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  • Shawn Baker

    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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  • 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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  • Sarah Elsea

    Dr. Sarah H. Elsea is an Associate Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and is Senior Division Director of Biochemical Genetics at Baylor Genetics. Dr. Elsea earned a B.S. in chemistry from Missouri State University and Ph.D. in biochemistry ...

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  • Emily Hollister

    Dr. Emily Hollister is a microbial ecologist and serves as the Vice President for Information Technology & Analytics at Diversigen, Inc. Prior to joining Diversigen, Dr. Hollister served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of ...

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  • Eugean Jiwanmall

    Eugean Jiwanmall's past professional experiences include basic science and clinical research. In his current role as a Senior Research Analyst for Medical Policy & Technology Evaluation at Independence Blue Cross' Claim Payment Policy Department within Facilitated Health ...

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  • Mark Kiel, PhD

    Dr. Mark Kiel is Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer at Genomenon, where he oversees the company's scientific direction and product development. After spending 15 years preparing for a life of academic research, Mark became convinced that revolutionary change in genomics was ...

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  • Jonas Korlach

    Jonas Korlach was appointed Chief Scientific Officer of Pacific Biosciences in July 2012. He was previously a Scientific Fellow, supporting commercial development of the PacBio RS II system and performing research aimed at developing new applications for SMRT technologies. He ...

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  • Tatjana Matejic

    Tatjana is an immunologist with more than two decades of experience working at biotech and pharma companies from start-ups to large global corporations ( Pfizer,Inc. being the latest), contributing significantly to team efforts and successes of more than thirty early and clinical ...

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  • Molly McGinniss

    Molly McGinniss, MS, LCGC is a Senior Market Development Manager for Illumina's "Healthy Genome Initiatives" team. Her current role focuses on advancing the use of whole genome sequencing in clinical care by providing access and education to healthy individuals through the ...

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  • John Quackenbush

    John Quackenbush is Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. John's PhD was in ...

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  • Fritz Sedlazeck

    Dr. Fritz Sedlazeck completed his PhD in 2012 in the group of Dr. Arndt von Haeseler at the Max F. Perutz Laboratory in Vienna. After a two year postdoc, he transitioned to the lab of Dr. Michael Schatz at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and later to Johns Hopkins University. Since ...

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  • Tao Wu

    Dr. Tao Wu received his B.S. from Nankai University a leading academic institution in China. In his last year at college, his reading of "What Is Life? The Physical Aspect of the Living Cell" (by physicist Erwin Schrödinger, 1944) inspired him to pursue a career in deciphering ...

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  • Dorottya Nagy-Szakal, MD PhD

    Dorottya earned her MD and PhD in clinical medicine from Semmelweis University of Medicine in Hungary. Holding postdoctoral fellowships at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital and Columbia University, she has 10+ years of experience in translational medicine ...

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  • Louisa Ive, MSc HCPC

    Louisa Ive, MSc HCPC, received her undergraduate education at University College London, London and completed her Clinical Scientist training at St George's University Hospital, London. She is a practicing Clinical Scientist, certified by the Health & Care Professions Council and ...

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  • Medhat Mahmoud, PhD

    Degree: Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science, Poznań, Poland. Postdoc fellow in Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine... Interests: I'm interested in studying genomic variants and their effect, including the ...

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APR 20 - 22 2021
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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.

This year's Genetics Virtual Week includes the following tracks:

Genetics and Genomics

Advancements in Genomic Technologies

  • Genome Editing
  • Single Cell Genomics
  • Spatial Genomics

Sex, Epigenetics, Aging, and Disease

  • Sex Differences in Disease
  • Epigenetics Clock

New Approaches in the Genetics of Disease

  • Improving GWAS through Functional Filtering
  • Genetic Drivers of Regulatory Networks
  • LRS to increase the solve rate of undiagnosed diseases

Long-read Sequencing

  • Structural Variation
  • Telomere-to-Telomere Genome Assemblies
  • Full-length RNA-Sequencing & Isoform Identification
  • Metagenomics (or complex populations)

 

Molecular Diagnostics

Emerging Technologies and Methodologies in Molecular Diagnostics

  • Trends Towards Higher Complexity (PCR-NGS-single gene sequencing-panels-exome-WGS)
  • High-throughput Technologies
  • Customization and Increased Applicability of Panel Testing (respiratory infection pathogen panels)
  • CRISPR-based Diagnostics

Liquid Biopsies (Cancer Monitoring and Screening)

  • Kits and Panels
  • Companion Diagnostics

Infectious Disease Diagnostics - COVID-19 Testing

  • COVID-19 (Diagnostics: RT-PCR & Antigen)
  • Antibody Testing
  • Public Health and Screening
  • FDA EUA Process & Evolvement
  • Point of Care Testing

 

Precision Medicine

Therapeutics in Precision Medicine

  • Gene Therapy / Nucleic Acid Modification
  • Rare Disease / Orphan
  • Current Status of Companion and Complementary Diagnostics

Precision Medicine in Clinical Practice

  • Pharmacogenomics as a clinical tool
  • Implementation and Adoption of precision medicine in routine clinical care

The Role of Technology in Precision Medicine

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Tools

Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open for 2 years from the date of the live event, and 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.

