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Genomics at Queen's, 2020

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Date(s)
April 24, 2020
Location
Canada Room Lanyon Building, Queen's University Belfast University Road Belfast BT7 1NN
Time
08:45 - 17:00
Price
Free

The Precision Medicine Centre of Excellence (PMC) Genomics department and the Queen’s Genomics Core Technology Unit (GCTU) are hosting a daylong event aimed at educating researchers and technicians about recent and/or new genomic technologies. We will be covering subject areas such as digital PCR, sequencing library preparation techniques (DNA and RNA) and structural variation detection.

Agenda

08:45 - 09:00: REGISTRATION

09:00 - 09:15: Genomics at Queen's Introduction, Julia Miskelly (Manager, Queen's GCTU) and Louise Harewood (Genomics Scientific Lead, PMC)

Session 1: Digital Spatial Profiling and Long Read Technologies

09:15 - 09:45: Nanostring Technologies

09:45 - 10:15: The PacBio Long-Read Evolution: Highly Accurate and Affordable SMRT Sequencing. Jon Seddon, PhD. Senior Sequencing Sales Specialist, PacBio

10:15 - 11:00: COFFEE

Session 2: Sequencing Library Preparation

11:00 - 11:30: Roche

11:30 - 12:00: New England BioLabs

12:00 - 12:30: Tecan-Nugen

12:30 - 13:30: LUNCH

Session 3: Structural Variation Detection

13:30 - 14:00: Dovetail Genomics

14:00 - 14:30: Saphyr Whole Genome Imaging: Ultra-sensitive, ultra specific structural variation detection. Joe Butler, Business Manager, UK and Ireland, Bionano Genomics

14:30 - 15:15: COFFEE

Session 4: Digital PCR

15:15 - 15:45: Stilla Technologies

15:45 - 16:15: BioRad

16:15 - 17:00: DISCUSSION AND CLOSE