Environmental microbial diversity journal club Thursday November 6th
Illumina and IonTorrent technology for 16SrRNA-based microbial community profiling
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CIME staff welcome!
Papers this week are: Salipante SJ et al. (2014) Performance comparison of Illumina and Ion Torrent Next-Generation Sequencing Platforms for 16S rRNA-based Bacterial Community Profiling, AEM and Sinclair LS et al. (2014) Microbial community composition and diversity via 16S rRNA gene amplicons: evaluating the Illumina platform (biorxiv.org).