Hi-Plex Sequencing

News

2016

2015

  • (November 2015) Paper accepted by Gynecologic Oncology “Evaluation of germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in a multi-ethnic Asian cohort of ovarian cancer patients”.

  • (October 2015) Improvements made to chemistry and primer design software. Contact us for more information.

  • (September 2015) Bernie Pope presents Hi-Plex at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

  • (July 2015) Paper submitted for UNDR ROVER variant calling tool.

  • (July 2015) Roger Li presents his work on UNDR ROVER to the 2015 UROP Conference Day.

  • (June 2015) Edmund Lau undertakes Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) studentship with the Hi-Plex team. During his studentship Edmund will work an improved primer design software tool.

  • (April 2015) Paper “Abridged adapter primers increase the target scope of Hi-Plex” listed in top ten BioTechnqiues peer-reviewed papers of 2015.

  • (March 2015) Hi-Plex cited in Cell Reports Leukemia-Associated Somatic Mutations Drive Distinct Patterns of Age-Related Clonal Hemopoiesis, McKerrell et al.

  • (Jan 2015) Collaboration initiated with CARIF (Cancer Research Initiatives Foundation) Malaysia to develop a Hi-Plex based screening panel for BRCA1, BRCA2, PALB2 and TP53.

2014

  • (December 2014) Paper accepted by Breast Cancer Research and Treatment “Mutation screening of PALB2 in clinically ascertained families from the Breast Cancer Family Registry”.

  • (November 2014) Paper accepted by BioTechniques “Use of abridged adapter primers increases the target scope of Hi-Plex”.

  • (October 2014) Paper accepted by Analytical Biochemistry “Hi-Plex targeted sequencing is effective using DNA derived from archival dried blood spots”.

  • (October 2014) Poster presentation at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), San Diego, USA. Poster title “Hi-Plex, a streamlined and cost-effective approach to targeted massively parallel sequencing”.

  • (September 2014) Hi-Plex presented at the COMPLEXO consortium meeting, Leuven, Belgium.

  • (September 2014) Invited platform presentation at the 10th Australasian Mutation Detection Meeting, Whitsundays, Australia.

  • (August 2014) New paper submitted for review: “Use of abridged adapter primers increases the target scope of Hi-Plex.”

  • (August 2014) New paper submitted for review: “Hi-Plex targeted sequencing is effective using DNA derived from archival dried blood spots.”

  • (June 2014) Roger Li undertakes Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) studentship with the Hi-Plex team. During his studentship Roger will work on adding full VCF support to the ROVER variant calling tool.

  • (December 2013 - February 2014) Luke Shillabeer undertakes VLSCI internship with the Hi-Plex team. During his internship Luke worked on improving the Primer Design tool, including the addition of a new tool called Primer-Lint for checking the quality of PCR primers.

2013