The power of full-length scRNA-seq for the detection of isoforms, SNPs, and gene fusions
Advances in full-length scRNA-seq have paved the way for capturing the transcriptome in a single sequencing read. This enables the discovery of previously unknown cell types and the investigation of rare biological events such as isoforms, SNPs, and gene fusions.
In this on-demand webinar, Necip Mehmet presents data on how the SMART-Seq solution on the ICELL8 cx Single-Cell System allows for such insights. This brief talk also discusses how full-length RNA-seq has contributed to recent research in areas such as oncology and drug discovery.
- How to generate full-length RNA-seq data using the SMART-Seq ICELL8 cx Application Kit
- Why full-length RNA-seq is more comprehensive than 3′ DE or droplet-based approaches
- How paired-end sequencing enables more accurate discovery of isoforms, SNPs, and gene fusions
- Published examples of how detection of these rare events has fueled research
About the presenter
Necip Mehmet, MBA
Necip Mehmet is a Product Manager for NGS single-cell automation, responsible for both instruments and application kits at Takara Bio USA, Inc. Necip has been an active player in the biotech industry since the early days of the Human Genome Project, in R&D and marketing roles. He completed his undergraduate studies at University of California, Riverside, and holds an MBA from Santa Clara University.
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