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Precision Medicine: Genomics, Genetics & Molecular Diagnostics Virtual Event Series 2024

Labroots is excited to announce our 12th Annual Precision Medicine: Genomics, Genetics & Molecular Diagnostics Virtual Event Series 2024 held on May 15, 2024!

The Precision Medicine: Genomics, Genetics & Molecular Diagnostics Virtual Event Series 2024 is a cutting-edge event designed to delve into the forefront of medical science and technology. Throughout the series, attendees can expect in-depth discussions and presentations on the latest developments in precision medicine, genomics, genetics, and molecular diagnostics.

Experts in the field will share their insights on groundbreaking research, emerging technologies, and their applications in healthcare. Attendees will be able to explore the future of personalized medicine, gain a deeper understanding of genomic advancements, and learn how molecular diagnostics are shaping the medical landscape. 

This virtual event series promises to be a dynamic platform to exchange knowledge, network, and stay at the forefront of the rapidly evolving field of precision medicine.

The topics and tracks for this year's event includes:

Genetics and Genomics

Emerging Technologies and Novel Implementations

  • Methodological Advances

From Genomics to Precision Medicine

NGS Based Genetic Testing

  • Predicting Genetic Risk
  • Moving Beyond Single Variants

Multi-Omics Methods and Applications

  • Omics Profiling
  • Diseases as Altered Aging
  • Analytical Methods for Multi-Omic Data

Genetics and Genomic Based in vitro Diagnostics

  • Digital Twins
  • Omics-based Biomarkers

AI in Medicine

New Approaches in Molecular Diagnostics

New Technologies for Disease Profiling

Advances and Applications in Liquid Biopsy

Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Surveillance

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 2024 Precision Medicine: Genomics, Genetics & Molecular Diagnostics Virtual Event Series. Submit your abstract here.

Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open for 1 year 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 genetics community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.

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.

Labroots is a proud partner of Chati, a virtual event platform that allows for the hosting of engaging and interactive virtual and hybrid events, catering to businesses of any vertical or size.

Connect with us!
When you attend the event remember to use the hashtag #LRprecisionmed to follow the conversation and connect with other members of the global precision medicine community!

Follow @Genetics_LR on Twitter and @GeneticsandGenomics on Facebook to connect with our specialist Genetics & Genomics Writers and stay up to date with the latest Trending News. Now you can also join our Genetics & Genomics professional networking group on LinkedIn. 


Speakers
  • Sairam Behera, PhD

    Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Carlos D. Bustamante, PhD

    Founder and CEO, Galatea Bio, Inc.
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Gary Held

    Staff Scientist, Analytical Development, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lan Hu, PhD

    Head of Data Science & Bioinformatics, Viome Life Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Leonard Kingwara, MPH, PhD

    Head, National Genomics and Molecular Surveillance Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Kenya
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Medhat Mahmoud, PhD

    Postdoctoral Associate
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Bilaal Wilson Matola, MD, MPH

    HIV Care and Treatment Program Officer, Department of HIV/AIDS, Ministry of Health, Malawi
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Peter Nagy, PhD

    Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Obiageli Okafor, MD, DrPH, MPH, Moderator

    Senior Manager, Product Applications, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Paulius Paliama, PhD

    Product Manager
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Istvan Petak, MD, PhD

    Physician-scientist, Founder and CEO, Genomate Health, Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Fritz Sedlazeck, PhD

    Human Genome Sequencing Centre, Baylor College of Medicine
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Océane Sorel, DVM, PhD

    Manager, Scientific Publications at Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Olivia Van Gerwen, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases Division, UAB
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Francois Venter, MD, FCP, PhD

    Executive Director of Ezintsha, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Becky Winslow, BS, PharmD

    Founder, inGENEious Rx
    BIOGRAPHY

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Agenda

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    Winter Webinar: Navigating Norovirus - From Seasonal Surges to Swift Diagnosis! With Live Q&A

    Océane Sorel, DVM, PhD
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  • Keynote Presentation: Closing the gap: Solving Complex Medically Relevant Genes at Scale with Live Q&A
    MAY 15, 2024 7:30 AM PDT

    Keynote Presentation: Closing the gap: Solving Complex Medically Relevant Genes at Scale with Live Q&A

    Medhat Mahmoud, PhD
    Postdoctoral Associate
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  • Poster Discussion
    MAY 15, 2024 10:00 AM PDT

