SEP 13, 2018 1:30 PM PDT

New PacBio Solutions for High-Resolution Microbiology & Immunology Analysis

Sponsored by: PacBio
C.E. Credits: P.A.C.E. CE Florida CE
Speaker
  • Chief Scientific Officer, Pacific Biosciences
    Biography
      Jonas Korlach was appointed Chief Scientific Officer of Pacific Biosciences in July 2012. He was previously a Scientific Fellow, supporting commercial development of the PacBio RS II system and performing research aimed at developing new applications for SMRT technologies. He co-invented the SMRT technology with Stephen Turner, Ph.D., Pacific Biosciences Founder and Chief Technology Officer, when the two were graduate students at Cornell University.

      Dr. Korlach joined Pacific Biosciences as the company's eighth employee in 2004. Previously, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Cornell University. Dr. Korlach is the recipient of multiple grants, an inventor on 70 issued U.S. patents and 61 international patents, and an author of over 100 scientific studies on the principles and applications of SMRT technology, including publications in Nature, Science, and PNAS. In 2013, Dr. Korlach was honored by the Obama White House as an Immigrant Innovator "Champion of Change." He received both his Ph.D. and his M.S. degrees in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology from Cornell, and received M.S. and B.A. degrees in Biological Sciences from Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany.

    Abstract

    PacBio Sequencing has been recognized as the gold standard in microbial sequencing due to simultaneously providing long sequence reads (genome contiguity), high consensus accuracy (genome accuracy), minimal sequence bias (genome completeness), and methylation detection (bacterial epigenome). I will highlight new advances and updates on applying PacBio sequencing in microbiology, including multiplexed microbial sequencing on the Sequel System and full-length bacterial RNA sequencing. In the second part of my talk, I will highlight how the generation of high-accuracy single-molecule consensus reads (through a process called circular consensus sequencing (CCS)), a capability unique to PacBio sequencing technology, can be leveraged for high-resolution insights into immune repertoires and other immunology relevant studies. 
     

    Learning Objectives: 

    1. Understand the differences of high-quality PacBio long-read sequencing to traditional short-read sequencing
    2. Get familiar with applications in microbiology for close microbial genomes, full-length transcript sequencing, and direct methylation detection
    3. Understand new methods for directly sequencing, at full-length and high accuracy, RNA & DNA from regions relevant in immunology


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