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UCLA Symposium on Clinical Metagenomic Technology

Due to tremendous advances in genomic sequencing, clinical metagenomics is poised to revolutionize diagnostics for infectious diseases. The purpose of this symposium was to bring together researchers developing and deploying clinical metagenomic NGS technology to share best practices and the latest technological advances.

May 06, 2024
Daily Bruin - detect pathogens

By Aparna Pillai | Daily Bruin

UCLA researchers are working on a single test that can detect pathogens beyond COVID-19.

Sep 16, 2022

By UCLA | Computational Medicine Department

UCLA SwabSeq funded by BARDA to develop “agnostic” virus test.

Jul 22, 2022
Chancellor Gene Block and other campus leaders took a tour at the lab’s facilities

By Delan Bruce | Newsroom

For UCLA, with a community of more than 80,000 students, faculty and staff, offering accurate and quick COVID-19 testing has been a critical part of campus operations during the pandemic.

Jan 18, 2022
SwabSeq Lab

By Dan Gordon ’85 | Newsroom

The UCLA–developed diagnostic technology has helped keep the university and other large client organizations operational during the pandemic.

Jan 18, 2022
SwabSeq value stream map

By Janae Jones, BS, MS,a Rosita Saul, BS,a Laila Sathe, BS, Joanna Xie, MD, Dawn Marquette, BS, MLS(ASCP)CM, Valerie A. Arboleda, MD, PhD | Laboratory Medicine

Aug 26, 2021
COVID-19 test offers solution for population-wide testing
By UCLA Health Sciences | Science Daily
Researchers report real-world results on SwabSeq, a high-throughput testing platform that uses sequencing to test thousands of samples at a time to detect COVID-19.
Jul 01, 2021
Helping Socal Schools Reopen

By Keerthi Vedantam | .DotLA

Several Southern California schools and universities will be testing every student and employee returning to the classroom for COVID-19 and other viruses in an attempt to thwart an outbreak.

Mar 29, 2021
FDA approval

By James Leggett | Fox News

A new COVID-19 testing method could help get results out faster.

Oct 07, 2020
V-Seq Design

By Longhua Guo, James Boocock, ... Joshua S. Bloom, Leonid Kruglyak, Yi Yin | Preprint

Aug 15, 2020