DDW event focusses on rAAVs and long-read nanopore sequencing


Join DDW for this exclusive free event, ‘rAAV genome sequencing with Oxford Nanopore uncovers transgene integrity and packaging impurities’. The event will be supported by Oxford Nanopore Technologies.

The event will feature experts Daniel Jachimowicz, Senior Bioscience Scientist at AstraZeneca BioPharmaceuticals R&D, Sweden, and Bastian Schiffthaler, Senior Data Scientist at AstraZeneca BioPharmaceuticals R&D, Sweden.

Recombinant adeno-associated viruses (rAAVs) are considered a promising delivery system for gene therapy medicines. This webinar will detail how Oxford Nanopore evaluated long-read nanopore sequencing as a comprehensive and sensitive QC method for rAAVs which is supporting internal research activities at AstraZeneca. Information will be presented on how they performed library preparation, assessed data quality, and generated important rAAV metrics such as integrity of DNA cargo, truncation events, chimeric transgenes, and levels of co-packaged impurities.

The event will take place on 13 May, 4PM BST.

What you will learn:

  • Raw material validation through whole plasmid sequencing
  • ITR-ITR sequencing of whole AAV genomes and truncation hotspot detection
  • Contamination detection in bioreactor batches through sequencing of residual DNA

Register for free here.

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