BGI will be in San Diego at PAG XXVI

BGI will be in San Diego at PAG XXVI

Come say hello to us at booth #432 to see how we can help you with all your sequencing needs.

Be Inspired!

At our Dinner Workshop

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Our educational workshop will inspire you with new BGISEQ-500 NGS technology applied to chromosome-level genome assembly and with recent plant and animal research presented by leaders in the field.

You will learn how transcriptomics enables new discovery to advance basic research and application in crops and how a novel molecular tool can increase protein content and disease resistance in crops. Another talk will demonstrate how genetic variation can contribute to rapid evolution of polygenic traits in honey bees.

Examples of Recent NGS-Enabled Plant and Animal Research: New Technology, Tools and Findings.

Monday, January 15, 6:20PM – 8:30PM
Appetizers and beverages will be provided.
Sunset Meeting House



Dr. Ling Li, Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University: A molecular tool to increase protein content and broad disease resistance in crops.




Dr. Arián Avalos, Postdoctoral Associate, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: A soft selective sweep during rapid evolution of gentle behavior in an Africanized honeybee.




Dr. Xin Liu, Executive Director, BGI Research: High quality plant and animal genome assemblies using the BGISEQ-500 sequencing platform.


Link to BGI workshop page:

More Inspiration from BGI Scientific Presentations at PAG

BGI Scientists are presenting original research at PAG: A chance for you to meet scientists from BGI when they present their work, building on a rich tradition of scientific contribution to the field of Genomics:

The Genomes of African Orphan Crops

African Orphan Crops workshop,

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1:30-3:40 – Towne Meeting House

Xin Liu, BGI Research, Shenzhen, China


The Pomegranate Genome and the Genomics of Punicalagin Biosynthesis

Fruit/Nuts workshop,

Saturday, January 13, 2018 – Pacific Salon 3

Zhen Yue, BGI Genomics, Shenzhen, China


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