NCM17 – Day 2: Into the unknown

Day 2 at the NCM17 started, again, with Oxford Nanopore CEO¬†Gordon Sanghera taking the stage, once again stating his dream that sequencing should be available to anybody, anytime, anywhere. There are currently around 12,500 mainframe DNA sequencers around the globe, a number he believes will be passed by ONT in a not too distant future. […]

NCM17 – Day 1: New tech and exciting applications

All the gear We start out with blazing punk rock (things are never too boring at Oxford Nanopore meetings) and plenty of promises from Oxford Nanopore CEO¬†Gordon Sanghera. He gave us updates on various products, such as PromethION flow cells, which have been harder to produce than expected. However, we and others have now sequenced […]

Nanopore Community Meeting 2017: Prologue

Oxford Nanopore is hosting their annual community meeting in New York City this week. I’ll be there, thanks to being in top 5 of their one more flowcell competition – thanks to all that voted! Although not as “big” as the London Calling conference they host, the line-up of speakers is impressive and promises talks […]