AGBT 2018 Schedule is Announced

Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) General Meeting, one of the top genomics conferences has announced the full agenda for the meeting this year. AGBT this year is from 12th February to 15th February in Orlando, Florida.

The full schedule looks exciting with lots of interesting talks. Here are some of the interesting talks to look forward to.

  1. Jay Shendure, HHMI, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, “Global views of development”
  2. Rachael Workman, JHU, Direct RNA and cDNA sequencing of human transcripts using the Oxford Nanopore sequencing platform
  3. Christopher Mason, Ph.D., Institute for Computational Biomedicine Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Rapid and accurate cross-kingdom human pathogen identification and detection using Hyb & Seq technology
  4. William Salereno, Baylor College of Medicine, Structural variation across human populations and families in >23,000 whole-genomes.
  5. Nicholas Navin, Anderson Cancer Center, Multiclonal invasion identified in early breast tumors by topographic single cell genome sequencing.
  6. Michael Lin, DNANEXUS, Joint variant calling on >200,000 exome sequences with GLnexus
  7. Mike Schatz, JHU, Whole-genome haplotype resolution of small and structural variations”
  8. Yaniv Erlich, Columbia University, DNA media
  9. Joshua Quick, University of Birmingham, Ultra-long read methods for nanopore single molecule sequencing.

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