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  • NOAA, Swift Bio Scientists Partner to Create DNA Libraries of Endangered Vaquita Porpoise

    GenomeWeb - Wednesday, August 5, 2015

    As part of a larger conservation effort, researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have collaborated with Swift Biosciences to create DNA libraries for the critically endangered vaquita porpoise (Phocoena sinus), a small porpoise species that can only be found in the northern Gulf of California.

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  • Fluxion Biosciences and Swift Biosciences Announce Jointly Developed Next-Generation Sequencing Workflow for Somatic Mutation Detection from Liquid Biopsy Samples

    Press Release - South San Francisco, CA - Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    In advance of the 2015 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual meeting, Fluxion Biosciences, Inc. and Swift Biosciences, Inc. announced a new workflow for oncology clinical research designed to detect somatic mutations from a routine blood draw. The jointly-developed workflow utilizes Fluxion’s IsoFlux™ System for circulating tumor cell (CTC) enrichment and Swift’s Accel-Amplicon™ technology for high sensitivity variant detection using low starting inputs.

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  • Overcoming One of the Major Technical Limitations for Epigenetics Research

    Press Release - Ann Arbor, MI - Thursday, April 2, 2015

    Epigenetic researchers can now address one of the key limitations to current studies; the amount of starting material that is required to perform DNA sequencing of whole genome bisulfite converted samples. By reducing the amount of required starting material by over a hundredfold, Swift Biosciences, Inc., is enabling researchers to redefine their project designs as they can now use hundreds of cells to completely characterize the entire methylome, a critical element of genomic function and stability.

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  • Swift Biosciences Announces Early Access Program for Accel-Amplicon™ Panels

    Press Release - Ann Arbor, MI - Tuesday, November 11, 2014

    Swift Biosciences, Inc. today announced the launch of an early access program for Accel-Amplicon Panels for use with Illumina® Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) systems. The assays are compatible with FFPE and circulating cell free DNA from 10 ng of genomic DNA.

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  • Genome Sequence of Klebsiella pneumoniae Respiratory Isolate IA565 Published Using Accel-NGS® 2S DNA Library Kit

    Genome Announcements - Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Investigators at the University of Michigan and the University of Toledo have published the sequence of the K. pneumoniae strain IA565 using libraries prepared with the Accel-NGS® 2S DNA Library Kit for Illumina®.

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  • Genome Sequence of Klebsiella pneumoniae Urinary Tract Isolate Top52 Published Using Accel-NGS® 2S DNA Library Kit

    Genome Announcements - Thursday, July 3, 2014

    Investigators at the University of Michigan and the University of Toledo have published the sequence of the K. pneumoniae strain TOP52 #1721 using libraries prepared with the Accel-NGS® 2S DNA Library Kit for Illumina®.

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  • Swift Biosciences Launches Accel-NGS® 2S DNA Library Kit

    Press Release - Ann Arbor, MI - Monday, March 3, 2014

    Incorporating patent-pending technology, the Swift “2S” kit provides linear yields from inputs ranging from 10 pg to 1 µg. PCR-free libraries can be produced from as little as 100 ng. Unlike other commercially available kits, exceptional quality and evenness of coverage are obtained even at very low levels of DNA input. The product is also ideally suited for clinical samples such as FFPE tissues and plasma.

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  • Genome Sequences of C. jejuni Variants Published Using Accel-NGS® DNA Library Kit for Ion Torrent™

    Genome Announcements - Thursday, February 6, 2014

    Investigators at the University of Michigan have published the sequences of three C. jejuni strains using libraries prepared with the Accel-NGS® DNA Library Kit for Ion Torrent™.

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  • Swift Biosciences, Inc. Announces the Launch of Accel-NGS® PCR-free DNA Library Kit for Illumina®

    Press Release - Ann Arbor, MI - Monday, November 11, 2013

    Swift Biosciences, Inc. today announced the launch of the Accel-NGS® PCR-free DNA Library Kit for Illumina® Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) systems. This launch follows the successful launch earlier this year of a similar product for use on Ion Torrent platforms. Swift's new kit is designed to bring the same benefits - low input requirement, PCR-free capability and fast, easy workflow - to the Illumina platform.

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  • Swift Biosciences Announces $7 Million Series B Financing

    Press Release - Ann Arbor, MI - Thursday, October 17, 2013

    Swift Biosciences, Inc., a Michigan-based life sciences company, today announced the recent completion of a $7 million Series B financing led by Fletcher Spaght Ventures. Also joining in the B round of investment was Renaissance Venture Capital Fund and the Series A investors, including the Mercury Fund, Michigan Accelerator Fund and several Michigan-based individual investors.

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  • Swift Biosciences Announces Early Access Program for Accel-NGS® DNA Library Kit for Illumina®

    Press Release - Ann Arbor, MI - Wednesday, June 26, 2013

    Swift Biosciences, Inc. today announced an Early Access Program for the Accel-NGS® DNA Library Kit for Illumina® Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) systems.

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  • Swift Biosciences Introduces Accel-NGS® DNA Library Kit

    Press Release - Ann Arbor, MI - Wednesday, February 27, 2013

    Swift Biosciences, Inc. today announced the launch of the Accel-NGS® DNA Library Kit, the first product in a new line of kits for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) sample preparation. NGS users can now produce PCR-free libraries with as little as 5 ng of input DNA.

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