News and Events
Sample Drop-off closed on Midsummer's Eve
The Sample Drop-off for sequencing at the facility will be closed on Midsummer's Eve, Friday, June 22.
Summer 2018 Opening hours
Order processing and sample submission will be closed during summer. Library preparation and sequencing will continue at a reduced pace. See below for important deadlines for sample submission and ordering.
Extra IMV Seminar with Dr. Caroline Heckman, FIMM
NGI Uppsala - the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform would like to welcome you to an interesting extra IMV Seminar about precision treatment strategies and drug resistance.
Forskningsingenjör, NGI Uppsala SNP&SEQ-teknologiplattformen
Är du en utbildad biotekniker, molekylärbiolog eller liknande med hög noggrannhet, ansvarskänsla och god samarbetsförmåga? Har du praktisk erfarenhet av storskaligt laboratoriearbete, gärna i ackrediterad miljö och med datorstyrda laboratorieinstrument? Vi söker nu en forskningsingenjör till sekvenseringsdelen av SNP&SEQ-teknologiplattformen.
Two bioinformatics positions at the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform
Do you want to work in one of the world’s fastest growing technology areas? NGI Uppsala (the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform) are currently looking for two bioinformaticians responsible for managing and analyzing the sequence data produced by the platform, as well as the development and maintenance of pipelines for data analysis.
Easter 2018 Opening Hours
The Sample Drop-off for submitting samples to the facility sequencing service is closed for the Easter Holidays at the following dates:
Drop-in consultation with NGI.
Are you planning to apply for sequencing support from VR or Formas this year? Struggling with the experimental design, costs and time lines of your sequencing project to be able to write an attractive and accurate proposal and budget? Welcome to NGI drop-in consultation!
10X Genomics is arranging a User Group Meeting in Uppsala
Are you interested in learning more about the Chromium System and Linked-Read Sequencing? 10X Genomics is organizing a User Group meeting at BMC, Uppsala on April 11-12, 2018.
Celsius-Linneaus Lectures and Symposium in Uppsala
NGI welcomes all researchers with an interest in transcriptomic and single cell studies to this year's Celsius-Linneaus Lectures and Symposium.
Christmas Holiday Period 2017
Order processing and sample submission for sequencing will be closed during Christmas holiday. Library preparation and sequencing will continue at reduced pace.
33 milion SEK to support and advance large-scale genomic research in Sweden
SciLifeLab has announced giving 33 million SEK to 14 sequencing projects focused on human whole genome sequencing and biodiversity under the SciLifeLab National Sequencing Projects initiative. In total, thousands of genomes will be sequenced within the projects by the National Genomic Infrastructure, NGI.
Developers of the Arteria Project at SNP&SEQ interviewed by StackStorm
Developers of the Arteria Project at SNP&SEQ Technology Platform was recently interview by StackStorm for being innovative StackStorm Community Thought Leaders. StackStorm is an open-source automation platform that connects apps, services and workflows and has been used as a base within the Arteria project.
Long-read sequencing meeting and workshop
NGI Uppsala invites you to join a two-day event dedicated to long-read sequencing applications.
Single cell RNA-seq seminar
The SNP&SEQ Technology Platform (NGI Uppsala), Miltenyi Biotec, and 10x Genomics welcomes all researchers with an interest in single cell sequencing.
New data delivery system
In mid-June all facilites within NGI, including the SNP&SEQ Technology Platform, will start introducing a new, secure system for delivering sequence and genotype data to users. With this new system, once your project is ready, you will be given access to a secure delivery server where your data will be available for download for a limited period of time.
The NovaSeq system arrives at the SNP&SEQ Technology platform
The SNP&SEQ Technology Platform has acquired the newly launched NovaSeq6000 sequencing system (Illumina Inc.) and the instrument is currently being installed.
Summer Holiday Period
Order processing and sample submission will be closed during summer. Library preparation and sequencing will continue at reduced pace.
- Orders submitted will be closed from June 22 to August 7
- Sample submission will be closed from July 3 to August 7. (Last day for sample submission is June 30).
The NGI Symposium series: Metagenomics, Metabarcoding and eDNA
How NGS technologies can be used to study past and present biodiversity and as a tool for environmental monitoring
New sample submission routines for Illumina sequencing
From March 13, 2017 the SNP&SEQ Technology platform will change its routines for sample submission for Illumina sequencing.
Illumina lowers the minimum average coverage requirements for HiSeqX to 15X
Illumina has recently updated the Special Conditions of Sale applicable to their HiSeqX instruments. The new Special Conditions lowers the requirements for average depth of coverage and now permits whole genome sequencing (WGS) and bisulphite sequencing down to an average depth of 15X coverage or greater.