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  • Agnieszka Caruso

    Agnieszka is currently a Staff Scientist and Laboratory Manager at TessArae, LLC in Sterling, VA, USA. She obtained her PhD at the University of Queensland in Australia in a field of biochemistry, and subsequently worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Queen's University of Belfast ...

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  • Emily Hollister

    Emily Hollister is the Director, R&D, Computational Biology for Diversigen. An accomplished microbial ecologist, her microbiome experience ranges from soils and biofuel production systems to the human microbiome and pre-clinical disease models. She leads a team of ...

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  • Eugean Jiwanmall

    Eugean Jiwanmall's past professional experiences include basic science and clinical research. In his current role as a Senior Research Analyst for Medical Policy & Technology Evaluation at Independence Blue Cross' Claim Payment Policy Department within Facilitated Health ...

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  • Jonas Korlach

    Jonas Korlach was appointed Chief Scientific Officer of Pacific Biosciences in July 2012. He was previously a Scientific Fellow, supporting commercial development of the PacBio RS II system and performing research aimed at developing new applications for SMRT technologies. He ...

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  • Medhat Mahmoud, PhD

    Degree: Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science, Poznań, Poland. Postdoc fellow in Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine... Interests: I'm interested in studying genomic variants and their effect, including the ...

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  • Tatjana Matejic

    Tatjana is an immunologist with more than two decades of experience working at biotech and pharma companies from start-ups to large global corporations ( Pfizer,Inc. being the latest), contributing significantly to team efforts and successes of more than thirty early and clinical ...

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  • Molly McGinniss

    Molly McGinniss, MS, CGC, is Senior Director of Client and Partner Relations for Population Genomics at Genome Medical, a digital health company and specialty medical group focused on genetics and genomics. Through the Genome Medical Precision Insights team, she provides ...

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  • Dorottya Nagy-Szakal, MD PhD

    Dorottya earned her MD and PhD in clinical medicine from Semmelweis University of Medicine in Hungary. Holding postdoctoral fellowships at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital and Columbia University, she has 10+ years of experience in translational medicine ...

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  • John Quackenbush

    John Quackenbush is Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and Professor at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. John's PhD was in Theoretical Physics but a fellowship to work ...

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  • Fritz Sedlazeck

    Dr. Fritz Sedlazeck completed his PhD in 2012 in the group of Dr. Arndt von Haeseler at the Max F. Perutz Laboratory in Vienna. After a two year postdoc, he transitioned to the lab of Dr. Michael Schatz at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and later to Johns Hopkins University. Since ...

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  • Rachel Shelmerdine, PhD, MBA

    Rachel Shelmerdine has over 12 years' experience in the diagnostics industry, with lead roles across R&D, product development and innovation/medical affairs at Qiagen and Yourgene Health. Rachel has a proven track record of taking innovative, proof of principle technologies ...

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MAY 16 - 18 2023

Genetics Week Virtual Event Series 2023

Labroots is excited to announce our 11th Annual Event in the Genetics Week Virtual Event Series held on May 16-18, 2023!

Genetics Week Virtual Event Series 2023 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.

The tracks and topics for this year's event include:

Genetics and Genomics

  • Emerging Technologies and Novel Implementations
  • Single-Cell Genomics
    • Spatial Transcriptomics
  • Multi-Omics Methods and Applications
  • Long-read Sequencing
  • Representation in Genetic and Genomic Studies
    • Sex, Gender, Aging, and Health
    • Underserved Populations
    • Health Disparities
    • Disease and Accelerated Aging
  • New Trends in Medicine
    • AI
    • Network Medicine

Molecular Diagnostics

  • New Approaches in Molecular Diagnostics
  • Advances and Applications in Liquid Biopsy
  • Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Surveillance

Precision Medicine

  • Precision Medicine in Clinical Practice
    • New Approaches to Therapeutic Development
  • Moving Beyond Mutation
  • Precision Diagnostics
    • Companion Diagnostics
    • Omics-Based Biomarkers

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 2023 Genetics Virtual Week. Submit your abstract here.

