APR 19 - 21 2022 Opens: 6:00 AM PDT

Genetics Virtual Week 2022

LabRoots is excited to announce our 10th Annual Genetics Virtual Week held on April 19-21, 2022!

Genetics Virtual Week 2022 will offer a multi-day content-rich program combining stellar expertise from world-renowned keynote and featured speakers in the areas of Genetics & Genomics an expanding field of biology and human health, Molecular Diagnostics, exploring best laboratory practices and novel diagnostic applications, and Precision Medicine, spanning innovative technologies and solutions transforming healthcare and changing how patients are treated today.  

Over the three days, invited lectures, thought-provoking discussions, and posters will be presented by academia and industry experts, professionals in medical and clinical genetics, scientific leaders, and research scholars.

Last year's Genetics Virtual Week included the following tracks:

Genetics and Genomics

Advancements in Genomic Technologies

  • Genome Editing
  • Single Cell Genomics
  • Spatial Genomics

Sex, Epigenetics, Aging, and Disease

  • Sex Differences in Disease
  • Epigenetics Clock

New Approaches in the Genetics of Disease

  • Improving GWAS through Functional Filtering
  • Genetic Drivers of Regulatory Networks
  • LRS to increase the solve rate of undiagnosed diseases

Long-read Sequencing

  • Structural Variation
  • Telomere-to-Telomere Genome Assemblies
  • Full-length RNA-Sequencing & Isoform Identification
  • Metagenomics (or complex populations)


Molecular Diagnostics

Emerging Technologies and Methodologies in Molecular Diagnostics

  • Trends Towards Higher Complexity (PCR-NGS-single gene sequencing-panels-exome-WGS)
  • High-throughput Technologies
  • Customization and Increased Applicability of Panel Testing (respiratory infection pathogen panels)
  • CRISPR-based Diagnostics

Liquid Biopsies (Cancer Monitoring and Screening)

  • Kits and Panels
  • Companion Diagnostics

Infectious Disease Diagnostics - COVID-19 Testing

  • COVID-19 (Diagnostics: RT-PCR & Antigen)
  • Antibody Testing
  • Public Health and Screening
  • FDA EUA Process & Evolvement
  • Point of Care Testing


Precision Medicine

Therapeutics in Precision Medicine

  • Gene Therapy / Nucleic Acid Modification
  • Rare Disease / Orphan
  • Current Status of Companion and Complementary Diagnostics

Precision Medicine in Clinical Practice

  • Pharmacogenomics as a clinical tool
  • Implementation and Adoption of precision medicine in routine clinical care

The Role of Technology in Precision Medicine

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Tools

Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open for 2 years from the date of the live event, and the webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing.  This virtual conference also offers increased reach for the global microbiology community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.

Enjoy the interactive environment via live-streaming video and chat sessions with peers, and using the Leaderboard and Gamification to move around the entire event, earning points for a chance to win one of LabRoots most popular t-shirts.

Call for Posters — Virtual poster sessions offer the opportunity to present data to a global audience via a PDF poster and video summary and discuss results with interested colleagues through email. Plan now to have your poster included in the 2021 Genetics Virtual Week. Submit your free abstract here.

Continuing Education – LabRoots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this event, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit per presentation for a maximum of 50 credits. This event will also provide CEU's for Genetic Counselors and is pending approval by the NSGC.

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  • To learn more about how the virtual event works for attendees, download the Attendee Guide (PDF).

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The deadline for electronic submission of your poster title, abstract and poster PDF is April 15th at 5:00pm PDT.

Virtual poster sessions offer the opportunity to present data to a global audience via a PDF poster and video summary, and discuss results with interested colleagues through email. Posters should be submitted as a PowerPoint file. Presentations should incorporate illustrative materials such as tables, graphs, photographs, and large-print text. This content is not peer-reviewed. Submission is free.

If you are interested in sponsoring a Poster for this virtual event and generate leads, the cost is $250 and you can submit the poster at

All submitted abstracts will be reviewed and decisions regarding acceptance will be made as abstracts are received. You will be notified within one week of receipt about acceptance. Further details and registration materials will be provided at that time. You do not have to be present in order to have a poster displayed. Only those abstracts approved by Labroots may display posters at this event.

If accepted, you will also have the opportunity to record a 3-5 minute summary video for each poster. Labroots will work with each individual to create these videos. Video links and email contact information will be included on each poster displayed.

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