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At the 2016 Festival of Genomics, Showing Off our NGS Products

Next week the Festival of Genomics returns to Boston, and the Kapa Biosystems team is already looking forward to attending. This alt-conference energizes us with its unusual mix of topics and speakers, as well as events like an all-scientist play or a NASA seminar. We’ll... More

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NGS

Solving the FFPE Problem: Scientists Coax High-Quality Results from Low-Quality Samples

NGS expert Brian Walker is helping to bring personalized treatment to cancer patients. Along the way, he built a pipeline using library prep kits from Kapa Biosystems to generate high-quality sequencing results from even the most degraded FFPE samples. For scientists trying to usher genomics... More

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Gearing Up for AACR 2016

This month, we’ll be joining thousands of scientists flocking to the land of jazz and po’boys for the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR 2016). Taking place in New Orleans from April 16 to 20, this conference is one of the... More

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Company News

Join Us at PAG 2016 for an NGS and Genotyping Workshop

This year’s 24th annual International Plant and Animal Genome meeting in San Diego gives us more than a welcome break from winter: PAG is the premier event for agbio researchers, and we always enjoy getting a chance to see old friends and meet new ones.... More

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NGS

New Microbiome Data Supports Benefits of PCR-Free Library Construction

In a new publication from Human Longevity, Inc., the J. Craig Venter Institute, and the University of California, San Diego, scientists report the evaluation of several DNA library preparation methods for NGS-based microbiome studies. In an interview with GenomeWeb, study co-author Marcus Jones said, “The... More