Shawn Baker, CSO, AllSeq Bio and Contact Info
Listen (5:27) Taking the X Ten for a test drive
Listen (6:56) What is the latest price for a whole human genome sequence through Allseq?
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Listen (7:17) NGS story of the year: X Ten or long reads?
Listen (7:24) Latest from Oxford Nanopore and Genia
In January, Illumina made headlines by announcing that their new HiSeq X Ten sequencers now can deliver the $,1000 genome.
“Sort of “. . . says today’s guest, Shawn Baker, the co-founder and CSO of AllSeq. They are an online marketplace connecting providers and users of sequencing. AllSeq offers their users a way to get access to a close to $1,000 genome without having to shell out the big capital.
Recently AllSeq teamed up with one of their providers, the Garvan Institute, an early adopter of the X 10 system, along with the bioinformatics platform, DNAnexus, to do a test drive on the expensive but impressive new devices. They are offering a free look at the data here.
Having Shawn on the program is always a chance to get an overall perspective on the sequencing space. What are his thoughts on the emerging importance of PacBio's long reads? And what's the latest from Oxford Nanopore and Genia Technologies?
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