Tag Archives: high-throughput sequencing

Stability of the human gut microbiota

The work of Dr. Gordon and colleagues has generated a lot of excitementabout the gut microbiome and its impact on health and disease, and their recent work is no different. After a first read, this substantial Science paper (see link in … Continue reading

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From FASTA file to microbiome profile: making sense of marker data

You’ve successfully turned your clinical or environmental DNA sample into a plethora of sequence information and you’re starting to analyze it with starry-eyed optimism. Or perhaps, you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed and aren’t sure where to start. Not to worry, … Continue reading

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Microbial Sequencing 101: From bench-top to FASTA file

Are you itching to know what secrets lay in the nucleic acid of your favourite microbe? Are you curious in learning how to go from an environmental/clinical sample to revealing its microbial composition? On Friday July 13th from 12PM to 1PM … Continue reading

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