Sequencing pattern, pathogens

Build Stronger Food Safety Programs With Next-Generation Sequencing

By Akhila Vasan, Mahni Ghorashi

…Today, food safety programs are being bolstered by new technologies as well, including genomic sequencing techniques like NGS. NGS, which stands for next-generation sequencing, is an automated DNA sequencing technology…

…Today, food safety programs are being bolstered by new technologies as well, including genomic sequencing techniques like NGS. NGS, which stands for next-generation sequencing, is an automated DNA sequencing technology…

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Next-Generation Sequencing Targets GMOs

By Maria Fontanazza

…Mahni Ghorashi, co-founder of Clear Labs Today Clear Labs announced the availability of its comprehensive next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based GMO test. The release comes at an opportune time, as the GMO…

…Mahni Ghorashi, co-founder of Clear Labs Today Clear Labs announced the availability of its comprehensive next-generation sequencing (NGS)-based GMO test. The release comes at an opportune time, as the GMO…

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Clear Labs Clear Safety

Will Next-Generation Sequencing Dethrone PCR?

By Maria Fontanazza

Today Clear Labs announced the availability of its next-generation sequencing (NGS) platform, Clear Safety, for pathogen testing. Competing head-to-head with PCR, the product intends to bring NGS into the routine…

Today Clear Labs announced the availability of its next-generation sequencing (NGS) platform, Clear Safety, for pathogen testing. Competing head-to-head with PCR, the product intends to bring NGS into the routine…

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Sanjay Singh, Eurofins
Food Genomics

How is DNA Sequenced?

By Sanjay K. Singh, Douglas Marshall, Ph.D., Gregory Siragusa, Ph.D.

…techniques. Most next-generation sequencing methods are refinements of the chain termination, or “Sanger method” of sequencing. Frederick Sanger chemically modified each base so that when it was incorporated into a…

…techniques. Most next-generation sequencing methods are refinements of the chain termination, or “Sanger method” of sequencing. Frederick Sanger chemically modified each base so that when it was incorporated into a…

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Nur Hasan, CosmosID
Food Genomics

Metagenomes and Their Utility

By Gregory Siragusa, Douglas Marshall, Ph.D., Nur A. Hasan

…technology of CosmosID changed the whole field of metagenomics? Hasan: In short, we offer a solution to the data analysis bottleneck created by shotgun metagenomics. Recent advances in next-generation sequencing

…technology of CosmosID changed the whole field of metagenomics? Hasan: In short, we offer a solution to the data analysis bottleneck created by shotgun metagenomics. Recent advances in next-generation sequencing

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Sasan Amini

NGS in Food Safety: Seeing What Was Never Before Possible

By Sasan Amini

…immediately take steps to remedy issues, and predict future areas of concern. The power behind the testing is next-generation sequencing (NGS). NGS platforms, like the one my company Clear Labs…

…immediately take steps to remedy issues, and predict future areas of concern. The power behind the testing is next-generation sequencing (NGS). NGS platforms, like the one my company Clear Labs…

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Metagenomics, Food Safety

Preventing Outbreaks a Matter of How, Not When

By Maria Fontanazza

…is taken into a lab where a process breaks down the cell walls to release the DNA and RNA into a slurry. A next-generation sequencing machine identifies every snippet of…

…is taken into a lab where a process breaks down the cell walls to release the DNA and RNA into a slurry. A next-generation sequencing machine identifies every snippet of…

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Ravi Ramadhar, Food Safety Business Director for Life Sciences Solutions, Thermo Fisher Scientific
In the Food Lab

Molecular Diagnostics – Generation 3: 2005 to Present

By Ravi Ramadhar

…Nestle, for example, highlighted the uses of next-generation sequencing (NGS) and DNA sequencing to develop a DNA method to allow the identification of coffee varieties through the value chain, from…

…Nestle, for example, highlighted the uses of next-generation sequencing (NGS) and DNA sequencing to develop a DNA method to allow the identification of coffee varieties through the value chain, from…

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Megan Nichols
FST Soapbox

Technology Tools Improving Food Safety

By Megan Ray Nichols

…this possibility altogether. Next-Generation Sequencing NGS refers to a high-throughput DNA sequencing process that is now available to the food industry as a whole. It’s cheaper, more effective and takes…

…this possibility altogether. Next-Generation Sequencing NGS refers to a high-throughput DNA sequencing process that is now available to the food industry as a whole. It’s cheaper, more effective and takes…

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Minimizing Hazards and Fraud in Milk, IBM Research Partners with Cornell University

By Food Safety Tech Staff

…fraud, IBM Research and Cornell University are joining forces. Combining next-generation sequencing with bioinformatics, the research project will collect genetic data from the microbiome of raw milk samples in a…

…fraud, IBM Research and Cornell University are joining forces. Combining next-generation sequencing with bioinformatics, the research project will collect genetic data from the microbiome of raw milk samples in a…

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