Assembly difference due to DNA extraction method?

As our project ramped up, we moved from a manual extraction method (Wizard) to a high throughput method (Qiasymphony). We thought that it would be prudent to check that the sequence data obtained by the two methods was equivalent. Therefore, on a GAII run of 96 strains we sequenced 72 isolates that had been extracted…

Two weeks by a lake in Michigan

This post is by Lauren. Two weeks in Michigan by a lake in the spring time – bliss! PLUS I got to test out my bioinformatics skills and learn all the areas where I am severely lacking, this was really driven home to me when on the first day we were asked to do a…