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NOV 20, 2013

Advanced Genomics in Clinical and Translational Research - Fall

Fall 2013 Webinar Series - November 20th

Genetic information is rapidly transforming the future of healthcare by enabling accurate and affordable diagnosis and prognosis, targeted treatments, and monitoring solutions. Life Technologies is committed to providing reliable and easy-to-use solutions, services, and support to meet the demanding needs of your work.

From scalable translational research solutions to proven clinical laboratory services and diagnostics, Life Technologies is a partner you can trust to help you efficiently develop and apply differentiated clinical applications today, and for many years into the future.

This quarterly webinar series will focus on topics in translational research and clinical diagnostics including pharmacogenomics, infectious disease, advances in cancer, inherited diseases, biomarker discovery and validation, Companion Diagnostics, reimbursement, assay validation and QC.

This event will bring together translational researchers, clinicians, laboratory professionals and experts from Life Technologies from around the world to learn about advances in advanced genomics. This conference offers an amazing opportunity as it is free to participants, and there will be no out-of-pocket expenses for travel. However, participants will still benefit from interacting with a global community of like-minded colleagues, without leaving the comfort of their office or home.

Conference participants will be able to:
 

  • Attend interactive live streaming video sessions
  • Have their questions answered in real-time by industry experts
  • Browse a virtual Life Technologies booth
  • Earn free CE continuing education credits

Speakers
  • Mark Borgman, PhD

    Director of Clinical Laboratory Operations at PGXL Laboratories
  • George A. Green IV, PhD

    Director, Pharmacodiagnostics, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Nicole Littmann

    Vice President, Client Services, Quorum Consulting
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dan Rhodes, PhD

    Head of Medical Science Informatics, Life Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY

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Agenda
  • NOV 20, 2013 11:00 AM PST
    Dan Rhodes, PhD
    Head of Medical Science Informatics, Life Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
  • NOV 20, 2013 10:00 AM PST
    Nicole Littmann
    Vice President, Client Services, Quorum Consulting
    BIOGRAPHY
  • NOV 20, 2013 9:00 AM PST
    George A. Green IV, PhD
    Director, Pharmacodiagnostics, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • NOV 20, 2013 8:00 AM PST
    Mark Borgman, PhD
    Director of Clinical Laboratory Operations at PGXL Laboratories
  • Sessions
  • NOV 20, 2013 8:00 AM PST
    Mark Borgman, PhD
    Director of Clinical Laboratory Operations at PGXL Laboratories
  • NOV 20, 2013 9:00 AM PST
    George A. Green IV, PhD
    Director, Pharmacodiagnostics, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • NOV 20, 2013 10:00 AM PST
    Nicole Littmann
    Vice President, Client Services, Quorum Consulting
    BIOGRAPHY
  • NOV 20, 2013 11:00 AM PST
    Dan Rhodes, PhD
    Head of Medical Science Informatics, Life Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
Speakers

  • Mark Borgman, PhD
    Director of Clinical Laboratory Operations at PGXL Laboratories
  • George A. Green IV, PhD
    Director, Pharmacodiagnostics, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Nicole Littmann
    Vice President, Client Services, Quorum Consulting
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dan Rhodes, PhD
    Head of Medical Science Informatics, Life Technologies
    BIOGRAPHY
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Committee

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  • R. Claudio Aguilar, Ph.D.

    Dr. Aguilar obtained his PhD degree in Immunochemistry from the School of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dr. Aguilar pursued his post-doctoral training at the National institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD in the lab of the well-known cell ...

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  • Ottavio Arancio MD, Ph.D

    Dr. Ottavio Arancio received his Ph.D and M.D. from the University of Pisa (Italy). From 1981 to 1986 he took residency training in Neurology at the University of Verona (Italy). Dr. Arancio has held Faculty appointments at Columbia University, NYU School of Medicine and at ...

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  • Antonio Baines

    Dr. Antonio T. Baines is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at North Carolina Central University (NCCU) and an adjunct professor in the Department of Pharmacology in the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill. He earned a ...

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  • Chairman - Szczepan Baran

    Szczepan is a Comparative Medicine Veterinarian & Scientist turned "technology geek" who currently heads the Global Emerging Technologies (GET) within Comparative Medicine at Novartis. In this position, Szczepan leads integrated enterprise strategy for digital and non-digital ...

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  • Pinar Bayrak-Toydemir, MD, PhD

    Dr. Bayrak-Toydemir is the medical director of the Molecular Genetics and Genomics Laboratories at ARUP and an associate professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Bayrak-Toydemir received her MD from the Ankara University School of Medicine in ...

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  • Joan W Bennett, PhD

  • Josip Blonder

    Dr. Blonder leads the Clinical Proteomics Group at the CRTP/FNL. FNL is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc., for the National Cancer Institute (NCI). In 1978, Dr. Blonder received his M.D. at the Rijeka University ...

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  • Peter Blume-Jensen

    Dr. Peter Blume-Jensen has extensive expertise in basic and translational cancer research, oncogenic signaling, and targeted oncology therapeutics drug discovery prior to joining Metamark as CSO in 2010.  From 2001 to 2008 Peter was department head at first Serono, US and ...