Use #LRgenetics to follow the conversation!


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  • Epigenetic Aging Studies in Mammals
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    Steve Horvath
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
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  • Keynote Presentation: High-throughput Diagnostics and Sequencing at the Pandemic Response Lab NYC
    APR 21, 2021 6:00 AM PDT
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    Jon M. Laurent, PhD
    Director, Pandemic Response Labs
  • APR 21, 2021 7:30 AM PDT
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    Eric Allen, MBA, M. Eng. Bioengineering, Michael Oberholzer, PhD
    Eric Allen, MBA, M. Eng. Bioengineering
    Director, Bioinformatics, Illumina
    Michael Oberholzer, PhD
    Associate Director, Product Management Infectious Disea...
  • Supporting Biomarker Discovery One Cell at a Time - Single cell analysis solutions that drive results and insights
    APR 21, 2021 9:00 AM PDT
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    Joseph Pearson, PhD
    Global Product Manger
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
  • APR 21, 2021 10:30 AM PDT
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    Kyle Hondorp, Marija Navickaitė
    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Kyle Hondorp
    Sr. Product Manager, Thermal Cyclers & Plastics, Thermo...
    Marija Navickaitė
    Product Manager, DNA Polymerases, Thermo Fisher
  • Directed evolution - shrinking the haystack with tailor-made synthetic DNA
    APR 21, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
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    Dr. Tobias Santl, PhD
    Formulation Manufacturing Manager, Gene Evolution Library Group
    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
The following webinars will be readily on-demand when the event starts
  • A Saliva-Based RT-PCR SARS-CoV-2 Detection Assay: Development and Deployment
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    Suzie Alarcon, CGMBS, MB(ASCP)ᶜᴹ
    NGS Core Manager La Jolla Institute for Immunology
  • Flex Analysis: A Safe, Integrated and Flexible Approach to Non-Invasive Aneuploidy Analysis
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    Matthew C. Forman, PhD
    Head of Bioinformatics & Software, Yourgene Health
  • High Throughput Testing for SARS-CoV-2 and SNP Analysis for Variants of Concern
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    Richard Michelmore
    Distinguished Professor and Director, The Genome Center, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility, University of California, Davis
  • Hybrid Capture SARS-CoV-2 NGS Assay and COVID-Dx: a robust end to end solution for viral detection and surveillance of genetic variants
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    Mara Couto-Rodriguez
    Director of Research and Development, Biotia, Inc
  • Liquid Biopsy-based Detection of Early Stage Gynecological Cancers
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    Lesley Northrop, PhD, FACMG
    Chief Scientific Officer Aspira Women's Health
  • Past, Present and Future of Engineered Cell Therapy
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    Janani Krishnamurthy, PhD
    Director Drug Development City of Hope
  • Saliva - based testing for SARS-CoV-2 diagnosis
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    Orchid Allicock, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Associate, Yale School of Public Health
  • Saliva pool testing: Fast, affordable, easy and highly accurate testing solution for returning back to school and work
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    Prem Premsrirut
    Co-Founder, President and CEO, Mirimus, Inc.
  • The Importance of Hybrid-capture Technology to Recognize and Characterize Viral Threats
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    Rebecca Nugent, PhD
    Senior Director of BioPharma Product Strategy Twist Bioscience
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  • APR 22, 2021 6:00 AM PDT
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    Dominic John, Simon Forbes, Shawn Bauer, Lisa Barrow-Laing
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
    Dominic John
    VP, Marketing & Clinical Product Mgmt, Digital Insights
    Simon Forbes
    Head of COSMIC, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge, U...
    Shawn Bauer
    Director - Content Engineering, QDI
    Lisa Barrow-Laing
    Associate Staff Field Applications Scientist/Scientific...
  • Keynote Presentation: Moving Precision Medicine from 'Exotic' to 'Normal'
    APR 22, 2021 7:30 AM PDT
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    Dr. Howard L. McLeod, FASCO, FCCP
    Medical Director, Precision Medicine, Geriatric Oncology Consortium, Professor of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of South Florida Taneja College of Pharmacy
  • APR 22, 2021 9:00 AM PDT
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    Holly Ellis, MSc, BA, Hannah Stevens, PhD
