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Update from Day 1 of the Nanopore Community Meeting in New York: infectious disease, first human genomes on a MinION, Clive Brown plenary, more

2nd December 2016

Thursday was a busy day at the Nanopore Community meeting in New York. 200 attendees travelled to the Metropolitan Pavilion to listen to plenaries, take part in breakout sessions and view the techno...

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Launch of 16S analysis workflow

30th November 2016

The 16S rRNA gene is present in all bacteria and archaea. Including both consistent and highly variable regions, the gene is ideal for sequence-based identification of these organisms, particularly ...

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Oxford Nanopore participates in Prime Minister's trade delegation to India

7th November 2016

Dr Gordon Sanghera, CEO of Oxford Nanopore, has joined the Prime Minister's trade delegation to India. The trade mission, which takes place over three days in Delhi, is about showcasing the best o...

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Oxford Nanopore responds to the patent lawsuit filed by Pacific Biosciences

3rd November 2016

Oxford Nanopore Technologies, the UK-based company that sells the only nanopore sequencing device, the MinION portable DNA sequencer and is now releasing the high throughput/high sample number Prome...

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Human Genome on a MinION

20th October 2016

Oxford Nanopore announces today the result of our first attempt to sequence a human genome using the portable MinION device. Human Genome Data using nanopore technology will be released soon. In t...

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Upgraded "R9.4" Flow Cells and kits start shipping today

17th October 2016

Oxford Nanopore has started to ship the newest Flow Cells and kits. Visit the Store to order yours.

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VolTRAX Introduction Programme (VIP) – registration was open: 11th October 2016

11th October 2016

VolTRAX is an automated, USB, programmable preparation device designed to make DNA sequencing preparation easy and accessible to anyone, anywhere. VolTRAX was be made available to first users in the...

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PromethION Early Access Programme(PEAP) – early queue nearly full, orders transitioning to Main PEAP this Friday 14th October

11th October 2016

PromethION is the new device from Oxford Nanopore Technologies that is designed to provide on-demand, high-throughput, high –sample number DNA and RNA sequencing. There is no capital cost requiremen...

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Highlights of Clive G Brown's Technical Update

29th September 2016

Clive G Brown, CTO of Oxford Nanopore, gave a technical update on 29th September. If you missed it, you can watch it by registering your details here. Highlights from the talk include: A review of...

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Technical update from Clive Brown, CTO.TODAY 29 September 2016, 3pm BST

29th September 2016

Click here to watch the video of the talk.

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MinION used to identify pathogen and antimicrobial resistance in less than four hours

26th September 2016

A paper published today by researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) uses the MinION DNA sequencer to characterise pathogens and profile antibiotic resistance in infection within four hours...

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Direct RNA sequencing with the MinION: new paper (preprint)

12th August 2016

Oxford Nanopore recently spoke about early work using the MinION and nanopore sensing to perform direct RNA sequencing. This is the first time this has been possible, without needing to make a cDNA ...

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Local basecalling now available, enabling MinION usage in the field

4th August 2016

Users of the MinION have traditionally been able to make use of Oxford Nanopore’s cloud-based analysis platform, EPI2ME, to basecall and analyse their data in real time. Sometimes, however, a consta...

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"Read Until" method published, allows real time 'tasting' of DNA to determine whether to sequence or reject it

25th July 2016

Today, a landmark paper in DNA analysis methods was published in Nature Methods, by Matt Loose at the University of Nottingham. The method, used with real-time nanopore sequencing, enables the user...

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Rapid library prep kit now available: complete your library prep in under ten minutes

19th July 2016

Today we made available in the store a new library preparation kit for DNA sequencing. It is designed for fast preparation of DNA libraries for 1D sequencing, for use with R9 version Flow Cells. T...

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MinION DNA sequencer blasts off to the International Space Station

18th July 2016

At 5.45am this morning the MinION blasted off to the International Space station. Among the payload was the MinION DNA sequencer. Astronaut Kate Rubins will be performing proof of concept experim...

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Witney MP David Cameron performs rapid analysis of antibiotic-resistant bacteria using novel British technology

15th July 2016

Witney MP David Cameron today visited local company Oxford Nanopore Technologies, the company behind the MinION handheld DNA sequencer.  He used the Company’s portable device to analyse a sample co...

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London Calling conf concludes - watch the talks and review the announcements

27th May 2016

The London Calling conference in London has now concluded. More than 250 scientists with an interest in nanopore sequencing gathered to watch plenary talks, review posters, surf the Live Lounge wher...

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Update: New ‘R9’ nanopore for faster, more accurate sequencing, and new ten minute preparation kit

26th May 2016

R9 ‘R9’ is one of many alternative nanopore chemistries that have been in development at Oxford Nanopore. It was recently released in a new flow cell which will replace the previous R7 flow cells....

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Response to O'Neill report on antimicrobial resistance

19th May 2016

The final O'Neill report on antimicrobial resistance has been published today. The report provides disturbing illustrations of the risk of not addressing the global, growing issue of increasing anti...

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Response to litigation

24th February 2016

Oxford Nanopore Technologies, the UK-based company that sells the only nanopore sequencing device, the MinION portable DNA sequencer and is developing the high throughput/ high sample number Prometh...

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Press release: Oxford Nanopore announces £70 million ($109 million) fundraising

21st July 2015

Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd, the UK-based technology company that has designed and produced the world’s first DNA sequencer based on nanopore sensing, making it commercially available in 2014, ...

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Press release: Oxford Nanopore announces £35 million ($59 million) fundraising

12th August 2014

Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd, the UK-based technology company specialising in nanopore-based electronic molecular analysis systems, has raised £35 million ($59 million) in new funding through a ...

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Press release: Oxford Nanopore announces secondary placing, divestment of Illumina

15th November 2013

15 November 2013, Oxford, UK. Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd, the UK-based technology company specialising in nanopore-based electronic molecular analysis systems, has co-ordinated a secondary pla...

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Press release: Oxford Nanopore announces £40 million ($64 million) fundraising

9th October 2013

Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd, the UK-based technology company specialising in nanopore-based electronic molecular analysis systems, has raised £40 million in new funding through a private placem...

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