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Forum: General 03-04-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 802
Posted By brjordan
Question Where are the best catalogs ?

Hello all,

A trivial - but important - question: where do you find the best (concise and up to date) catalogue of sequenced organisms (how many bacteria, vertebrates and so on)?

Thanks
Forum: General 06-17-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,209
Posted By brjordan
Question Scorpion genome sequencing

Hello all,

Some people here are interested in scorpion genome sequencing. Do you know of any ongoing or planned project on this interesting creature (a living fossil, I'm told, so quite...
Forum: General 06-08-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,032
Posted By brjordan
Thanks to all for your helpful bits of...

Thanks to all for your helpful bits of information on this topic. Apparently Illumina is trying to set up a "World Genome Registry" that "will go live in the next few weeks" according to an interview...
Forum: General 05-18-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,032
Posted By brjordan
Question How many (human) sequences?

Some time ago I posted a question about how many (high-speed) sequencers have been sold/installed, with interesting results.

Now a related question: is there a resource where one can find a...
Forum: General 04-16-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,690
Posted By brjordan
Another piece of "numerical" news: Roche...

Another piece of "numerical" news: Roche announces 139 M CHF (~139 M USD) sequencing sales in 2009, based exclusively on the 454 system. If I assume that 50% of this is new machine sales, and a unit...
Forum: General 04-05-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,563
Posted By brjordan
Thumbs up Congratulations to Strob for this very useful...

Congratulations to Strob for this very useful list and for the working links. This is very helpful and informative, good work!
Forum: General 04-05-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,690
Posted By brjordan
You may have noticed a recent item in In Sequence...

You may have noticed a recent item in In Sequence in which Illumina indicate a total of 1,500 installed machines (theirs plus others). See:...
Forum: General 01-22-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,285
Posted By brjordan
To update the list of next-gen papers (by...

To update the list of next-gen papers (by manufacturer): the figure for Helicos (from the company) is six (6) published papers using their technology so far.

Cheers,

Bertrand
Forum: General 01-19-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,285
Posted By brjordan
Hello all, Here are the current results from...

Hello all,

Here are the current results from my survey:

Illumina (answering an email) indicate 515 research papers (excluding reviews) using their system

Roche/454 indeed have a number on...
Forum: General 01-16-2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,285
Posted By brjordan
Question How many NGS papers?

Hello,

Has anybody tried to find out how many papers using next-generation sequencing have been published (preferably excluding reviews, just papers with results)? It is not obvious to do it in...
Forum: Literature Watch 01-14-2010, 05:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 32,685
Posted By brjordan
Thanks Krobinson, the Fuller et al paper looks...

Thanks Krobinson, the Fuller et al paper looks like an excellent review of the remaining difficulties in NGS. The authors are tops. And of course you are right, every knowledgeable person in this...
Forum: General 12-05-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,690
Posted By brjordan
Thank you all for your helpful feedback. So...

Thank you all for your helpful feedback.

So we are left with an estimate of 1,000 machines (total, ca. 50% Illumina, the rest shared between SOLiD & 454), which several people agreed with (this is...
Forum: General 12-05-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,833
Posted By brjordan
Question Complete installation costs for second-gen sequencer

Hello,

I would very much like to have estimates, guesstimates or even better, actually experienced installation costs for a 2nd-gen sequencing system including ancillary wet and dry lab systems,...
Forum: General 11-23-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 62,028
Posted By brjordan
Yes, the map is very nice and very useful. It is...

Yes, the map is very nice and very useful. It is also still very incomplete, at least for two countries I know fairly well i.e. France and Taiwan (there are at least five second-gen systems in Taiwan...
Forum: General 11-19-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,690
Posted By brjordan
Well, serial numbers are not always meaningful -...

Well, serial numbers are not always meaningful - remember the story of Hitler's party card number? (number 555 - but they had started the numbering at 500 so as not to give away their small numbers)....
Forum: General 11-18-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,690
Posted By brjordan
This sounds very high (1,500 GA instruments...

This sounds very high (1,500 GA instruments shipped)... Are you sure they are referring exclusively to GA and not lumping together other instruments? Do you have any link to this statement?
Thanks,...
Forum: Literature Watch 11-17-2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,417
Posted By brjordan
Exclamation Exome sequencing for genetic diagnosis

Quite an interesting paper in which Illumina sequencing of whole exome DNA selected on Nimblegen arrays is used to find a gene and mutation responsible for a genetic disease. Apparently the first...
Forum: General 11-17-2009, 03:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,690
Posted By brjordan
Thumbs up Other makes

Yes, I did forget Helicos (and also the Polonator), but these are still very small contributors... Can you tell a little more about the market study you saw (I suppose it is one of these $3,000...
Forum: General 11-15-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,690
Posted By brjordan
Question Instrument statistics, anyone?

The number of machines sold by each major manufacturer is a closely guarded secret - they gave some figures at the beginning, but no longer now (as far as I've been able to see). Does anyone have...
Forum: General 11-07-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,120
Posted By brjordan
Question Second-gen sequencing and lab productivity

Hello all,

Has anybody heard of a study documenting how much using second-gen sequencing can boost the productivity (and publication output) of a lab? Ideally, I'd like data on a lab that has been...
Forum: General 09-20-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,397
Posted By brjordan
Looking for an interested party

Hello,

I am advising a large university in an oil-rich country that wants to set up a second-generation sequencing centre. There are already established molecular biology labs there, but the...
Forum: General 04-07-2009, 05:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,719
Posted By brjordan
next-gen sequencing in diagnostics

Has someone seen a fairly recent and fairly comprehensive review/article on the use of next-gen sequencing for medical diagnostics purposes?
Thanks
Forum: Introductions 01-06-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 96,743
Posted By brjordan
Hello to all, I am a semi-retired academic...

Hello to all,

I am a semi-retired academic with a strong molecular biology background and current activities both in academia (organisation of consortia and core facilities), industry (consulting...
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