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 genetics community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.

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.

Labroots is a proud partner of Chati, a virtual event platform that allows for the hosting of engaging and interactive virtual and hybrid events, catering to businesses of any vertical or size..

Connect with us!
When you attend the event remember to use the hashtag #LRgenetics to follow the conversation and connect with other members of the global Genetics & Genomics community! Follow @Genetics_LR on Twitter and @GeneticsandGenomics on Facebook to connect with our specialist Genetics & Genomics Writers and stay up to date with the latest Trending News.  

 


Speakers
  • Dr. Andris Abramenkovs PhD

    Product Manager, Sartorius
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Christiano R. R. Alves, PhD

    Instructor in Neurology, Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sairam Behera, PhD

    Research Fellow, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Carlos D. Bustamante, PhD

    Founder and CEO, Galatea Bio, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • David C. Danko, PhD

    Chief Technology Officer, Biotia, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Gilad Evrony, MD, PhD

    Physician-Scientist, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Center for Human Genetics and Genomics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jorge Fonseca

    Director, Product Management at Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Paul Frandsen, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Genomics, Brigham Young University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Yilei Fu

    PhD Student, Computer Science Department, Rice University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Robert C. Green, MD, MPH

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Mass General Brigham; Co-Founder, Nurture Genomics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Davidson H. Hamer, MD

    Professor of Global Health and Medicine at the Boston University School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Cissy Jiang, MS

    Sr. Global Product Manager, NGS products, Bio-Rad Laboratories.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Howard L. McLeod, FASCO, FCCP

    Medical Director, Precision Medicine, Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sungwon Lim, PhD

    CEO & Co-Founder, ImpriMed
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stephen Little, PhD

    Founder, Yourgene Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Timothy Looney, PhD

    Senior Director, Scientific Affairs at Singular Genomics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark Lynch

    Senior Vice President Global Sales and Customer Success, BioSkryb Genomics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Medhat Mahmoud, PhD

    Postdoctoral Associate
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Christopher E. Mason, PhD

    Associate Professor of Genomics, Physiology, and Biophysics at Weill Cornell Medicine and the Director of the WorldQuant Initiative for Quantitative Prediction
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Peter Lajos Nagy, MD, PhD

    Chief Medical Officer, Laboratory Director, Praxis Genomics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Marija Navickaitė

    Product Manager, Platinum DNA Polymerases and Phusion DNA Polymerases, Thermo Fisher
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lesley E. Northrop, PhD, FACMG

    Chief Diagnostic Officer, Everly Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Istvan Petak, MD, PhD

    Physician-scientist, Founder and CEO, Genomate Health, Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Alice B. Popejoy, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Divya Vijay Pratheek

    Director, Product Growth in Multi-omics at Automata
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Daryl Pritchard, PhD

    Senior Vice President of Science Policy, Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Heidi L. Rehm, PhD, FACMG

    Director, Genomic Medicine Unit, Center for Genomic Medicine, MGH, Chief Genomics Officer, Department of Medicine, MGH, Co-Director, Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute; Medical Director, Broad Clinical Laboratory, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Celeste Stone

    Senior Manager of Business Development at Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Axel Trefzer, PhD

    Director, Product Management, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Momo Vuyisich, PhD

    Co-founder and Chief Science Officer, Head of Clinical Research, Viome Life Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Matthias H. Weissensteiner, PhD

    Bioinformatician/Researcher, Institute of Avian Research
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mina Zeinali, PhD

    Single Cell Field Application Specialist, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY

Agenda

  • DNA Synthesis for mRNA Therapeutics - How to Ensure Good Results by Choosing the Right DNA
    MAY 18, 2023 12:00 PM PDT

    DNA Synthesis for mRNA Therapeutics - How to Ensure Good Results by Choosing the Right DNA

