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Old 12-08-2010, 10:50 AM   #1
mikebLRIG
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Default Free NGS Sample Prep Symposium Dec 15, Bay Area

"AUTOMATING THE NEXT GENERATION SEQUENCING WORKFLOW"
Hosted by LRIG Bay Area

Date and Time: December 15, 2010, 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: South San Francisco Conference Center
Free Registration: www.lrigbayarea.org

We will investigate the latest methods and technologies to fully exploit Next Generation Sequencing, including upstream library preparation and template amplification. Clinical applications for emulsion PCR will also be explored.

The event is free, a buffet lunch is served at 12:30 prior to the presentations. There will be twenty vendors serving the genomics community exhibiting.

Confirmed Speakers:
Emily Leproust, Ph.D., Agilent Technologies, Director Applications and Chemistry R&D - Genomics
The Agilent Technologies SureSelect(tm) Platform for Target Enrichment

William Donahue, Ph.D., Manager, Molecular Biology, Beckman Coulter Genomics
SPRIworks - An Automated Sample Preparation System for Second Generation Sequencing Platforms

Take Ogawa, Raindance Technologies
Finding Needles in the Genomic Haystack: targeted sequencing for rare variant analysis

Serge Saxonov, Ph.D., VP, Applications Development, Quantalife
A novel droplet digital PCR platform accurately detects and quantifies molecular targets exceeding performance of other methods by orders of magnitude
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