3D Tissue Models
Third Annual Exploring Next Generation Sequencing
Rhode Island Convention Center
One Sabin Street
Providence, RI
Third Annual Exploring Next Generation Sequencing
Cambridge Healthtech Institute

Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, September 21, 2009
07:00:00 Conference Registration
08:15:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
08:25:00 Moore’s Law and Sequencing: Where Are We Now, Where Will it Lead, and How Will We Get There? Jonathan M. Rothberg
09:05:00 Diagnostic Applications of Next-Generation Sequencing: High-Throughput, High Resolution HLA Typing Henry Erlich
09:45:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:15:00 So My Genome Costs Less Than My Bike: What’s the Big Deal? Robert Cook-Deegan
10:55:00 The Future of NGS from a Medical Practice Perspective Dietrich Stephan
11:35:00 Interactive Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers
12:00:00 Close of Session
12:15:00 Luncheon Technology Workshop (Sponsorship Opportunity Available) or Lunch on Your Own
14:00:00 Sponsored Seminars: Hosted by Roche
14:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Kevin Davies
14:05:00 Sequencing the Whole Human Exome with the 454 GS FLX: From Mendelian Disease to Cancer Studies Timothy Harkins
14:35:00 Applied Biosystems SOLiD™ 3 System – The Ultra High Throughput Sequencing System Michael Rhodes
15:05:00 Illumina : Transforming Biology - The Illumina Genome Analyzer Now Generation Sequencer Abizar Lakdawalla
15:35:00 Networking Refreshment Break
16:00:00 Helicos
16:30:00 Platform Provider (Opportunity Available)
17:00:00 Panel Discussion with Platform Providers Kevin Davies
17:30:00 Welcoming Reception and Grand Opening of Exhibit Hall
19:00:00 Close of Day
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
07:30:00 Breakfast Presentation Sponsored by NanoString
08:15:00 Successful Sequencing Discussion Groups
09:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
09:10:00 Three Keys to a Successful Launch of a Next-Generation Sequencing Platform Joseph Boland
09:40:00 Alternative, Amplification-Free, Method for Illumina Library Preparation and its Applications to Pathogen Sequencing Iwanka Kozarewa
10:10:00 Technology Presentation: The Power to Detect: HybSelect™ for Targeted Sequence Capture Michelle Lyles
10:25:00 Networking Coffee Break, Exhibit and Poster Viewing
11:15:00 The Heaven and Hell of Setting-up a Next Gen Genomics Core at NYU Langone Medical Center Jane Carlton
11:45:00 Panel Discussion with Morning Speakers
12:15:00 Close of Session
14:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
14:05:00 Developing High-Throughput and Low Cost DNA Sequencing Technologies Peiming Zhang
14:25:00 Title to Be Announced John Leamon
14:45:00 Genome Sequencing by Natural DNA Synthesis Xiaohua Huang
15:05:00 DNA Sequencing at a Stretch Di Gao
15:25:00 Networking Refreshment Break, Exhibit and Poster Viewing
16:00:00 Solid-State Nanopores as Single-Molecule Hybridization Detectors for Genomic Sequencing John Oliver
16:20:00 Marrying Mass Spectometry with Nanopores for Single-Molecule DNA Sequencing Derek Stein
16:40:00 Panel Discussion with Next-Next Gen Speakers
17:00:00 Close of Day
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
07:30:00 Breakfast Presentation (Sponsorship Opportunity Available)
08:15:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
08:20:00 Targeted Sequencing of Human Genomes, Transcriptomes and Methylomes Jin Billy Li
08:50:00 The Structure and Complexity of a Bacterial Transcriptome Nicholas Bergman
09:20:00 Genomics of Extinct and Endangered Species Stephan C. Schuster
09:50:00 ChIP DNA Sequencing on Second Generation Technologies and Applications in Genomic Researches Feng Chen
10:20:00 Technology Spotlight (Sponsorship Opportunity Available)
10:35:00 Networking Coffee Break, Exhibit and Poster Viewing
11:15:00 Applying Next-Generation Sequencing to Cancer and Medical Genetics Stacey Gabriel
11:45:00 Genome Complexity Reduction and Next-Generation DNA Sequencing in a Clinical Diagnostics Environment Matthew Ferber
12:15:00 Close of Session
12:30:00 Luncheon Presentation Sponsored by Applied Biosystems Michael D. Rhodes
14:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
14:05:00 Observations of the Most Abundant and Active Genes in the Biosphere—The Ecology of Viral Genes K. Eric Wommack
14:45:00 Transcriptome-Guided Characterization of Genomic Alterations Qi Zhao
15:15:00 Networking Refreshment Break and Final Exhibit and Poster Viewing
15:45:00 Detecting Signatures of Domestication in the Chicken Genome Michael Zody
16:15:00 A Core Gut Microbiome in Obese and Lean Twins Rob Knight
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