    Axel Trefzer, PhD
    Director, Product Management, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • MAY 18, 2023 10:30 AM PDT

    Panel Presentation: Achieving Efficient and Sensitive Rare Cell Capture for Culture and Downstream Molecular Analyses with Live Q&A

    Sponsored By: Bio-Rad Laboratories
    Mina Zeinali, PhD
    Single Cell Field Application Specialist, Bio-Rad Labor...
    Cissy Jiang, MS
    Sr. Global Product Manager, NGS products, Bio-Rad Labor...
  • Advances in Diagnostic Testing for the Bacteria, Viruses, and Parasites Behind Infectious Gastroenteritis with Live Q&A
    MAY 18, 2023 9:00 AM PDT

    Advances in Diagnostic Testing for the Bacteria, Viruses, and Parasites Behind Infectious Gastroenteritis with Live Q&A

    Davidson H. Hamer, MD
    Professor of Global Health and Medicine at the Boston University School of Public Health
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • MAY 18, 2023 7:30 AM PDT

    Panel Presentation: Real time PCR for Molecular Detection and Research of Infectious Disease Pathogens Beyond SARS-COV-2 with Live Q&A

    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Celeste Stone
    Senior Manager of Business Development at Thermo Fisher...
    Jorge Fonseca
    Director, Product Management at Thermo Fisher Scientifi...
  • AI in Precision Oncology: Personalized Treatment Ranking Based on the Totality of Molecular Information
    MAY 17, 2023 12:00 PM PDT

    AI in Precision Oncology: Personalized Treatment Ranking Based on the Totality of Molecular Information

    Istvan Petak, MD, PhD
    Physician-scientist, Founder and CEO, Genomate Health, Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Companion Diagnostics: Technical, Clinical and Commercial Challenges with Live Q&A
    MAY 17, 2023 10:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Companion Diagnostics: Technical, Clinical and Commercial Challenges with Live Q&A

    Stephen Little, PhD
    Founder, Yourgene Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: The Impact of Clinical Practice Gaps on the Implementation of Personalized Medicine in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (aNSCLC) with Live Q&A
    MAY 17, 2023 9:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: The Impact of Clinical Practice Gaps on the Implementation of Personalized Medicine in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (aNSCLC) with Live Q&A

    Daryl Pritchard, PhD
    Senior Vice President of Science Policy, Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Precision Medicine as a Population Health Strategy with Live Q&A
    MAY 17, 2023 7:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Precision Medicine as a Population Health Strategy with Live Q&A

    Dr. Howard L. McLeod, FASCO, FCCP
    Medical Director, Precision Medicine, Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Accelerating Research with Fast, Flexible, and Cost-Efficient Next-Generation Sequencing on the G4 Platform with Live Q&A
    MAY 16, 2023 12:00 PM PDT

    Accelerating Research with Fast, Flexible, and Cost-Efficient Next-Generation Sequencing on the G4 Platform with Live Q&A

    Timothy Looney, PhD
    Senior Director, Scientific Affairs at Singular Genomics
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Singular Genomics
  • DNA Polymerases at Work: Finding Your PCR Champion with Live Q&A
    MAY 16, 2023 10:30 AM PDT

    DNA Polymerases at Work: Finding Your PCR Champion with Live Q&A

    Marija Navickaitė
    Product Manager, Platinum DNA Polymerases and Phusion DNA Polymerases, Thermo Fisher
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Keynote Presentation: The Path to Universal Newborn Sequencing with Live Q&A
    MAY 16, 2023 9:00 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: The Path to Universal Newborn Sequencing with Live Q&A

    Robert C. Green, MD, MPH
    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Mass General Brigham; Co-Founder, Nurture Genomics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: How Do We Enable Precision Health at Scale for All? With Live Q&A
    MAY 16, 2023 7:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: How Do We Enable Precision Health at Scale for All? With Live Q&A

    Carlos D. Bustamante, PhD
    Founder and CEO, Galatea Bio, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Automation Beyond the Benchtop Instrument: Integrated Workflows in Genomics with Live Q&A
    MAY 16, 2023 6:00 AM PDT