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  • Christoph Borchers

    Dr. Borchers received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Konstanz, Germany. After his post-doctoral training and employment as a staff scientist at NIEHS/NIH/RTP, NC and he was the director of the Duke - UNC Proteomics Facility and held a faculty position at UNC ...

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  • Charles Cantor, PhD

    Dr. Charles Cantor is a founder, and Chief Scientific Officer at SEQUENOM, Inc., which is a genetics discovery company with tools, information and strategies for determining the medical impact of genes and genetic variations. He is also the founder of SelectX Pharmaceuticals ...

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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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  • Cynthia Foss Bowman

    Dr. Cynthia Bowman has been a broad based general pathologist for over 30 years. She graduated with a BA in Chemistry from St. Olaf College, received her MD from Vanderbilt University Medical School, and trained for 6 years at the University of California, San Francisco as a ...

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  • George Fritsma

    George Fritsma is an associate professor in Laboratory Medicine of the Department of Pathology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prof. Fritsma manages www.fritsmafactor.com, "The Fritsma Factor, Your Interactive Hemostasis Resource," a clinical coagulation ...

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  • Wieslaw Furmaga, MD

    Director, Clinical Chemistry Laboratory University Hospital Director, General Laboratory Cancer Treatment Research Center Director, Proteomics Laboratory UTHSC at San Antonio Interim Director, Molecular Laboratory UTHSC at San Antonio Associate Director, Mycology Laboratory UTHSC ...

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  • Sharon Geaghan, MD

    Dr. Geaghan is Chief, Pathology at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, and Co-Director of Clinical Laboratories at Stanford Hospital and Clinics. She also directs the Bass Pediatric Cancer Center Laboratory at the Lucile Packard Hospital; is Director of the Point of ...

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  • Eric Gluck, MD, JD

  • Timothy Harris

    Since June 2011, Dr. Harris has served as the Senior Vice President of Translational Medicine at Biogen Idec. Dr. Harris has served as the Director of the Advanced Technology Program at SAIC Frederick since 2007 and Chief Technology Officer for SAIC Frederick since 2008. Prior to ...

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  • Daniel Irimia, MD, PhD

  • Fred Russell Kramer, PhD

    Fred Russell Kramer currently works at the Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, at the Public Health Research Institute of the New Jersey Medical School at Rutgers University. His laboratory's current current project is the design of extremely ...

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  • Paul LaPointe, PhD

  • Martin Latterich

    The discovery of proteinaceous disease biomarkers and their clinical validation is critically important for the enablement of molecular diagnostics and ultimately, precision medicine. In spite of the importance of biomarkers, research done in the last two decades has yielded ...

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  • Ariel Louwrier

    President & CEO of StressMarq Biosciences Inc., a research reagent company with primary product lines in neurodegenerative diseases and cellular stress based in Victoria (BC), Canada. Successful Senior Scientific Business Executive with demonstrated expertise growing markets ...

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  • Hans Loyda, PhD

  • Mark Marzinke

    Mark Marzinke, PhD, DABCC earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and subsequently completed a clinical chemistry fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University in 2012. During his clinical fellowship, Dr. Marzinke focused on the development and ...

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  • Vincent Mauro, Ph.D.

    Dr. Mauro is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurobiology at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California. He is also a co-founder and lead scientist of Promosome, a biotechnology company focused on bioproduction enablement and DNA vaccines. In addition, Dr ...

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  • Ross J Molinaro, PhD, MT(ASCP), DABCC, FACB

    Ross J. Molinaro, PhD, MT(ASCP), DABCC, FACB is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Emory University. He received his PhD in Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Medicine from Cleveland State University and completed the ComACC training ...

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  • Judd Moul

    Judd W. Moul is James H. Semans, MD Professor of Surgery, Division of Urologic Surgery, and Director of the Duke Prostate Center, Duke Cancer Institute at Duke University Medical Center. Prior to joining Duke, he was Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of ...

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  • James H. Nichols, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB

  • Cathy Owen

  • Andrea Rose, PhD, MBA

  • Amy K Saenger, PhD, DABCC, FACB

  • Joely Straseski, PhD, MS, MT(ASCP), DABCC

    Dr. Straseski is a medical director of endocrinology at ARUP Laboratories and an assistant professor of pathology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. She received her PhD in pathology and laboratory medicine and a Master's degree in bacteriology from the University of ...

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  • Deanne Taylor

    Dr. Taylors background is in biophysics, bioinformatics, computational biology and structural biology with emphasis on human genetics and translational medicine. She obtained her Ph.D. in Biophysics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and completed a postdoctoral ...

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  • Theral Timpson

  • Sihe Wang

    Dr. Sihe Wang is Section Head and Medical Director of Clinical Biochemistry and Director of Clinical Biochemistry Fellowship Training Program, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. He also chairs the clinical chemistry integration effort for the Cleveland Clinic Health System which ...

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  • Kathryn Wellen, PhD

  • Stephanie Willerth, PhD

    Dr. Willerth currently holds a Canada Research Chair in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Victoria where she is dually appointed in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Division of Medical Sciences. Her research group investigates how to engineer neural tissue ...

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