9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Exploring Next-Generation Sequencing
Rhode Island Convention Center
One Sabin Street
Providence, RI
http://www.healthtech.com/Conferences_Overview.aspx?id=72978

Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, September 23, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast Technology Workshop (Sponsorship Available)
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
08:40:00 Massively Parallel High Throughput DNA Sequencing: Automation for Microbial Community, Gene Expression and de Novo Deciphering of New Genomes Keynote Presentation Bruce A. Roe
09:20:00 Sequencing more Human Genomes by the Next-Generation Technology Jun Wang
09:45:00 Title To Be Announced Broad Institute Andrew Barry
10:10:00 Morning Coffee, Poster and Exhibit Viewing
11:00:00 Transitioning into the “Next-Generation” Sequencing Technologies J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) Yu-Hui Rogers
11:25:00 The Whirlwind of Next-Generation Implementation Vincent Magrini
11:50:00 Close of Session
12:00:00 New Presentation
12:00:00 Focusing the Next-Generation Sequencing Workflow: Agilent’s New Targeted Re-Sequencing Sample Preparation Platform Luncheon Technology Workshop Sponsored by
14:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
14:05:00 Bacterial Genomic Sequencing of Several Strains of Actinobacillus Actinmycetocomitans (Aa) an Oral Bacterium Roger Bumgarner
14:30:00 The Agony and the Ecstasy: Implementation of Next-Generation Sequencing Technologies as Core Facility Resources George Grills
14:55:00 Implementing Next-Gen DNA Sequencing Services at the University of Florida Savita Shanker
15:20:00 Refreshment Break, Last Chance for Poster and Exhibit Viewing
16:00:00 Massively Parallel Sequencing McGill University Ken Dewar
16:25:00 Interactive Panel Discussion with the Days Speakers Kevin Davies
17:30:00 Close of Day
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast Technology Workshop (Sponsorship Available)
08:15:00 Successful Sequencing Discussion Groups
09:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
09:05:00 Title to be Announced Stephan C. Schuster
09:35:00 Illumina’s Next-Generation Sequencing Platform as the Flexible Tool for Screening siRNA Libraries Oleg Iartchouk
10:05:00 Maximizing the Efficiency of Targeted Re-Sequencing Using Droplet-Based Microfluidics Jeffrey D. Olson
10:20:00 Morning Coffee
10:50:00 Using SNPs for Measuring microRNA-mediated mRNA Destabilization Jinkuk Kim
11:50:00 Close of Session
12:00:00 Luncheon Technology Workshop (Sponsorship Available) Or Lunch on Your Own
12:20:00 Mapping Regulatory Regions Across Genomes: Chromatin and Transcription as Viewed by Next-Generation Sequencing Ghia Euskirchen
14:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
14:05:00 Absolute Transcript Counting by Single Molecule Sequencing
14:20:00 Targeted Extraction of Specific Non-Contiguous Loci on Mouse Chromosome 1 for Next-Generation Sequencing with HybSelectTM Daniel Summerer
14:35:00 Real-Time DNA Sequencing Susan H. Hardin
15:00:00 Shotgun Sequencing by Hybridization: Simple, High-Throughput and Low Cost Benoit Houle
15:30:00 Panel Discussion
16:00:00 Close of Meeting
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