    Automation Beyond the Benchtop Instrument: Integrated Workflows in Genomics with Live Q&A

    Divya Vijay Pratheek
    Director, Product Growth in Multi-omics at Automata
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Automata
  • MAY 16, 2023 6:00 AM PDT

    Panel Presentation: The Evolution from Single Cell to Oncology-Related Pathology with Live Q&A

    Sponsored By: Sartorius
    Mark Lynch
    Senior Vice President Global Sales and Customer Success...
    Dr. Andris Abramenkovs PhD
    Product Manager, Sartorius
  • Sequencing Errors and Alternative DNA Structures

    Sequencing Errors and Alternative DNA Structures

    Matthias H. Weissensteiner, PhD
    Bioinformatician/Researcher, Institute of Avian Research
    BIOGRAPHY
  • A Permanent Genetic Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Using Base Editors

    A Permanent Genetic Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Using Base Editors

    Christiano R. R. Alves, PhD
    Instructor in Neurology, Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    BIOGRAPHY
  • A Systems Medicine Platform Based on RNA Sequencing and Artificial Intelligence

    A Systems Medicine Platform Based on RNA Sequencing and Artificial Intelligence

    Momo Vuyisich, PhD
    Co-founder and Chief Science Officer, Head of Clinical Research, Viome Life Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Advancing Medicine Through Global Collaboration

    Advancing Medicine Through Global Collaboration

    Heidi L. Rehm, PhD, FACMG
    Director, Genomic Medicine Unit, Center for Genomic Medicine, MGH, Chief Genomics Officer, Department of Medicine, MGH, Co-Director, Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute; Medical Director, Broad Clinical Laboratory, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
    BIOGRAPHY
  • At Home Collection: Removing Barriers to STI Detection & Diagnosis

    At Home Collection: Removing Barriers to STI Detection & Diagnosis

    Lesley E. Northrop, PhD, FACMG
    Chief Diagnostic Officer, Everly Health
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Hanging by a Thread: Using High Fidelity Long-Read Sequencing to Uncover the Genomic Basis of Insect Silk

    Hanging by a Thread: Using High Fidelity Long-Read Sequencing to Uncover the Genomic Basis of Insect Silk

    Paul Frandsen, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Genomics, Brigham Young University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • How Population-based Metrics for Diversity Shape Human Genomics Research and Reference Resources

    How Population-based Metrics for Diversity Shape Human Genomics Research and Reference Resources

    Alice B. Popejoy, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Improving Genomic Analysis by Fixing Reference Errors

    Improving Genomic Analysis by Fixing Reference Errors

    Sairam Behera, PhD
    Research Fellow, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Long-read Sequencing at Scale and High Accuracy

    Long-read Sequencing at Scale and High Accuracy

    Medhat Mahmoud, PhD
    Postdoctoral Associate
    BIOGRAPHY
  • MethPhase: Automated Methylation-based Haplotype Phasing of Human Genomes with Oxford Nanopore Sequencing

    MethPhase: Automated Methylation-based Haplotype Phasing of Human Genomes with Oxford Nanopore Sequencing

    Yilei Fu
    PhD Student, Computer Science Department, Rice University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Moving Beyond Mutation: AI-driven Functional Precision Medicine for Cancer

    Moving Beyond Mutation: AI-driven Functional Precision Medicine for Cancer

    Sungwon Lim, PhD
    CEO & Co-Founder, ImpriMed
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Multi-Omics for Astronauts and Missions to Mars

    Multi-Omics for Astronauts and Missions to Mars

    Christopher E. Mason, Ph.D
    Associate Professor; Director, WorldQuant Initiative for Quantitative Prediction, Weill Cornell Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sequencing Single-Strand Mismatch and Damage Patterns by Long-Read Sequencing

