Noblis Field-Portable DNA Sequencing Solution

DNA Sequencing in the Field – Expanding the Potential of DNA Analysis to Improve Health, Science and National Security

Rapid, accurate biological threat identification is critical for making informed decisions that protect our nation. DNA sequencing – the process of “reading” a sample’s genetic blueprint – is the ...
Advancing the Overall Understanding of COVID-19 Transmission and Evolution

Noblis is elucidating SARS-CoV-2 evolution and the emergence of clinically important variants through innovative approaches to rapidly analyze data from whole genome sequencing.

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has highlighted biosurveillance, public health, logistics and computational challenges. The extent of genomic diversity of SARS-CoV-2 in circulation, and ...
Noblis Field-Portable DNA Sequencing Solution

The Problem

Our Approach

In mission-critical applications such as biosurveillance—the tracking and detection of potentially harmful biological agents for national defense and public health missions—time is everything. Noblis has developed an end-to-end field-portable genetic sequencing and analysis system to decrease response times. The Noblis research team’s solution (depicted in Figure 1):
  • Enables rapid ...
RESEARCH: Noblis Orchestrated Autonomy Concept
The Noblis autonomy concept orchestrates the motions and actions of unfamiliar, connected and autonomous machines. With this concept, systems of autonomous machines are safer, more productive and more equitable.
The system enables nearby connected machines to share situational awareness of obstacles and threats projected over time. It allows them to ...
VIDEO: WMD in the Digital Age – A Holistic Approach to Countering WMD
On December 11, 2019, Noblis participated in a high-level discussion of countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) that included senior officials from DHS, DOD, FBI, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), U.S. Army and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Keynote Address: Gary Raiscot Acting Assistant Secretary, Countering Weapons ...
Former Acting Director of DIA, David Shedd, Discusses How Innovation Improves R&D

David Shedd, former acting Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and current Noblis Board of Trustees member, discusses how innovation improves R&D.