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Oxford Nanopore provides updated kits and protocols for rapid, scalable and low-cost sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 genomes

5th May 2021

Oxford Nanopore has released new protocols enabling the rapid, cost effective sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19. Research teams are able to access sequencing techn...

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Oxford Nanopore raises new capital

4th May 2021

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Introducing a project to support rapid DNA sequencing of critically endangered species

19th April 2021 is a pilot-stage project designed to support faster, more localised sequencing of critically endangered species, by enabling biologists to rapidly sequence those species close to ...

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London Calling 2021 online: what's new this week?

6th April 2021

There are just two weeks to go until London Calling 2021 online (19th-21st May), and from now until the big event, we’ll be sharing a weekly preview of what’s to come from the latest addi...

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Tim Cowper appointed CFO, Jordan Herman joins as General Counsel

30th March 2021

Oxford Nanopore has announced that Tim Cowper is taking the role of Chief Financial Officer, and Jordan Herman has joined as General Counsel. “We’re delighted to announce that Tim will...

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Oxford Nanopore notification on IPO preparations

30th March 2021

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Oxford Nanopore and Circulomics launch kits to enable routine sequencing of ultra-long fragments of DNA

25th March 2021

Results from developers on human samples — MinION (left) and PromethION (right) The Ultra-Long DNA Sequencing Kit, which has enabled read lengths of up to 4.2 Mb and maximises the quanti...

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Bringing Genomic COVID-19 Surveillance to the Developing World

11th March 2021

Kahlil Corazo is an entrepreneur and project manager from the Philippines who initiated and led Project Accessible Genomics, a low-cost genomic sequencing operation that aims to bring pat...

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New nanopore sequencing chemistry in developers’  hands; set to deliver Q20+ (99%+) “raw read” accuracy  

1st March 2021

A new nanopore sequencing kit is now being tested by a number of developers in the nanopore user community.  The kit features a modified enzyme, tweaked run conditions and a further impro...

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Answered: 11 questions about presenting at London Calling 2021 (and why we’d love you to take part)

17th February 2021

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions and following on from the success of last year’s virtual London Calling conference, the upcoming London Calling 2021 is also going ahead online. Ki...

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Mobile laboratories use LamPORE COVID-19 test, UK Government LamPORE evaluation report shows high accuracy

29th January 2021

Mobile COVID-19 testing laboratories containing Oxford Nanopore’s LamPORE test are now being deployed in a pilot programme, to support testing efforts, including in remote locations. The...

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Oxford Nanopore and NVIDIA collaborate to partner the DGX AI compute system with ultra-high throughput PromethION sequencer

12th January 2021

Oxford Nanopore Technologies and NVIDIA are collaborating this year to integrate the NVIDIA DGX Station A100 into Oxford Nanopore’s ultra-high throughput sequencing system, PromethION. P...

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20 moments we will remember from 2020

31st December 2020

Dear all, As each year draws to an end, we reflect on its highlights. You can read our 2019 and 2018 blogs here. But 2020 was a year like no other; it's hard to think of the following as...

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Large study in UK NHS labs shows gold-standard accuracy of Oxford Nanopore’s COVID-19 test LamPORE for both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients

21st December 2020

Oxford, 21st December 2020. A study of more than 23,000 samples carried out by teams across the UK shows Oxford Nanopore’s COVID-19 test, LamPORE, is highly accurate for the detection of...

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Oxford Nanopore and SourceBio announce commercial partnership for UK COVID-19 testing service

15th December 2020

Oxford Nanopore’s rapid LamPORE COVID-19 test to be made available via SourceBio accredited lab facilities. Oxford Nanopore Technologies Limited (“Oxford Nanopore”), a leading next gene...

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At NCM, announcements include single-read accuracy of 99.1% on new chemistry and sequencing a record 10 Tb in a single PromethION run

3rd December 2020

During an update at the 2020 Nanopore Community Meeting, Oxford Nanopore revealed a number of key advances in its sequencing technology. These include the release of new improvements in ...

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Two new papers further demonstrate the role adaptive sampling could play in understanding genetic disease

30th November 2020

Two new papers published in Nature Biotech today, from teams at the University of Nottingham and Johns Hopkins University, demonstrate the use of real-time nanopore sequencing and adaptiv...

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Introducing the new MinKNOW App

25th November 2020

Today marks the release of the MinKNOW App for iOS and Android devices, now available to download from the Apple Store and Google Play. MinKNOW is the operating software that drives nano...

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Structural variation & cancer: top 7 things to read right now

20th November 2020

Somatic mutations are the driving force behind cancer development, and structural variations (SVs) are more and more being recognised as an important class of these mutations. The detecti...

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Interview: Nanopore sequencing: the mobile methylome

17th November 2020

Adam Ewing leads the Translational Bioinformatics Group at the Mater Research Institute - University of Queensland in Australia, where he works to develop methods and software for anal...

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Structural variation in human genomics: 6 things to read right now

3rd November 2020

The significance of structural variation in human genomics is becoming increasingly established in many fields, from cancer to neurology and the mechanisms of rare disease. With research ...

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Epigenetics, Cas9-mediated enrichment and novel insights in transcriptome variation: catch up on talks from ASHG 2020

30th October 2020

This week we heard from Ariel Gershman, Shruti Iyer and Tuuli Lappalainen on their latest research addressing some of the key challenges in human genomics using nanopore technology. The t...

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Oxford Nanopore announces multiple releases, for high-accuracy, content-rich, high-throughput whole-genome sequencing, and dynamic targeted sequencing

28th October 2020

- announced at the 2020 American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Meeting. Oxford, UK, 28th October 2020. Oxford Nanopore announces multiple releases that expand and improve its sequen...

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