NGS Webinar June I 2024

Ana Conesa is one of the leading specialists in RNA transcript isoform sequencing. She and her partners pioneered the implementation of novel longread Sequencing technologies – both PacBio and Oxford Nanopore – to explore their use in addressing pressing questions in RNA Biology. By establishing well-curated lab protocols, and developing novel bioinformatics tools, she and… Continue reading NGS Webinar June I 2024

Explain Podast Special Episode 3

In this Explain Podcast special episode we explore the PhiX bacteriophage and its role in sequencing the first DNA-based genome, as well as unique molecular modifiers and something sequencing definitely always needs: quality control. Find it on Spotify or Deezer Supported by the West German Genome Center and Next Generation Sequencing Competence Network, we’re dedicated to discuss… Continue reading Explain Podast Special Episode 3

New Funding for WGGC

The West German Genome Center (WGGC) will be funded by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen in 2024-2025. The WGGC was founded in 2019 as a joint competence center for state-of-the-art genome sequencing between the Universität zu Köln, the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn and the Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf while also working closely with other partners such as the Deutsches Zentrum für Neurodegenerative Erkrankungen (DZNE) in… Continue reading New Funding for WGGC

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Explain Podcast Episode 4 is out!

In this Explain Podcast episode explore with us Iontorrent sequencing – how this technique works? Is it still used and where? Which ions are we talking about and where they come from? and more… Find it on Spotify or Deezer Supported by the West German Genome Center and Next Generation Sequencing Competence Network, we’re dedicated to discuss… Continue reading Explain Podcast Episode 4 is out!

Listen to the Explain Podcast Teaser!

Are you curious about the technology that largely contributes to our present & future? Look no further! The Explain Podcast TEASER is out&about! In this short preview, we offer a sneak peek into the world of the next generation sequencing. We highlight its potential to transform the way we live, work, and play. It’s the… Continue reading Listen to the Explain Podcast Teaser!

BD Single-Cell Multiomics Day – Join us on 21st March in Bonn and Online!

The seminar aims to provide insights into the latest technologies in scRNAseq and multiomics, which are essential to understand gene regulation and single-cell heterogeneity. The program includes an introduction to single-cell multiomics with the BD Rhapsody™ analysis system, insights from the system in real-life applications, and exploring COVID-19 at a single-cell resolution. The speakers are… Continue reading BD Single-Cell Multiomics Day – Join us on 21st March in Bonn and Online!

Bio Data Science Evening in Düsseldorf

When: Tuesday, 11th of October | 17:00-18:00 CESTWhere: O.A.S.E. (University Hospital Düsseldorf) Dr. rer. nat. Alexander Lang will share with us “Multiple single cell sequencing methodsfor multimodal characterization of cardiovascular disease” … and afterwards we will have an amazing opportunity for a “meet & greet” networking time – till 20:00! Snacks and drinks will be provided… Continue reading Bio Data Science Evening in Düsseldorf

NGS-CN Autumn School 2022

UPDATE: You can find here the full schedule of the online training.Last minute registration requests should be addressed to  Maximilian Krause maximilian.krause1 [AT] tu-dresden {dot} de, please note that only valid institutional email addresses can be accepted. The Next Generation Sequencing Competence Network and the SIG1 are happy to announce our Autumn School on NGS, with… Continue reading NGS-CN Autumn School 2022

The DFG extended the NGS-CN

We are delighted to announce that the DFG decided to further support NGS research in Germany and the NGS-CN is extended for two additional years. We will keep providing NGS services and expertise until the end of 2023, and there will be additional DFG sequencing calls. Stay tuned for more information on the new calls!