    Sequencing Single-Strand Mismatch and Damage Patterns by Long-Read Sequencing

    Gilad Evrony, MD, PhD
    Physician-Scientist, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Center for Human Genetics and Genomics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • The Advantage of Combining Short Read Whole Genome Sequencing, Optical Genome Mapping and Transcriptome Analysis in Constitutional and Cancer Diagnostics

    The Advantage of Combining Short Read Whole Genome Sequencing, Optical Genome Mapping and Transcriptome Analysis in Constitutional and Cancer Diagnostics

    Peter Lajos Nagy, MD, PhD
    Chief Medical Officer, Laboratory Director, Praxis Genomics
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Towards A Global Federated System for Biosurveillance and Pandemic Early Warning Using Genomic, Epidemiological, Climate and Environmental Data

    Towards A Global Federated System for Biosurveillance and Pandemic Early Warning Using Genomic, Epidemiological, Climate and Environmental Data

    David C. Danko, PhD
    Chief Technology Officer, Biotia, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Genetics and Genomics
    • Long-read Sequencing
    • MethPhase: Automated Methylation-based Haplotype Phasing of Human Genomes with Oxford Nanopore Sequencing

      MethPhase: Automated Methylation-based Haplotype Phasing of Human Genomes with Oxford Nanopore Sequencing

      Yilei Fu
      PhD Student, Computer Science Department, Rice University
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Long-read Sequencing at Scale and High Accuracy

      Long-read Sequencing at Scale and High Accuracy

      Medhat Mahmoud, PhD
      Postdoctoral Associate
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Improving Genomic Analysis by Fixing Reference Errors

      Improving Genomic Analysis by Fixing Reference Errors

      Sairam Behera, PhD
      Research Fellow, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Sequencing Single-Strand Mismatch and Damage Patterns by Long-Read Sequencing

      Sequencing Single-Strand Mismatch and Damage Patterns by Long-Read Sequencing

      Gilad Evrony, MD, PhD
      Physician-Scientist, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Center for Human Genetics and Genomics
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Hanging by a Thread: Using High Fidelity Long-Read Sequencing to Uncover the Genomic Basis of Insect Silk

      Hanging by a Thread: Using High Fidelity Long-Read Sequencing to Uncover the Genomic Basis of Insect Silk

      Paul Frandsen, PhD
      Assistant Professor of Genomics, Brigham Young University
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Sequencing Errors and Alternative DNA Structures

      Sequencing Errors and Alternative DNA Structures

      Matthias H. Weissensteiner, PhD
      Bioinformatician/Researcher, Institute of Avian Research
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Representation in Genetic and Genomic Studies
    • How Population-based Metrics for Diversity Shape Human Genomics Research and Reference Resources

      How Population-based Metrics for Diversity Shape Human Genomics Research and Reference Resources

      Alice B. Popejoy, PhD
      Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Keynote Presentation: How Do We Enable Precision Health at Scale for All? With Live Q&A
      MAY 16, 2023 7:30 AM PDT

      Keynote Presentation: How Do We Enable Precision Health at Scale for All? With Live Q&A

      Carlos D. Bustamante, PhD
      Founder and CEO, Galatea Bio, Inc.
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Multi-Omics Methods and Applications
    • Multi-Omics for Astronauts and Missions to Mars

      Multi-Omics for Astronauts and Missions to Mars

      Christopher E. Mason, Ph.D
      Associate Professor; Director, WorldQuant Initiative for Quantitative Prediction, Weill Cornell Medicine
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Single-Cell Genomics
    • MAY 16, 2023 6:00 AM PDT

      Panel Presentation: The Evolution from Single Cell to Oncology-Related Pathology with Live Q&A

      Sponsored By: Sartorius
      Mark Lynch
      Senior Vice President Global Sales and Customer Success...
      Dr. Andris Abramenkovs PhD
      Product Manager, Sartorius
    • Emerging Technologies and Novel Implementations
    • Automation Beyond the Benchtop Instrument: Integrated Workflows in Genomics with Live Q&A
      MAY 16, 2023 6:00 AM PDT