    Poster Discussion

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  • Nucleic Acid Agarose Gel Electrophoresis: Techniques, Innovations, and Common Errors
    MAY 15, 2024 10:30 AM PDT

    Nucleic Acid Agarose Gel Electrophoresis: Techniques, Innovations, and Common Errors

    Dr. Paulius Paliama, PhD
    Product Manager
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Knowledge is Power: Unveiling Women's Vaginal and Sexual Health Insights with Live Q&A
    MAY 15, 2024 12:00 PM PDT

    Knowledge is Power: Unveiling Women's Vaginal and Sexual Health Insights with Live Q&A

    Olivia Van Gerwen, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases Division, UAB
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  • Advancing Oligo Therapeutics Drug Development
    MAY 15, 2024 1:00 PM PDT

    Advancing Oligo Therapeutics Drug Development

    Gary Held
    Staff Scientist, Analytical Development, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Key Financial Viability Considerations for Laboratorians Considering Bringing Clinical Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Testing into the Laboratory with Live Q&A
    MAY 15, 2024 2:00 PM PDT

    Key Financial Viability Considerations for Laboratorians Considering Bringing Clinical Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Testing into the Laboratory with Live Q&A

    Becky Winslow, BS, PharmD
    Founder, inGENEious Rx
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • MAY 15, 2024 3:00 PM PDT

    Panel Presentation: Update on Emerging HIV Drug Resistance to Integrase Inhibitors - How Concerned Should We Be? With Live Q&A

    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Obiageli Okafor, MD, DrPH, MPH, Moderator
    Senior Manager, Product Applications, Thermo Fisher Sci...
    Bilaal Wilson Matola, MD, MPH
    HIV Care and Treatment Program Officer, Department of H...
    Francois Venter, MD, FCP, PhD
    Executive Director of Ezintsha, University of Witwaters...
    Leonard Kingwara, MPH, PhD
    Head, National Genomics and Molecular Surveillance Labo...
The following webinars will be readily on-demand when the event starts
  • Computational Reasoning for the N-of-1 Use of Molecularly Targeted Cancer Therapies
    On Demand

    Computational Reasoning for the N-of-1 Use of Molecularly Targeted Cancer Therapies

    Istvan Petak, MD, PhD
    Physician-scientist, Founder and CEO, Genomate Health, Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Using Metatranscriptomics Based Microbial Functional Pathways in Oral Microbiome to Decipher Human Health
    On Demand

    Using Metatranscriptomics Based Microbial Functional Pathways in Oral Microbiome to Decipher Human Health

    Lan Hu, PhD
    Head of Data Science & Bioinformatics, Viome Life Sciences
    BIOGRAPHY
  • AI in Medicine
  • Computational Reasoning for the N-of-1 Use of Molecularly Targeted Cancer Therapies
    On Demand

    Computational Reasoning for the N-of-1 Use of Molecularly Targeted Cancer Therapies

    Istvan Petak, MD, PhD
    Physician-scientist, Founder and CEO, Genomate Health, Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Multi-Omics Methods and Applications
  • Using Metatranscriptomics Based Microbial Functional Pathways in Oral Microbiome to Decipher Human Health
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    Using Metatranscriptomics Based Microbial Functional Pathways in Oral Microbiome to Decipher Human Health

    Lan Hu, PhD
    Head of Data Science & Bioinformatics, Viome Life Sciences
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  • Infectious Disease Diagnostics and Surveillance
  • Winter Webinar: Navigating Norovirus - From Seasonal Surges to Swift Diagnosis! With Live Q&A
    MAY 15, 2024 6:30 AM PDT

    Winter Webinar: Navigating Norovirus - From Seasonal Surges to Swift Diagnosis! With Live Q&A

    Océane Sorel, DVM, PhD
    Manager, Scientific Publications at Thermo Fisher Scientific
    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Knowledge is Power: Unveiling Women's Vaginal and Sexual Health Insights with Live Q&A
    MAY 15, 2024 12:00 PM PDT

    Knowledge is Power: Unveiling Women's Vaginal and Sexual Health Insights with Live Q&A

    Olivia Van Gerwen, MD, MPH
    Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases Division, UAB
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    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • MAY 15, 2024 3:00 PM PDT

    Panel Presentation: Update on Emerging HIV Drug Resistance to Integrase Inhibitors - How Concerned Should We Be? With Live Q&A

