The GEN report by Enal Razvi, Ph.D. provides an overview of the current NGS field in terms of application areas and utilization patterns.
Some findings of the report:
- The exponential growth of NGS-focused publications illustrates the expansion of NGS and its penetration info research.
- 49% of next generation sequencing methods are used for basic research.
- 29% of researchers are using NGS for comparative genome sequencing
- 38% of research efforts are studying somatic mutation
33% are studying mRNA expression via RNA-Seq