      Automation Beyond the Benchtop Instrument: Integrated Workflows in Genomics with Live Q&A

      Divya Vijay Pratheek
      Director, Product Growth in Multi-omics at Automata
      BIOGRAPHY
      Sponsored By: Automata
    • Keynote Presentation: The Path to Universal Newborn Sequencing with Live Q&A
      MAY 16, 2023 9:00 AM PDT

      Keynote Presentation: The Path to Universal Newborn Sequencing with Live Q&A

      Robert C. Green, MD, MPH
      Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Mass General Brigham; Co-Founder, Nurture Genomics
      BIOGRAPHY
    • DNA Polymerases at Work: Finding Your PCR Champion with Live Q&A
      MAY 16, 2023 10:30 AM PDT

      DNA Polymerases at Work: Finding Your PCR Champion with Live Q&A

      Marija Navickaitė
      Product Manager, Platinum DNA Polymerases and Phusion DNA Polymerases, Thermo Fisher
      BIOGRAPHY
      Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
    • Accelerating Research with Fast, Flexible, and Cost-Efficient Next-Generation Sequencing on the G4 Platform with Live Q&A
      MAY 16, 2023 12:00 PM PDT

      Accelerating Research with Fast, Flexible, and Cost-Efficient Next-Generation Sequencing on the G4 Platform with Live Q&A

      Timothy Looney, PhD
      Senior Director, Scientific Affairs at Singular Genomics
      BIOGRAPHY
      Sponsored By: Singular Genomics
  • Molecular Diagnostics
    • New Approaches in Molecular Diagnostics
    • Advancing Medicine Through Global Collaboration

      Advancing Medicine Through Global Collaboration

      Heidi L. Rehm, PhD, FACMG
      Director, Genomic Medicine Unit, Center for Genomic Medicine, MGH, Chief Genomics Officer, Department of Medicine, MGH, Co-Director, Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute; Medical Director, Broad Clinical Laboratory, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
      BIOGRAPHY
    • The Advantage of Combining Short Read Whole Genome Sequencing, Optical Genome Mapping and Transcriptome Analysis in Constitutional and Cancer Diagnostics

      The Advantage of Combining Short Read Whole Genome Sequencing, Optical Genome Mapping and Transcriptome Analysis in Constitutional and Cancer Diagnostics

      Peter Lajos Nagy, MD, PhD
      Chief Medical Officer, Laboratory Director, Praxis Genomics
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Surveillance
    • At Home Collection: Removing Barriers to STI Detection & Diagnosis

      At Home Collection: Removing Barriers to STI Detection & Diagnosis

      Lesley E. Northrop, PhD, FACMG
      Chief Diagnostic Officer, Everly Health
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Towards A Global Federated System for Biosurveillance and Pandemic Early Warning Using Genomic, Epidemiological, Climate and Environmental Data

      Towards A Global Federated System for Biosurveillance and Pandemic Early Warning Using Genomic, Epidemiological, Climate and Environmental Data

      David C. Danko, PhD
      Chief Technology Officer, Biotia, Inc.
      BIOGRAPHY
    • MAY 18, 2023 7:30 AM PDT

      Panel Presentation: Real time PCR for Molecular Detection and Research of Infectious Disease Pathogens Beyond SARS-COV-2 with Live Q&A

      Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
      Celeste Stone
      Senior Manager of Business Development at Thermo Fisher...
      Jorge Fonseca
      Director, Product Management at Thermo Fisher Scientifi...
    • Advances in Diagnostic Testing for the Bacteria, Viruses, and Parasites Behind Infectious Gastroenteritis with Live Q&A
      MAY 18, 2023 9:00 AM PDT

      Advances in Diagnostic Testing for the Bacteria, Viruses, and Parasites Behind Infectious Gastroenteritis with Live Q&A

