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Genetics and Genomics 2018
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As the foundation of life, genetics provides a base for other sciences to grow from. This is why LabRoots is excited to announce the 6th Annual Genetics and Genomics virtual conference! The free, two-day Genetics and Genomics 2018 event will cover the most recent and exciting advances in genetics research.
 

LabRoots invites research scientists, post docs, principal investigators, lab directors and other genetics professionals to learn about new discoveries and discuss their own findings with like-minded colleagues and experts in the field. Some topics of discussion from Genetics 2017 included: gene therapy, gene modifiers and disease progression, single cell genomics, liquid biopsies and exosome, and precision medicine.
 

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!
 

Our virtual conference 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.
 

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 2018 Genetics and Genomics Virtual Event. Submission is free. Submit your abstract here. 
 

Continuing Education
 

By participating in this virtual event and watching webcast presentations, you can earn free CEU, PACE, 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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POSTER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

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.

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

Enter the following information to this Submission Form:

  • Poster Title
  • Your Name
  • Your Institution
  • Your Email
  • Abstract describing the poster

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.

Questions? Email Posters@LabRoots.com

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Committee

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  • Timothy Harris, PhD

    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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  • Agnieszka Lichanzka Ph.D.

    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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  • 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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  • Deanne Taylor, MS, PhD

    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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  • C Jimmy Lin, MD, PhD, MHS

    Jimmy Lin, MD, PhD, MHS, is a 2012 TED Fellow and Founder & President of Rare Genomics Institute, the world's first platform to enable any community to leverage cutting-edge biotechnology to advance understanding of any rare disease. Partnering with 18 of the top medical ...

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  • John Quackenbush, PhD

    John Quackenbush received his PhD in 1990 in theoretical physics from UCLA working on string theory models. Following two years as a postdoctoral fellow in physics, Dr. Quackenbush applied for and received a Special Emphasis Research Career Award from the National Center for ...

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  • Pierre-Antoine Gourraud, PhD, MPH

    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 ...

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  • Shawn Baker, PhD

    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 ...

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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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  • Yue Wan, PhD

    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 ...

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