New NovaSeq Pricing (Oct, 2019)

In our continuing commitment to the Aggie core value of excellence, Texas A&M AgriLife Genomic and Bioinformatics Service is pleased to announce our new NovaSeq pricing. We have recently added a 2nd Illumina NovaSeq system to our facility. As a consequence, we are able to offer researchers a significant reduction in the cost of sequencing.  Read more about New NovaSeq Pricing (Oct, 2019)[…]

Come Celebrate with Us

Come Celebrate! October 29th, 2019 The Genomics and Bioinformatics Service (TxGen), part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, celebrates its 10th year of service to the Texas A&M community, Texas, and scientists around the world with the opening of our new sequencing and bioinformatics facility in the Texas A&M West Campus Research Park. You are invited Read more about Come Celebrate with Us[…]

TxGen Moving Back to Campus

We are in the process of packing and moving into our new facilities at the Texas A&M Reserach Park, Centeq Building. Please excuse any delays in responding to your emails. We expect to be back to normal operations by the first week in May. Building Address: New Address for TxGen Room 250 Centeq Building A Read more about TxGen Moving Back to Campus[…]

Twitter Feed Week of Feb 20,1019

2018 was a landmark sequencing year for @TXGEN and this year is shaping up to be even bigger. We added a 2nd @illumina NovaSeq to meet the growing demand and in collaboration with @PerkinElmer_AG are slashing total sequencing project costs by 40%, or more for 2019. — Charlie Johnson (@BioMath) February 1, 2019 Dr. Read more about Twitter Feed Week of Feb 20,1019[…]

Second 2-Day Official Software Carpentry Workshop at Texas A&M University

Howdy! We are pleased to invite you to the second 2-day Official Software Carpentry Workshop at Texas A&M University. Texas A&M AgriLife Genomics and Bioinformatics Service, TAMU High Performance Research Computing, TAMU Libraries, TAMU Departments of Atmospheric Sciences, ECE and EEB Departments are collaborating to organize and hold this workshop. This hands-on workshop is an Read more about Second 2-Day Official Software Carpentry Workshop at Texas A&M University[…]

Fall Bioinformatics/HPC short course series

We are pleased to announce our fall bioinformatics/HPC short course series, offered by TAMU HPRC and Agrilife Genomics and Bioinformatics Service. The short courses will start with introduction to Linux/Unix (Friday September 7), followed by introduction to the Ada/Terra systems that have most of bioinformatics tools already installed and ready for you to use. Please Read more about Fall Bioinformatics/HPC short course series[…]

AgSeq comes to Texas A&M AgriLife Research

Texas A&M, PerkinElmer create leading public agriculture, life sciences genome platform April 25, 2018 Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, Contact: Dr. Charlie Johnson, 979-862-3287, COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and their internationally recognized Genomics and Bioinformatics Service are poised to change the face of agriculture-focused genomics. Dr. Charlie Johnson, director of the Read more about AgSeq comes to Texas A&M AgriLife Research[…]

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 and life science researchers from across Texas A&M AgriLife, Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Read more about Capacity to processing 50,000 DNA Samples a year[…]