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Old 08-07-2012, 07:09 AM   #1
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Default 15 Third & Next-Gen Sequencing Talks at 4th Consumer Genetics Conference

The 4th Annual Consumer Genetics Conference will be held in Boston, MA from October 3-5 and will feature more than 15 talks on third & next-generation sequencing, and will be highlighted by three keynote presentations:

Self-Discovery in the Age of Personal Genomes
Lee Silver, Ph.D., Princeton University

An Inside Look at How AncestryDNA Uses Population Genetics to Enrich Its Online Family History Experience
Kenneth Chahine, Ph.D., J.D., ancestry.com

The Big Picture: Visions for Personalized Medicine

Jay Flatley, President and CEO, Illumina

To take advantage of early bird registration prices, please register by this Friday, August 10.
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Old 08-17-2012, 12:36 PM   #2
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Default Link to Latest Consumer Genomics Research Papers

The following four papers, recently published by speakers at the Consumer Genetics Conference, are now available for download:

http://bit.ly/RZBpJe

Identifying disease mutations in genomic medicine settings: current challenges and how to accelerate progress
Gholson Lyon, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Human Genetics, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Research Scientist, Utah Foundation for Biomedical Research

Communicating new knowledge on previously reported genetic variants
Sandy Aronson, Executive Director of IT, Partners HealthCare Center for Personalized Genetic Medicine (PCPGM)

SNPedia: a wiki supporting personal genome annotation, interpretation and analysis
Mike Cariaso, Founder, SNPedia; Author of Promethease

From prenatal genomic diagnosis to fetal personalized medicine: progress and challenges
Diana Bianchi, M.D., Executive Director, Mother Infant Research Institute; Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics, Floating Hospital for Children, Tufts Medical Center
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Old 08-17-2012, 10:51 PM   #3
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Oh great!! I guess conference will be amazing. The subjects are too interesting to present. There are three presentations that will be presented by groups. I am so excited to attend this meeting. click here
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Old 09-27-2012, 04:04 PM   #4
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Default Genomics X PRIZE Special Announcement at CGC on Wednesday

We are very excited to share that the X PRIZE Foundation will make a special announcement at the Consumer Genetics Conference on Wednesday, October 3 about the Archon Genomics X PRIZE presented by Express Scripts! We encourage you to join us to learn how this latest news will significantly impact the Competition and move us one step closer to ushering in a new era of personalized medicine through whole genome sequencing. For inquiries, please contact Grant Campany, Senior Director & Prize Lead for the Genomics X PRIZE, who will be in attendance at the conference in Boston.
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So any word on the "special announcement" from X Prize ??
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:42 AM   #6
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At the Consumer Genetics Conference yesterday, Harvard Medical School professor George Church announced that his group will be entering the Archon Genomics X PRIZE presented by Express Scripts:

http://www.bio-itworld.com/2012/10/0...mpetition.html
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