Sanger Institute, Genome Research Limited


Cox, Tony
Dr Tony Cox
Group Leader

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  • Improved protocols for the illumina genome analyzer sequencing system.

    Quail MA, Swerdlow H and Turner DJ

    Current protocols in human genetics 2009;Chapter 18;Unit 18.2

  • Leukemia-associated somatic mutations drive distinct patterns of age-related clonal hemopoiesis.

    McKerrell T, Park N, Moreno T, Grove CS, Ponstingl H et al.

    Cell reports 2015;10;8;1239-45

  • G&T-seq: parallel sequencing of single-cell genomes and transcriptomes.

    Macaulay IC, Haerty W, Kumar P, Li YI, Hu TX et al.

    Nature methods 2015;12;6;519-22

  • SASI-Seq: sample assurance Spike-Ins, and highly differentiating 384 barcoding for Illumina sequencing.

    Quail MA, Smith M, Jackson D, Leonard S, Skelly T et al.

    BMC genomics 2014;15;110

  • Direct sequencing of small genomes on the Pacific Biosciences RS without library preparation.

    Coupland P, Chandra T, Quail M, Reik W and Swerdlow H

    BioTechniques 2012;53;6;365-72

  • A tale of three next generation sequencing platforms: comparison of Ion Torrent, Pacific Biosciences and Illumina MiSeq sequencers.

    Quail MA, Smith M, Coupland P, Otto TD, Harris SR et al.

    BMC genomics 2012;13;341

  • Optimal enzymes for amplifying sequencing libraries.

    Quail MA, Otto TD, Gu Y, Harris SR, Skelly TF et al.

    Nature methods 2011;9;1;10-1

  • Optimizing Illumina next-generation sequencing library preparation for extremely AT-biased genomes.

    Oyola SO, Otto TD, Gu Y, Maslen G, Manske M et al.

    BMC genomics 2012;13;1

  • A large genome center's improvements to the Illumina sequencing system.

    Quail MA, Kozarewa I, Smith F, Scally A, Stephens PJ et al.

    Nature methods 2008;5;12;1005-10

  • Amplification-free Illumina sequencing-library preparation facilitates improved mapping and assembly of (G+C)-biased genomes.

    Kozarewa I, Ning Z, Quail MA, Sanders MJ, Berriman M and Turner DJ

    Nature methods 2009;6;4;291-5

  • FRT-seq: amplification-free, strand-specific transcriptome sequencing.

    Mamanova L, Andrews RM, James KD, Sheridan EM, Ellis PD et al.

    Nature methods 2010;7;2;130-2