NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sometimes it pays to chat with your seatmate on an airplane. When a concerned parent of a child with Lyme disease happened to be seated next to the Translational Genomics Research Institute's director of translational research, Daniel Van Hoff, on a recent flight, a discovered shared interest in improving diagnosis and treatment for the illness ultimately led to a projected half a million dollars in support for a new TGen sequencing-based test for Borrelia species and co-transmitted pathogens.

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Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.

Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.