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MinION: Oxford NanoPore’s DNA Sequencing Innovation

By |2019-04-03T21:38:14+00:00January 24th, 2018|

Adventures with MinION Part I: Understanding ONT's DNA sequencing technology The 50th anniversary of the historic double helix DNA model came three years after the completion of the Human Genome Project (HGP).  Providing industrialized methods of DNA sequencing, this project lead the way for the development of Next-Gen sequencing (NGS). The development of high through-put [...]

Announcing gene synthesis course March 8-13 2015

By |2019-02-06T19:38:49+00:00December 2nd, 2014|

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering our gene synthesis course again in the spring 2015. Gene synthesis technologies are rapidly changing research paradigms in molecular biology. The purpose of this course is to provide students a practical understanding of gene synthesis. This training will help student integrate gene synthesis in their [...]

Introduction to GenoCAD Webinar presented by OpenHelix

By |2019-02-06T19:42:57+00:00March 25th, 2014|

The Peccoud Lab, based at Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, is sponsoring a free webinar on GenoCAD, presented by OpenHelix on Thursday, March 27th, at 18:00 p.m. UTC/2:00 p.m. ET/11:00 a.m. PT. GenoCAD is a Computer-Assisted Design application for synthetic biology projects, which was developed by the Peccoud Lab at Virginia Tech and supported by the National [...]

GenoCAD Tutorial at ICSB (August 29, 2013)

By |2019-02-06T19:43:17+00:00June 25th, 2013|

Systems and synthetic biology are cross-fertilizing each other in unexpected but very productive ways. For several years ICSB has included synthetic biology sessions. Many keynote speakers are known for their work in synthetic biology or at the interface between synthetic and systems biology. This tutorial will give ICSB participant an opportunity to practice synthetic biology [...]

First data set published on Figshare

By |2019-02-06T19:43:55+00:00January 21st, 2013|

Publishing my first data set on Figshare Putting it together I had read about Figshare for several months thinking that I should find ways of experimenting with this new media. The opportunity presented itself when we were looking for a way to share data sets with students taking GenoCAD tutorials. We developed a training set [...]