LabRoots is excited to announce our 8th Annual Genetics Week Virtual Event Series held on April 21-23, 2020!
Genetics Virtual Week 2020 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.
This years Genetics Virtual Week will include the following topics:
Genetics and Genomics
The Evolution of Genome Reference Concepts
Single Cell and Spatial Genomics
Human Genomic Evolution
Point of Care Testing
Emerging Technologies in Molecular Diagnostics
Rare Disease in Precision Medicine
Precision Medicine in Clinic
Molecular Profiling - from Bench to Bedside
Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open 6 months from the date of the live event. 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 2020 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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Stanford Ascherman Professor, Chair of Genetics Director of the Center of Genomics and Personalized Medicine
Research Associate, Lippman Lab, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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Associate Director of Research and Development for GENEWIZ
Associate professor and consultant in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Founder and director of the Clinical Genome Sequencing Laboratory at Mayo
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Program Director, MS in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics, Assistant Professor of Genetics, School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at the Keck Graduate Institute
Chief Scientific Officer, Pacific Biosciences
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Chief Medical Officer, Biotia, Research Assistant Professor, Department Cell Biology/College of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Senior Global Product Manager, RNA Profiling , QIAGEN
Associate Director of Marketing
Founder and CSO, CasTag Biosciences Chair and Professor of Cell Biology, Duke University
Senior Computational Biologist, 10x Genomics
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