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Genetics Virtual Week 2021

LabRoots is excited to announce our 9th Annual Genetics Virtual Week held on April 20-22, 2021!

Genetics Virtual Week 2021 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.

Last year's Genetics Virtual Week included the following topics:

Genetics and Genomics

Genome Editing

  • Latest Genome Editing Techniques and Applications
  • Measuring the Outcomes of Genome Editing Experiments & Characterizing Undesired Editing Effects

The Evolution of Genome Reference Concepts

  • Latest Techniques for Creating Reference-Quality Genomes
  • Analysis and Implications of Pan Genomes

Single Cell and Spatial Genomics

  • Full-length RNA sequencing with Single-Cell Resolution

Structural Variation

  • Latest Methods & Analysis Tools for Characterizing Structural Genomic Variation
  • Structural Genetic Variation in the Global Human Population
  • Implementation of WGS-SV Calling in Monogenic Rare Diseases

Human Genomic Evolution

Molecular Diagnostics

Point of Care Testing

  • Quality
  • Accessibility
  • Cost/Reimbursement
  • Disruptive POC Devices

Emerging Technologies in Molecular Diagnostics

  • Liquid Biopsy
  • CRISPR Diagnostics
  • Digital PCR
  • Omics-based Biomarker Discovery
  • Clinical metagenomics

Artificial Intelligence

  • CDS Tools in Molecular Diagnostics
  • ML based Clinical Algorithms in Cancer Genetics
  • Role of AI in Genomics

Precision Medicine

Rare Disease in Precision Medicine

Precision Medicine in Clinic

  • Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies - The long and the short of it

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 2021 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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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.  If you are interested in sponsoring a Poster for this virtual event and generate leads, the cost is $250 and you can submit the poster at advertise@labroots.com.


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 of 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

To download the Program Committee brochure here.


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