The LabRoots 4th Annual Genetics and Genomics free virtual conference was a wonderful event for research scientists, post docs, principal investigators, lab directors and other genetics professionals to learn about recent advances in genetics research. This year's conference highlighted some fabulous presentations from Robert Green, Amalio Telenti, David Bentley, Alexander Wait Zaranek and many more.
Watch this video to learn about some of the featured speakers.
This virtual conference is now On Demand and allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. You can participate in exactly those parts which you are interested in and be back at your desk or bench in an instant. Virtual events remove time and place restrictions and ensure that everyone who wants to participate can do so. 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.
Genetics plays a crucial role in the constantly growing and challenging fields of diagnosis and treatment of genetic disorders, infectious diseases and acquired diseases. This conference will focus on "Biology to the Clinic", and will highlight the topics below.
Innovations in Genomic Tools and Technologies
-Omics in Health and Disease
Clinical Utility of the Newest Technologies
Genetics and Genomics conference participants benefit from interacting with field experts and networking with colleagues. Attendees can also “walk” through the virtual exhibit hall to learn about the latest in genetics and genomics tools and assays. Join LabRoots in leading progress toward understanding the genetics behind disease and treatment.
By participating in this virtual event and watching webcast presentations, you can earn Free CEU, CE, and/or CME credits. To earn educational credits, you must view an entire presentation. Following the presentation you must click on the educational credit link provided for that particular speaker and follow the required process. Once you have completed the process, you will receive a certificate for the educational credit. The American Board of Genetic Counseling, certifies genetic counselors and accredits genetic counseling training programs. The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) is the professional membership association for the genetic counseling profession.
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John Platig is a computational biologist interested in developing quantitative, mechanistically informed models for integrating high throughput biological data. John received a PhD in Physics at the University of Maryland, studying complex networks and biological systems. During his postdoc at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, he developed methods for analyzing networks of eQTLs and studied the effects of kinase inhibition in Mycobacterium tuberculosis using multi-omic approaches. Starting in 2018, John joined the faculty at the Channing Division of Network Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where he continues to work on network models for multi-omic data integration. John's current research is focused on models for better understanding how genetic variants influence transcription factor regulatory networks and the subsequent impact on human health and disease.
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The speakers below have been approved for Continuing Education Credits. To redeem your credits, locate the presentation you watched and click on the CE buttons for further direction. For more general information regarding continuing education, the processes to receive credits, and the accreditation bodies, Click here
Dr. Shawn C. Baker is the Chief Science Officer and co-founder of AllSeq. Having received his Ph.D. at the University of California - Davis, he started his career as a Research Scientist at Illumina when it was a 15-person startup. After spending several years at the bench ...See more See less
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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 ...See more See less
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 ...See more See less
Pierre-Antoine Gourraud is a former student of the Ecole Normale Suprieure de Lyon in France. After receiving an M.P.H. from University Paris XIII in 2002, he got his Ph.D. in Immunogenetic Epidemiology and Public Health from Toulouse University in 2005. He relocated to the ...See more See less
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Yue Wan received her B.Sc in Cell Biology and Biochemistry from the University of California, San Diego. She obtained her Ph.D in Cancer Biology Stanford University, California, USA, under the mentorship of Howard Y. Chang. During her PhD, she developed the first ...See more See less
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