

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RNA sequencing transformed: Oxford Nanopore introduces new cDNA Sequencing Kits

4th February 2019

New generation direct cDNA and PCR-cDNA 109 Kits provide full-length cDNA transcripts at high yields. Oxford Nanopore has launched new ‘109’ cDNA Kits for its real-time, scalable sequenc...

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Interview: The SG-NEx project: nanopore long-read RNA-sequencing of human cancer cell lines

31st January 2019

Webinar date: Thursday 28th February (pre-recorded on 21st February) Time: 12pm EST/5pm GMT/9am PST Speaker: Jonathan Göke, Genome Institute of Singapore (A*STAR) Jonathan Göke is a...

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Interview: Transcriptome of an agricultural pest delineated by Oxford Nanopore RNA-Seq

25th January 2019

Webinar date: Thursday 14th February Time: 12pm EST/5pm GMT/9am PST Speaker: Anthony Bayega, McGill University, Canada Anthony Bayega is currently completing a PhD at McGill University...

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PromethION 24 and PromethION 48 now available

24th January 2019

We are pleased to announce that PromethION 24 and PromethION 48 are now available to order in the nanopore store. PromethION offers high throughput, long-read, real-time, direct nanopore ...

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Oxford Nanopore prevails in patent ruling against Pacific Biosciences

22nd January 2019

Today the European Patent Office revoked Pacific Biosciences patent EP3045542 with claims to a single molecule sequencing process wherein two strands of DNA are linked by a connecting nuc...

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‘Field Kit’ launched by Oxford Nanopore, enabling shipping and storage of sequencing preparation kits without reliance on cold chain

16th January 2019

Our goal is to enable the analysis of any living thing, by any person, in any environment. As part of that process we want to make it easier to send consumables and perform experiments i...

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18 highlights from 2018 (and a New Year quiz)

31st December 2018

Last week, as the year was coming to a close, we were discussing some of our highlights of 2018. It made us realise how much breakthrough science has come out of the nanopore community t...

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Clive G Brown: Nanopore Community Meeting 2018 talk

29th November 2018

Clive G Brown, CTO of Oxford Nanopore, gave a tech update talk at the Nanopore Community Meeting. You can watch the talk here, or digest the tweets, including links and pictures here. ...

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Nanopore Community Meeting 2018 - Day 2 writeup

29th November 2018

Plenary: Michael Schatz Opening day 2 of the Nanopore Community Meeting 2018, Michael Schatz, Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Computer Science and Biology at Johns Hopki...

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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 Oxf...

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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 l...

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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 Profes...

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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 techno...

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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 te...

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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)...

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