Adventures with Nanopore

This is a guest post by Alex Jironkin (@biocomputerist) in the core bioinformatics group at Colindale. TL;DR: Try assembling your hybrid Illumina-MinION data with smaller number of kmers for better assemblies By now you probably heard about the new Nanopore technology, it is truly marvellous bit of engineering. The DNA strands are pulled through the…