Nikos Kyrpides, head of the Genome Biology group at the DOE Joint Genome Institute discusses current challenges in the field of microbial genomics on June 2, 2010 at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM.
Ron Walters from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory discusses the federal response to threats of bioterrorism on June 2, 2010 at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM.
Mary Neu, Associate Director for Chemistry, Life and Earth Sciences at Los Alamos National Laboratory, delivers opening remarks at the "Sequencing, Finishing, Analysis in the Future" meeting in Santa Fe, NM on June 2, 2010.
Abnova - PCR can be used to make changes to the nucleotide sequence of DNA. This is called PCR mutagenesis. Site-direct mutagenesis is one kind of PCR mutagenesis, which introduces a mutation at a specific location on the DNA strand. More videos, visit Abnova!
Abnova - Competent cells are those that possess more easily altered cell walls that DNA can be passed through easily. Because DNA is hydrophilic, it will not normally pass through membrane. In order to make these cells readily incorporate foreign DNA, they must first be made "competent" to take up foreign DNA. More videos, visit Abnova!