    Holly Ellis, MSc, BA
    Registered Clinical Scientist, North West Genomic Labor...
    Hannah Stevens, PhD
    Clinical Scientist, Genomics, North West Genomic Labora...
  • Extraction-free sensitive detection of viral RNA using direct RT-PCR chemistry
    APR 22, 2021 10:30 AM PDT
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    Donald Green
    Senior Field Application Specialist, Genomics and Diagnostics, Cytiva
    Sponsored By: Cytiva
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  • An Introduction to Resources Facilitating Cancer Variant Interpretation
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    Beth Pitel, M.S., CG(ASCP)CM
    Assistant Professor and Senior Developer, Genomics Laboratory Mayo Clinic
  • Efficient Implementation of DPYD Testing Using an Institutional Genetics Data Repository
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    Daniel L Hertz, PharmD, PhD
    Assistant Professor, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy
  • Laboratory Implementation of Clinical Genomics in Children
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    Angshumoy Roy, MD, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine Director of Cancer Genomics, Texas Children's Hospital
  • Phenoconversion: The Achille's Heel of Personalized Medicine
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    Behnaz Sarrami, MS, PharmD
    Director of Consulting Missouri Pharmacogenomics Consulting, LLC
  • Using AI and Predictive Algorithms to Help Advanced Cancer Patients Identify the Best Treatment Options
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    Kenny Wong, MS CGC
    Chief Product Officer, xCures
  • Advancing AAV: Novel Synthesis and Sequencing Solutions for Gene Therapy Research
    APR 20, 2021 4:30 PM PDT
    Andrea O'Hara, PhD
    Strategic Technical Specialist, GENEWIZ, A Brooks Life Sciences Company
    Sponsored By: GENEWIZ
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    APR 20, 2021 4:30 PM PDT
    Christopher E. Mason, PhD
    Associate Professor; Director, WorldQuant Initiative for Quantitative Prediction, Weill Cornell Medicine
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    Nathan Henson, MS, Donald Skifter, PhD, MBA
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
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    Donald Skifter, PhD, MBA
    Sr. Vice President, Genomics, Discovery Life Sciences
  • APR 20, 2021 1:30 PM PDT
    Carina Emery, Alina Steinbach
    Sponsored By: Miltenyi Biotec
    Carina Emery
    Product Manager for Sample Preparation at Miltenyi Biot...
    Alina Steinbach
    Product Manager for Flow Sorting at Miltenyi Biotec
  • High Viability Cell Sorting for Single-Cell 3' RNA-seq & 10x Genomics Applications
    APR 20, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
    Nicole Jagnandan, PhD
    Application Scientist, NanoCellect Biomedical, Inc.
  • Enhancer-Promoter Interactome Drives Neuronal Cell Differentiation and Contextualizes Alzheimer's Associated Polymorphisms
    APR 20, 2021 9:00 AM PDT
    Cory Padilla, PhD
    Head of Scientific Affairs, Dovetail Genomics
    Sponsored By: Dovetail Genomics
  • Keynote Presentation: A structural variation map of 499 Han Chinese individuals using long-read sequencing data
    APR 20, 2021 7:30 AM PDT
    Fritz Sedlazeck, PhD
    Human Genome Sequencing Centre, Baylor College of Medicine
  • APR 20, 2021 6:00 AM PDT
    Brian Dugan, M.S., Fernando Spikli, PhD
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
    Brian Dugan, M.S.
    Director, Global Product Management, Genomics QIAGEN
    Fernando Spikli, PhD
    Professor, Feevale University, Novo Hamburgo, Brazil
  • Application of Long-read Sequencing in Human Genetics
    Tychele Turner, Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Washington University in St. Louis
    Sponsored By: PacBio
  • Cell type-specific vulnerability to traumatic brain injury
    Araks Martirosyan, Ph.D.
    Sr. Postdoctoral Researcher Laboratory of Glia Biology, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain and Disease Research
  • Deciphering Brain Mosaicism with Long-read Sequencing
    Tracy Bedrosian, Ph.D.
    Principal investigator, Nationwide Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Defining Cellular Heterogeneity and Cell-Type Specific Pathogenesis in the Retina Using Single Cell RNA-Sequencing
    David Simpson, PhD
    Reader, Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast
  • Developing disease insights with genotype-specific regulatory networks
    John Platig, PhD
    Instructor, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
  • Illuminating Biology with Spatially Resolved, Single-cell Transcriptomics
    Jiang He
    Co-founder and Director of Scientific Affairs, Vizgen
  • Integrative Analysis of Single-Cell Combinatorial Long-Read RNA-seq and Single-Cell ATAC-seq in Myogenesis
    Fairlie Reese, PhD Student
    Mortazavi lab, The University of California, Irvine
  • Long-read Genome Sequencing for the Molecular Diagnosis of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
