New Horizons in Next-Generation Sequencing

  • Sara El-Metwally
  • Osama M. Ouda
  • Mohamed Helmy
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Systems Biology book series (BRIEFSBIOSYS, volume 7)


In the previous chapters, we described the most common and well-established next-generation sequencing technologies and platforms. However, several methodologies and sequencers with outstanding features have also been released in the last few years. Furthermore, additional technologies demonstrating great promise are currently in development. In this chapter, we will briefly describe these recent and ongoing developments that may have a profound impact on the future of sequencing.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sara El-Metwally
    • 1
  • Osama M. Ouda
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mohamed Helmy
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceMansoura UniversityMansouraEgypt
  2. 2.Department of Information TechnologyMichigan State University (MSU)East LansingUSA
  3. 3.Botany Department and Biotechnology DepartmentAl-Azhar UniversityCairoEgypt
  4. 4.The Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular ResearchUniversity of Toronto (UofT)TorontoCanada

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