The quality of the NGS library is a critical factor for the success of the sequencing run, affecting both the sequence validity and the number of reads. Quality control procedures of library preparation ensure that only samples of good quality are processed and sequenced to generate reads of the highest quality that can be confidently… Read article →
Kjell Kirschbaum, M.Sc., is a Global Market Manager based in QIAGEN’s Venlo office, the Netherlands. He trained as a bioveterinary scientist at the University of Utrecht and has hands-on experience in nucleic acid and protein purification, cell culture, PCR and qPCR technology. Kjell joined QIAGEN in 2011 as a CRM specialist, regularly interacting with customers about their day-to-day experimental needs and offering relevant solutions. Currently, he is involved in managing global projects for sample preparation and automation technologies.