    Gregory Cooper, PhD
    Faculty Investigator, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
  • Low error rate long-reads enable the identification of long variant haplotypes in metagenome assemblies
    Derek Bickhart, PhD
    Research Microbiologist/Bioinformatician, US Department of Agriculture's Dairy Forage Research Center
  • Measurement of DNA Methylation and Nuclear Organization with Nanopore Sequencing
    Roham Razaghi, PhD Candidate
    Department of Biomedical Engineering John Hopkins University
  • Practical Considerations and Best Practices for Single Cell and Spatial Transcriptomics
    Neil Winegarden, MSc
    Staff Field Application Scientist, 10X Genomics
  • Sequencing the genome: from genotype to phenotype and a few extras in between
    Rasika Mathias, ScD
    Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins, University Director of Genomics, GeneSTAR Research program, General Internal Medicine, Miller-Coulson Family Human Aging Project Scholar...
  • Sex, Gender, the Aging Lung: Epigenetic Findings in COPD
    Dawn DeMeo, M.D., M.P.H.
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Medicine
  • Studying Promoter and Isoform Diversity with Long-Read Transcriptome Sequencing
    Jonathan Göke
    Group leader, Genome Institute of Singapore
  • Telomere-to-Telomere Chromosome Assemblies: New Insights Into Genome Biology and Structure
    Karen Miga, PhD
    Assistant Research Scientist; UCSC Genomics Institute, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • The Structure, Function, and Evolution of Human Chromosome 8
    Glennis Logsdon, PhD
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Genome Sciences University of Washington
  • Towards a Comprehensive Variation Benchmark for Medically-Relevant Autosomal Genes
    Justin Wagner, PhD
    Computer Scientist, NIST
  • X Chromosome Factors that Contribute to Sex Differences in Disease
    Arthur Arnold, PhD
    Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology University of California, Los Angeles
  • Genomics
    • Advancements in Genomic Technologies
    • Defining Cellular Heterogeneity and Cell-Type Specific Pathogenesis in the Retina Using Single Cell RNA-Sequencing
      David Simpson, PhD
      Reader, Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine, Queen's University Belfast
    • Illuminating Biology with Spatially Resolved, Single-cell Transcriptomics
      Jiang He
      Co-founder and Director of Scientific Affairs, Vizgen
    • Practical Considerations and Best Practices for Single Cell and Spatial Transcriptomics
      Neil Winegarden, MSc
      Staff Field Application Scientist, 10X Genomics
    • Cell type-specific vulnerability to traumatic brain injury
      Araks Martirosyan, Ph.D.
      Sr. Postdoctoral Researcher Laboratory of Glia Biology, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Brain and Disease Research
    • Long-read Sequencing
    • Telomere-to-Telomere Chromosome Assemblies: New Insights Into Genome Biology and Structure
      Karen Miga, PhD
      Assistant Research Scientist; UCSC Genomics Institute, University of California, Santa Cruz
    • Measurement of DNA Methylation and Nuclear Organization with Nanopore Sequencing
      Roham Razaghi, PhD Candidate
      Department of Biomedical Engineering John Hopkins University
    • Towards a Comprehensive Variation Benchmark for Medically-Relevant Autosomal Genes
      Justin Wagner, PhD
      Computer Scientist, NIST
    • Integrative Analysis of Single-Cell Combinatorial Long-Read RNA-seq and Single-Cell ATAC-seq in Myogenesis
      Fairlie Reese, PhD Student
      Mortazavi lab, The University of California, Irvine
    • Studying Promoter and Isoform Diversity with Long-Read Transcriptome Sequencing
      Jonathan Göke
      Group leader, Genome Institute of Singapore
    • Low error rate long-reads enable the identification of long variant haplotypes in metagenome assemblies
      Derek Bickhart, PhD
      Research Microbiologist/Bioinformatician, US Department of Agriculture's Dairy Forage Research Center
    • Deciphering Brain Mosaicism with Long-read Sequencing
      Tracy Bedrosian, Ph.D.
      Principal investigator, Nationwide Children's Hospital; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine
    • Long-read Genome Sequencing for the Molecular Diagnosis of Neurodevelopmental Disorders
      Gregory Cooper, PhD
      Faculty Investigator, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
    • Application of Long-read Sequencing in Human Genetics
      Tychele Turner, Ph.D.
      Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Washington University in St. Louis
      Sponsored By: PacBio
    • The Structure, Function, and Evolution of Human Chromosome 8
      Glennis Logsdon, PhD
      Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Genome Sciences University of Washington
    • Keynote Presentation: A structural variation map of 499 Han Chinese individuals using long-read sequencing data
      APR 20, 2021 7:30 AM PDT
