No Organism Too Small:
Build High-Quality Genome Assemblies of
Small Organisms with HiFi Sequencing

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High-quality genomes of small organisms, such as insects, are essential resources to understand their biology and combat them as disease vectors and agricultural pests. However, the small body size of many species poses a challenge when sequencing single individuals with long-read technologies.

Join us to hear how several researchers have overcome these challenges using the new low and ultra-low DNA input methods with highly accurate long reads (HiFi reads) from PacBio.
Attend this webinar to understand:

  • Advantages of using HiFi reads to sequence and de novo assemble genomes of single individuals
  • Methods and protocols to generate high-quality genome assemblies from as low as 5 ng of input DNA

Scott Geib, Ph.D.
Research Entomologist
USDA-ARS, Daniel K. Inouye Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center
Marcela Uliano da Silva, Ph.D.
Senior Bioinformatician
Wellcome Sanger Institute, Darwin Tree of Life Project

Michelle Vierra
Manager, Plant and Animal Sciences


Christopher Laumer, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Wellcome Sanger Institute and EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute