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Live webinar: Optimize whole genome sequencing for challenging samples


Title: New technologies for low-input whole genome sequencing

Speaker: Jennifer Fostel – QIAGEN•Dates:
June 26, 1:00 PM EDT (change time zone)
June 28, 9:30 AM EDT (change time zone)

In this webinar, we will present methods to optimize library construction to efficiently convert small amounts of DNA samples into sequencing libraries, especially for whole genome sequencing applications. We will highlight enzymatic DNA fragmentation technology, ultralow-input ligation chemistry and Phi29-based MDA technology for whole genome amplification. Join us and learn how you can apply these technologies to your NGS workflow!


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