AUG 08, 2018 1:00 PM PDT

Deciphering the cancer immunity cycle through next generation sequencing

Speaker
  • Head of Software and Bioinformatics for the Ion Torrent next-generation sequencing (NGS) platform.
    Biography
      Simon Cawley, Ph.D., is Head of Software and Bioinformatics for the Ion Torrent next-generation sequencing (NGS) platform. As part of the Clinical Sequencing Division of Thermo Fisher Scientific, his team is responsible for the full bioinformatics workflow from acquisition and processing of raw data off the semiconductor chip to delivery of downstream analytics and biological insights. Prior to working with the Ion Torrent platform, Dr. Cawley spent 10 years at Affymetrix as Head of Algorithms and Data Analysis for expression, genotyping and other applications. Dr. Cawley has a PhD in Statistics from the University of California at Berkeley and a BA in Mathematics from Trinity College Dublin.

    Abstract
    DATE: August 8, 2018
    TIME: 1:00pm PDT, 4:00pm EDT
     
    Immuno-Oncology Webinar Series (#1 of 3)
     
    To kick off our three-part immuno-oncology webinar series, Dr. Cawley will highlight recent advancements driven by next-generation sequencing that may lead to a deeper understanding of the cancer immunity cycle. Through the use of complementary yet differentiated NGS assays and downstream analysis, these actionable insights may help pave the way for future precision immunotherapies.
     
    Learning Objectives:
    • Understand current challenges in precision immunotherapy today and impacts on immunotherapy translational research. 
    • Describe the advantages of Ion Torrent’s full immuno-oncology NGS portfolio to help decipher the immunity cycle.
     
    Register for our 3 Part Series here:

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