“All your X’s live in Texas” A&M AgriLife

Howdy, We at Texas A&M AgriLife Genomics & Bioinformatics Service (TxGen) are dedicated to providing exceptional value and results. We are introduce the Illumina NovaSeq X Plus system—the newest powerhouse in genomic sequencing to current and future clients. Imagine cutting-edge technology that slashes the cost by 50% compared to our previous flagship systems (NovaSeq 6000) Read more about “All your X’s live in Texas” A&M AgriLife[…]

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)[…]

Illumina Videos and interview

Illumina Inc. highlighted the work AgriLife and TxGen in the videos below (>6,200 views) Agriculture Throughout the World is Benefiting from the Latest NGS Technologies- interview with Dr. Johnson Sequencing Complex Plant Genomes at Texas A&M AgriLife https://youtu.be/eecnhlhAn9w Empowering Agrigenomics Across the Globe https://youtu.be/UfBR6FJnQ_o Featured 2019 PAG video https://youtu.be/wSFtVRHe5-k Using the iSeq™ 100 Sequencing System Read more about Illumina Videos and interview[…]

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[…]

Launching new NovaSeq Service. up to 40% reduction in cost of sequencing

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. We were named a Center of Excellence by PerkinElmer.  Read more about Launching new NovaSeq Service. up to 40% reduction in cost of sequencing[…]

Twitter Feed Week of Feb 20,1019

https://twitter.com/BioMath/status/1091469530126270464 Dr. Crossa from @CIMMYT talking about Deep Learning applied to Genomic Selection at the Texas A&M Plant Breeding Symposium 2019 @PBsymposium #TAMUPBS19 pic.twitter.com/sUpimSuxSj — Marcel Brun (@BrunMarcel) February 21, 2019 https://twitter.com/BioMath/status/1096799241824075777 "Genome sequencing is routine in the same way that U.S. Navy routinely lands planes on aircraft carries. Yes, a good, organized crew does 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[…]