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 Empowering Agrigenomics Across the Globe Featured 2019 PAG video 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[…]

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 Dr. Crossa from @CIMMYT talking about Deep Learning applied to Genomic Selection at the Texas A&M Plant Breeding Symposium 2019 @PBsymposium #TAMUPBS19 — Marcel Brun (@BrunMarcel) February 21, 2019 "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[…]

Spring 2019 Bioinformatics Training

Texas A&M AgriLife Genomics and Bioinformatics Service (TxGene) and the Texas A&M University High Performance Research Computing (HPRC) are offering four bioinformatics short courses. Limited seating is available and registration is required. These short courses are free of charge and available to anyone at Texas A&M. Topic: Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing, Dr. Michael Dickens Read more about Spring 2019 Bioinformatics Training[…]