      Davidson H. Hamer, MD
      Professor of Global Health and Medicine at the Boston University School of Public Health
      BIOGRAPHY
      Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
    • DNA Synthesis for mRNA Therapeutics - How to Ensure Good Results by Choosing the Right DNA
      MAY 18, 2023 12:00 PM PDT

      DNA Synthesis for mRNA Therapeutics - How to Ensure Good Results by Choosing the Right DNA

      Axel Trefzer, PhD
      Director, Product Management, Thermo Fisher Scientific
      BIOGRAPHY
      Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
    • Advances and Applications in Liquid Biopsy
    • MAY 18, 2023 10:30 AM PDT

      Panel Presentation: Achieving Efficient and Sensitive Rare Cell Capture for Culture and Downstream Molecular Analyses with Live Q&A

      Sponsored By: Bio-Rad Laboratories
      Mina Zeinali, PhD
      Single Cell Field Application Specialist, Bio-Rad Labor...
      Cissy Jiang, MS
      Sr. Global Product Manager, NGS products, Bio-Rad Labor...
  • Precision Medicine
    • Precision Medicine in Clinical Practice
    • A Permanent Genetic Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Using Base Editors

      A Permanent Genetic Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Using Base Editors

      Christiano R. R. Alves, PhD
      Instructor in Neurology, Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Keynote Presentation: Precision Medicine as a Population Health Strategy with Live Q&A
      MAY 17, 2023 7:30 AM PDT

      Keynote Presentation: Precision Medicine as a Population Health Strategy with Live Q&A

      Dr. Howard L. McLeod, FASCO, FCCP
      Medical Director, Precision Medicine, Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Keynote Presentation: The Impact of Clinical Practice Gaps on the Implementation of Personalized Medicine in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (aNSCLC) with Live Q&A
      MAY 17, 2023 9:00 AM PDT

      Keynote Presentation: The Impact of Clinical Practice Gaps on the Implementation of Personalized Medicine in Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (aNSCLC) with Live Q&A

      Daryl Pritchard, PhD
      Senior Vice President of Science Policy, Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC)
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Keynote Presentation: Companion Diagnostics: Technical, Clinical and Commercial Challenges with Live Q&A
      MAY 17, 2023 10:30 AM PDT

      Keynote Presentation: Companion Diagnostics: Technical, Clinical and Commercial Challenges with Live Q&A

      Stephen Little, PhD
      Founder, Yourgene Health
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Precision Diagnostics
    • A Systems Medicine Platform Based on RNA Sequencing and Artificial Intelligence

      A Systems Medicine Platform Based on RNA Sequencing and Artificial Intelligence

      Momo Vuyisich, PhD
      Co-founder and Chief Science Officer, Head of Clinical Research, Viome Life Sciences
      BIOGRAPHY
    • Moving Beyond Mutation
    • Moving Beyond Mutation: AI-driven Functional Precision Medicine for Cancer

      Moving Beyond Mutation: AI-driven Functional Precision Medicine for Cancer

      Sungwon Lim, PhD
      CEO & Co-Founder, ImpriMed
      BIOGRAPHY
    • AI in Precision Oncology: Personalized Treatment Ranking Based on the Totality of Molecular Information
      MAY 17, 2023 12:00 PM PDT

      AI in Precision Oncology: Personalized Treatment Ranking Based on the Totality of Molecular Information

      Istvan Petak, MD, PhD
      Physician-scientist, Founder and CEO, Genomate Health, Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
      BIOGRAPHY

Speakers


  • Dr. Andris Abramenkovs PhD

    Dr. Andris Abramenkovs PhD

    Product Manager, Sartorius

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Christiano R. R. Alves, PhD

    Christiano R. R. Alves, PhD

    Instructor in Neurology, Center for Genomic Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sairam Behera, PhD

    Sairam Behera, PhD

    Research Fellow, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Carlos D. Bustamante, PhD

    Carlos D. Bustamante, PhD

    Founder and CEO, Galatea Bio, Inc.

