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Educational resources to help you learn about NGS and start using the iSeq 100 System

NGS System Buyer’s Guide

Use this guide to help you evaluate important factors and choose the right next-generation sequencing instrument for your lab.

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Sequencing Platform Comparison Tool

This interactive tool will help you compare sequencers and find the one that’s right for your lab or application.

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Benchtop Sequencer Comparison Table

Compare the iSeq 100 System with other Illumina benchtop sequencers.

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Introduction to NGS

This detailed overview describes the basics of Illumina sequencing technology, key methods, and more.

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Introduction to Sequencing by Synthesis

See Illumina sequencing by synthesis (SBS) technology in action and learn how it works.

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NGS vs. Sanger Sequencing

Learn the key differences between NGS and Sanger sequencing and determine when NGS can be a more effective option.

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NGS vs. qPCR

Compare the benefits of NGS technology to qPCR and learn which one to choose.

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NGS Library Preparation

Find kits, methods, and automation solutions to help you prepare DNA or RNA libraries before sequencing.

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Sequencing Data Analysis

Our software simplifies sequencing data analysis, so you can focus on your research instead of setting up analysis workflows.

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Benefits of Targeted Resequencing

Learn how targeted NGS can help you gain greater insight in your studies and save time compared to traditional methods.

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One-Channel SBS

See how sequencing on a semiconductor chip reduces instrument cost and simplifies NGS on the compact iSeq 100 System.

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Beginner's Guide to Next-Generation Sequencing

Considering bringing next-generation sequencing to your lab, but unsure where to start? These resources cover key topics in NGS and are designed to help you plan your first experiment.

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Beginner's Guide to Next-Generation Sequencing
Instrument Buying Options

Explore different buying options—including leasing, bundles, trade-in offers, and more—to find one that fits your needs.

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Grant Writing Assistance

This document offers specification information and other resources to help you justify funding for the iSeq 100 System.

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Illumina Financial Solutions

Acquire the advanced technology you need now through fast, easy, and affordable financing and leasing programs.

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Cost of NGS

Next-generation sequencing costs have decreased dramatically. Find resources to help you plan your experimental budget.

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iSeq 100 System Manuals and Documentation

Find supporting documentation for the iSeq 100 System.

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Sequencing Online Training

Online Illumina sequencing courses are free, interactive, and available any time.

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Sequencing Coverage

Sequencing coverage describes the average number of NGS reads that align to known reference bases. Coverage requirements vary by application.

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Quality Scores

Additional information about sequencing quality scores, how they are calculated, and the relationship between quality score and base call accuracy.

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NGS Experimental Design

Find resources to help you design, run, and evaluate your sequencing project—everything you need to plan your experiment.

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NGS Tutorials

These tutorials are designed to help you understand key concepts in next-generation sequencing.

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iSeq 100 System: Troubleshooting and Support

Focusing on maintenance and run optimization can help ensure maximum uptime and productivity for your iSeq 100 Sequencing System. In this video, we will highlight basic maintenance and troubleshooting activities and resources.

iSeq 100 System: Support Resources

Tim Gilmartin, an Illumina Field Application Scientist, highlights the user guides, video guides, and online courses at your disposal that will help you install and use your iSeq 100 System.

Library Prep Kit Selector

Determine the best sequencing library preparation kit for your needs based on your project type, starting material, and method of interest.

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Gene Panel Finder

Identify sequencing panels that target your genes of interest.

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Product Selection and Experiment Planning Tools

Find interactive tools designed to help you choose the right products for your needs and plan your experiments.

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iSeq 100 Educational Resources