      Fritz Sedlazeck, PhD
      Human Genome Sequencing Centre, Baylor College of Medicine
    • New Approaches in the Genetics of Disease
    • Sequencing the genome: from genotype to phenotype and a few extras in between
      Rasika Mathias, ScD
      Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins, University Director of Genomics, GeneSTAR Research program, General Internal Medicine, Miller-Coulson Family Human Aging Project Scholar...
    • Developing disease insights with genotype-specific regulatory networks
      John Platig, PhD
      Instructor, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
    • Sex, Epigenetics, Aging, and Disease
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      Steve Horvath
      David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
    • X Chromosome Factors that Contribute to Sex Differences in Disease
      Arthur Arnold, PhD
      Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology University of California, Los Angeles
    • Sex, Gender, the Aging Lung: Epigenetic Findings in COPD
      Dawn DeMeo, M.D., M.P.H.
      Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Medicine
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    Brian Dugan, M.S., Fernando Spikli, PhD
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
    Brian Dugan, M.S.
    Director, Global Product Management, Genomics QIAGEN
    Fernando Spikli, PhD
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  • High Viability Cell Sorting for Single-Cell 3' RNA-seq & 10x Genomics Applications
    APR 20, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
    Nicole Jagnandan, PhD
    Application Scientist, NanoCellect Biomedical, Inc.
  • APR 20, 2021 1:30 PM PDT
    Carina Emery, Alina Steinbach
    Sponsored By: Miltenyi Biotec
    Carina Emery
    Product Manager for Sample Preparation at Miltenyi Biot...
    Alina Steinbach
    Product Manager for Flow Sorting at Miltenyi Biotec
  • APR 20, 2021 3:00 PM PDT
    Nathan Henson, MS, Donald Skifter, PhD, MBA
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
    Nathan Henson, MS
    Product Manager, Biospecimens and Cell Services, Discov...
    Donald Skifter, PhD, MBA
    Sr. Vice President, Genomics, Discovery Life Sciences
  • High-throughput clinical and environmental viral extraction and sequencing.
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    Christopher E. Mason, PhD
    Associate Professor; Director, WorldQuant Initiative for Quantitative Prediction, Weill Cornell Medicine
    Sponsored By: Tecan
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  • Molecular Diagnostics
    • Emerging Technologies and Methodologies in Molecular Diagnostics
    • Flex Analysis: A Safe, Integrated and Flexible Approach to Non-Invasive Aneuploidy Analysis
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      Matthew C. Forman, PhD
      Head of Bioinformatics & Software, Yourgene Health
    • Past, Present and Future of Engineered Cell Therapy
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      Janani Krishnamurthy, PhD
      Director Drug Development City of Hope
    • The Importance of Hybrid-capture Technology to Recognize and Characterize Viral Threats
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      Rebecca Nugent, PhD
      Senior Director of BioPharma Product Strategy Twist Bioscience
    • Infectious Disease Diagnostics - COVID 19 - Testing
    • High Throughput Testing for SARS-CoV-2 and SNP Analysis for Variants of Concern
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      Richard Michelmore
      Distinguished Professor and Director, The Genome Center, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility, University of California, Davis
    • APR 21, 2021 7:30 AM PDT
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      Eric Allen, MBA, M. Eng. Bioengineering, Michael Oberholzer, PhD
      Eric Allen, MBA, M. Eng. Bioengineering
      Director, Bioinformatics, Illumina
      Michael Oberholzer, PhD
      Associate Director, Product Management Infectious Disea...
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      Orchid Allicock, PhD
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      APR 21, 2021 6:00 AM PDT
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      Jon M. Laurent, PhD
      Director, Pandemic Response Labs
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      Mara Couto-Rodriguez
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      Prem Premsrirut
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      Lesley Northrop, PhD, FACMG
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    APR 21, 2021 9:00 AM PDT
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    Joseph Pearson, PhD
    Global Product Manger
    Sponsored By: QIAGEN
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    Dr. Tobias Santl, PhD
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      Angshumoy Roy, MD, PhD
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      Daniel L Hertz, PharmD, PhD
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