Tag Archives: SageHLS

Complete and haplotype-specific sequence assembly of segmental duplication-mediated genome rearrangements using targeted CRISPR-targeted ultra-long read sequencing (CTLR-Seq)

October 2020 Authors: Bo Zhou, GiWon Shin, Stephanie U. Greer, Lisanne Vervoort, Yiling Huang, Reenal Pattni, Marcus Ho, Wing H. Wong, Joris R. Vermeesch, Hanlee P. Ji, Alexander E. Urban Info: In this preprint the authors report on a method, … more »

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CRISPR–Cas9/long-read sequencing approach to identify cryptic mutations in BRCA1 and other tumour suppressor genes

October 2020 Authors: Tom Walsh, Silvia Casadei, Katherine M Munson, Mary Eng, Jessica B Mandell, Suleyman Gulsuner, Mary-Claire King Info: In this short report, researchers studying young-onset breast cancer used the SageHLS and HLS-CATCH method to purify high molecular weight … more »

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HLS-CATCH and TELL-Seq™: a new route to Targeted Long-Fragment Linked-Read Sequencing

At the recent 2020 AGBT meeting Universal Sequencing gave a data-filled poster on their new Transposase Enzyme Linked Long-read Sequencing kit and workflow, known as TELL-Seq™. The technology features a unique combination of bead-linked and soluble transposases that can generate … more »

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SageHLS Helps Unravel the Neuropsychiatric 22q11.2 Deletion Region1q11

An international collaboration led by the Stanford labs of Alexander Urban and Hanlee Ji, used the SageHLS system to map a Mb-sized deletion in a complex region of the human genome, 22q11.2, that is associated with a variety of neurodevelopmental … more »

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Podcast: HMW DNA, Personalized Cancer Vaccines, and Structural Variation

There’s a great new podcast interview with Stanford clinical geneticist and oncologist Hanlee Ji about targeting extremely large stretches of DNA by combining CRISPR methods, automated DNA purification with the SageHLS instrument, and 10x Genomics technology. The approach works with … more »

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Fireworks, Genomics, and HLS-CATCH at AGBT in Orlando

The regular Super Bowl may have gone down last weekend, but the genomics Super Bowl is still to come with next week’s Advances in Genome Biology & Technology meeting in Orlando. The Sage Science team can’t wait. AGBT is our … more »

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A Look Back at 2017

As we start to make lists of New Year’s resolutions (with bets on how long they’ll last), it’s the perfect time for a moment to absorb the themes and highlights of 2017. In our corner of the world, that means … more »

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ASHG 2017: Big Studies, Big Names, and Big DNA

We can’t wait for the annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics next week! The Sage Science team will be heading to Orlando to catch up on cutting-edge genome science with several thousand of our nearest and dearest … more »

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PacBio Users: Size Selection Is Essential for Generating Excellent Results

The Sage Science team was delighted to attend and co-sponsor PacBio’s annual East Coast user group meeting in Baltimore last week, particularly since there was a half-day session devoted to our favorite subject: sample prep. There were plenty of customer … more »

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How to CATCH Your Gene of Interest

If you haven’t heard about CATCH by now, it’s time to catch up. Short for Cas9-assisted targeting of chromosome segments, CATCH comes from the lab of Yuval Ebenstein at Tel Aviv University and was first reported in this Nature Communications … more »

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