    BIOGRAPHY
  • David C. Danko, PhD

    David C. Danko, PhD

    Chief Technology Officer, Biotia, Inc.

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Gilad Evrony, MD, PhD

    Gilad Evrony, MD, PhD

    Physician-Scientist, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Center for Human Genetics and Genomics

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jorge Fonseca

    Jorge Fonseca

    Director, Product Management at Thermo Fisher Scientific

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Paul Frandsen, PhD

    Paul Frandsen, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Genomics, Brigham Young University

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Yilei Fu

    Yilei Fu

    PhD Student, Computer Science Department, Rice University

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Robert C. Green, MD, MPH

    Robert C. Green, MD, MPH

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Mass General Brigham; Co-Founder, Nurture Genomics

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Davidson H. Hamer, MD

    Davidson H. Hamer, MD

    Professor of Global Health and Medicine at the Boston University School of Public Health

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Cissy Jiang, MS

    Cissy Jiang, MS

    Sr. Global Product Manager, NGS products, Bio-Rad Laboratories.

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Howard L. McLeod, FASCO, FCCP

    Dr. Howard L. McLeod, FASCO, FCCP

    Medical Director, Precision Medicine, Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Sungwon Lim, PhD

    Sungwon Lim, PhD

    CEO & Co-Founder, ImpriMed

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Stephen Little, PhD

    Stephen Little, PhD

    Founder, Yourgene Health

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Timothy Looney, PhD

    Timothy Looney, PhD

    Senior Director, Scientific Affairs at Singular Genomics

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mark Lynch

    Mark Lynch

    Senior Vice President Global Sales and Customer Success, BioSkryb Genomics

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Medhat Mahmoud, PhD

    Medhat Mahmoud, PhD

    Postdoctoral Associate

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Christopher E. Mason, PhD

    Christopher E. Mason, PhD

    Associate Professor of Genomics, Physiology, and Biophysics at Weill Cornell Medicine and the Director of the WorldQuant Initiative for Quantitative Prediction

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Peter Lajos Nagy, MD, PhD

    Peter Lajos Nagy, MD, PhD

    Chief Medical Officer, Laboratory Director, Praxis Genomics

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Marija Navickaitė

    Marija Navickaitė

    Product Manager, Platinum DNA Polymerases and Phusion DNA Polymerases, Thermo Fisher

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lesley E. Northrop, PhD, FACMG

    Lesley E. Northrop, PhD, FACMG

    Chief Diagnostic Officer, Everly Health

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Istvan Petak, MD, PhD

    Istvan Petak, MD, PhD

    Physician-scientist, Founder and CEO, Genomate Health, Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Alice B. Popejoy, PhD

    Alice B. Popejoy, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Divya Vijay Pratheek

    Divya Vijay Pratheek

    Director, Product Growth in Multi-omics at Automata

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Daryl Pritchard, PhD

    Daryl Pritchard, PhD

    Senior Vice President of Science Policy, Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC)

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Heidi L. Rehm, PhD, FACMG

    Heidi L. Rehm, PhD, FACMG

    Director, Genomic Medicine Unit, Center for Genomic Medicine, MGH, Chief Genomics Officer, Department of Medicine, MGH, Co-Director, Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute; Medical Director, Broad Clinical Laboratory, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Celeste Stone

    Celeste Stone

    Senior Manager of Business Development at Thermo Fisher Scientific

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Axel Trefzer, PhD

    Axel Trefzer, PhD

    Director, Product Management, Thermo Fisher Scientific

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Momo Vuyisich, PhD

    Momo Vuyisich, PhD

    Co-founder and Chief Science Officer, Head of Clinical Research, Viome Life Sciences

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Matthias H. Weissensteiner, PhD

    Matthias H. Weissensteiner, PhD

    Bioinformatician/Researcher, Institute of Avian Research

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Mina Zeinali, PhD

    Mina Zeinali, PhD

    Single Cell Field Application Specialist, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.

    BIOGRAPHY

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