Capacity to processing 50,000 DNA Samples a year

Our army of amazing PerkinElmer, Inc. robots have arrived! With a capacity to process 50,000 samples a year. In combination with our Illumina NovaSeq system (Illumina’s first agricultural focused NovaSeq site) we now have an even larger capacity to support agriculture research from across Texas A&M AgriLife, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University System, and Read more about Capacity to processing 50,000 DNA Samples a year[…]

NGS analysis workshops come to Aggieland

Next set of NGS analysis courses comes to Texas A&M University, covering introduction, RNA-Seq, assembly, metagenomics and genotyping in collaboration between TxGen and TAMU HPRC. Outstanding instructors and a great group of students 👏👏👏 .  Whoop for all the Aggies with the new rings on Ring day. R class next week. Organized by Noushin Ghaffari, Read more about NGS analysis workshops come to Aggieland[…]

#1 Software Carpentry workshop at Texas A&M University

25 Texas A&M faculty & students use their Spring Break to attend the first Software Carpentry workshop at Texas A&M University. The workshop was taught by A&M instructors. Instructors: Noushin Ghaffari, Anna Dabrowski, Ramalingam Saravanan Helpers: David Bapst, Jian Tao, Michael Dickens The attendees learned best practices for scientific programing. Participants from across the University, Read more about #1 Software Carpentry workshop at Texas A&M University[…]

Latest crop improvement technology coming to Texas A&M AgriLife Research

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife Research is investing in the future of rapid crop design with improved traits through the deployment of two new labs and a half-million dollar seed grant program to jump-start the process. “We are pleased to announce a new funding opportunity that focuses on building a pipeline for genome editing Read more about Latest crop improvement technology coming to Texas A&M AgriLife Research[…]

Recruiting key leadership position within AgriLife TxGen

Recruiting for a key leadership position as part of our new Illumina NovaSeq service team. We are looking to fill a critical need within our facility for a senior person with experience in NGS research, loves working with people, and has had experience in industry or a leadership position in an academic research service.  Apply Read more about Recruiting key leadership position within AgriLife TxGen[…]

New Recent Publications

Bin Tian, Shichen Wang, Timothy C. Todd, Charles D. Johnson, Guiliang Tang, and Harold N. Trick Genome-wide identification of soybean microRNA responsive to soybean cyst nematodes infection by deep sequencing. BMC Genomics 2017. 2 August 2017 18:572 https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-017-3963-4 Link David L. Oldeschulte, Yvette A. Halley, Miranda L. Wilson, Eric K. Bhattarai, Wesley Brashear, Joshua Hill, Richard Read more about New Recent Publications[…]

PoreCampUSA17 Twitter Feed

New blog post! Very helpful @nanopore Q&A session from June 2017 #porecampusa @txresearch https://t.co/Qez1i0mG4e — Lisa K. Johnson (@monsterbashseq) February 1, 2018 Q&A at Porecamp TAMU, June 2017: From the Ebola Outbreak to Sequencing on Mars #PoreCampUSA 2017 and @nanopore make the local TV news @pathogenomenick @Scalene @BioMickWatson @mattloose @DrT1973 https://t.co/jq1wK3v5vD — Charlie Johnson (@BioMath) June Read more about PoreCampUSA17 Twitter Feed[…]

PoreCamp USA

In collaboration with CVM, we are putting a short course on a minION sequencing (handheld sequencer).  Five of the top researchers working in this area will be coming to College Station in June and we are now in the process of recruiting students. http://www.txgen.tamu.edu/porecamp_usa/ PoreCamp is part of the PoreCamp series,  This series was founded Read more about PoreCamp USA[…]