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    Senior Manager, Product Applications, Thermo Fisher Sci...
    Bilaal Wilson Matola, MD, MPH
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    Francois Venter, MD, FCP, PhD
    Executive Director of Ezintsha, University of Witwaters...
    Leonard Kingwara, MPH, PhD
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  • Emerging Technologies and Novel Implementations
  • Nucleic Acid Agarose Gel Electrophoresis: Techniques, Innovations, and Common Errors
    MAY 15, 2024 10:30 AM PDT

    Nucleic Acid Agarose Gel Electrophoresis: Techniques, Innovations, and Common Errors

    Dr. Paulius Paliama, PhD
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    BIOGRAPHY
    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Advancing Oligo Therapeutics Drug Development
    MAY 15, 2024 1:00 PM PDT

    Advancing Oligo Therapeutics Drug Development

    Gary Held
    Staff Scientist, Analytical Development, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, Thermo Fisher Scientific
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    Sponsored By: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Key Financial Viability Considerations for Laboratorians Considering Bringing Clinical Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Testing into the Laboratory with Live Q&A
    MAY 15, 2024 2:00 PM PDT

    Key Financial Viability Considerations for Laboratorians Considering Bringing Clinical Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Testing into the Laboratory with Live Q&A

    Becky Winslow, BS, PharmD
    Founder, inGENEious Rx
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Speakers


  • Sairam Behera, PhD

    Sairam Behera, PhD

    Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Human Genome Sequencing Center, Baylor College of Medicine

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Carlos D. Bustamante, PhD

    Carlos D. Bustamante, PhD

    Founder and CEO, Galatea Bio, Inc.

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Gary Held

    Gary Held

    Staff Scientist, Analytical Development, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics, Thermo Fisher Scientific

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Lan Hu, PhD

    Lan Hu, PhD

    Head of Data Science & Bioinformatics, Viome Life Sciences

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Leonard Kingwara, MPH, PhD

    Leonard Kingwara, MPH, PhD

    Head, National Genomics and Molecular Surveillance Laboratory, National Public Health Institute, Kenya

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Medhat Mahmoud, PhD

    Medhat Mahmoud, PhD

    Postdoctoral Associate

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Bilaal Wilson Matola, MD, MPH

    Bilaal Wilson Matola, MD, MPH

    HIV Care and Treatment Program Officer, Department of HIV/AIDS, Ministry of Health, Malawi

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Peter Nagy, PhD

    Peter Nagy, PhD

    Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Obiageli Okafor, MD, DrPH, MPH, Moderator

    Obiageli Okafor, MD, DrPH, MPH, Moderator

    Senior Manager, Product Applications, Thermo Fisher Scientific

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Dr. Paulius Paliama, PhD

    Dr. Paulius Paliama, PhD

    Product Manager

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Istvan Petak, MD, PhD

    Istvan Petak, MD, PhD

    Physician-scientist, Founder and CEO, Genomate Health, Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Fritz Sedlazeck, PhD

    Fritz Sedlazeck, PhD

    Human Genome Sequencing Centre, Baylor College of Medicine

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Océane Sorel, DVM, PhD

    Océane Sorel, DVM, PhD

    Manager, Scientific Publications at Thermo Fisher Scientific

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Olivia Van Gerwen, MD, MPH

    Olivia Van Gerwen, MD, MPH

    Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases Division, UAB

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Francois Venter, MD, FCP, PhD

    Francois Venter, MD, FCP, PhD

    Executive Director of Ezintsha, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

    BIOGRAPHY
  • Becky Winslow, BS, PharmD

    Becky Winslow, BS, PharmD

    Founder, inGENEious Rx

    BIOGRAPHY

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Program Committee

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  • Suzie Alarcon, CGMBS, MB(ASCP)ᶜᴹ

    Suzie Alarcon CGMBS, MB(ASCP)CM is the manager of the Next Generation Sequencing Core at the La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) and Team Leader of Team LJI - winner of the XPRIZE Rapid COVID Testing competition. Suzie has 18 years of experience working in molecular biology ...

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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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  • Emily Hollister

    Emily Hollister is the Director, R&D, Computational Biology for Diversigen. An accomplished microbial ecologist, her microbiome experience ranges from soils and biofuel production systems to the human microbiome and pre-clinical disease models. She leads a team 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. John's PhD was in Theoretical Physics but a fellowship to work ...

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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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  • Joanne Cross

    Joanne has over 20 years' experience in the molecular diagnostics sector as a marketing professional across oncology and reproductive health fields. Prior to Yourgene, Joanne held roles at QIAGEN as the Global Communications Manager - Companion Diagnostics and Personalised ...

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