Seminar will show latest developments in Next Generation Sequencing

​Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) techniques have brought a revolution to genetic research. They have opened up possibilities to address research questions which for scientists of the past would have been unimaginable. In the meantime NGS has become an essential tool in many research fields, e.g., de-novo genome sequencing, comparative genomics or gene expression and gene regulation studies.

​We invite you to take part in this seminar to hear about the latest NGS developments for a broad range of biological applications.


13.30  Short introduction about Shared Research Facilities  
13.35  Fungal Genomics Theo van der Lee
14.00  A footprint of desiccation tolerance in the genome of Xerophyta Mariana Silva Arthur
14.25  Building chromosome assembly of the quinoa genome Robert van Loo
14.50  Developments and synergy of NGS technologies Elio Schijlen
15.15  Questions and discussion  

Next Generation Sequencing

The state-of-the-art Next Generation Sequencing facilities and technology within Wageningen University & Research offers a broad range of technologies including illumina HiSeq & MiSeq, Pacbio Sequel, 10XGenomics, Oxford nanopore and Bionano Genomics. These can be applied to a wide variety of applications including bioinformatics analysis. The equipment makes it possible to sequence complete genomes, transcriptomes, metagenomes or high throughput comparative genomics, transcriptomis and gene regulation analysis within weeks at a fraction of the costs of conventional sequencing technologies.

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​Wageningen University & Research

  Impulse, building number 115
Stippeneng 2
6708 WE Wageningen
+31 317-482828
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