JUL 29, 2021 9:00 AM BST

Expanded Carrier Screening Research in the Genomic Era

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Abstract
Date:  July 29, 2021
Time: 9:00am BST, 10:00am CEST, 11:00am IDT, 4:00pm SGT
 
 
Traditionally limited to a small number of phenotypes and variants associated to specific risk groups and given the rising trend of pan-ethnicity in many societies, the emerging field of genomics is revolutionizing carrier screening research policies. This presentation will discuss the principles and rational behind expanded carrier screening, including residual carrier and reproductive risks. 
 
Also included will be a demo of data generated using the Ion Torrent CarrierSeq ECS kit and analyzed with Carrier Reporter Software-- a new, machine-based approach to streamline residual risk calculation and enable genetic interpretation, education, and informed choice. 

 

 
Learning Objectives
  • Uncover the benefits of expanded carrier screening (ECS) research
  • Gain a working knowledge of the data analysis and interpretation of residual risk calculations
  • Discuss and learn how to streamline the implementation of ECS research and genetic analysis using new digital tools
 
 
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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 webinar, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit once you have viewed the webinar in its entirety.

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