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Ion World 2012

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Thursday, September 13, 2012

 
Time Session
1:00 - 3:00 PM Semiconductor Sequencing - Disruptive Technology

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Mr. Greg Lucier, Chairman and CEO, Life Technologies

History Repeats Itself: Personal Computer,
Digital Camera, Ion Semiconductor Sequencing
Dr. Jonathan Rothberg, Ion Torrent

Rapid Innovation and Flexibility of the PGM™
and Proton™ Sequencers Drives the Cancer
Genome Research Laboratory into the FutureDr. Joe Boland, National Cancer Institute

Implementing and Applying Ion Torrent™
Technology at the Broad Institute
Dr. Chad Nusbaum, Broad Institute of Massachusetts

3:00 - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 - 5:00 PM Semiconductor Sequencing - Workflow and Applications

The Evolution of Ion Semiconductor Sequencing
Ms. Donna Muzny, Baylor College of Medicine - HGSC

Total RNA Transcript Analysis on the Ion Torrent™
Platform: Insight Into Functional ncRNA in Cancer
Dr. Tim Triche, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

Immune Cell Transcriptional Sequencing in
Cellular Differentiation and Disease
Dr. Shawn Levy, Hudson Alpha Institute

5:00 – 5:55 PM SPECIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Transforming Life Sciences – The Future

From Reading to Writing the Genetic Code
Dr. Craig Venter, J. Craig Venter Institute

5:55 – 6:25 PM Break
6:25 – 8:25 PM Scientific Poster Session

Located in the veranda

8:25 – Midnight Ion Lounge
Located in the foyer and
outside in the fountain rotunda.

 

Friday, September 14, 2012

 
Time Session
8:00 - 9:15 AM WORKSHoP SESSION I

Choose one:
Ion Workflow Best Practices

Ion AmpliSeq™ Custom Panels:
from Design to Analysis

9:15 - 9:30 AM Break
9:30 - 10:10 AM SPECIAL KEYNOTE ADDRESS :
Transforming Healthcare - The Future

The End of Illnes
Dr. David Agus, University of Southern California

10:10 - 11:00 AM
Advancing Clinical Research Session I

Next-Generation Sequencing for
Future Targeted Therapy—Towards
Personalized Cancer Care
Dr. Marilyn Li, Baylor College of Medicine

Ion Torrent™ Amplicon Sequencing—
A Tool To Advance Clinical Research
Dr. Stephen Yip, University of British Columbia

11:00 - 11:30 AM Break
11:30 - 12:45 PM Advancing Clinical Research Session II

Ion Torrent in the CLIA Environment to
Advance Clinical Cancer Research
Dr. Raja Luthra, MD Anderson Cancer Hospital

On Top of Outbreaks—Rapid PGM™ Sequencing
to Advance Clinical and Public Health Research
Dr. Dag Harmsen, Universität Münster

Inherited Cardiovascular Disease:
Future Use of an Ion Torrent™–Based Sequencing
Pipeline in a Clinical Reference Lab Setting
Dr. Bill Biggs, Aviir, Inc.

12:45 – 1:15 Lunch Break
1:15 - 2:30 PM Workshop Session II

Choose one:
RNA-Seq from Isolation to Analysis

Semiconductor Sequencing Performance
Summary, and Simplifying Informatics
with Ion Reporter™ Software




Ion Bus Tours Available


Wednesday, September 12
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Thursday, September 13
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
8:25 PM - 11:00 PM

Friday, September 14
2:30 - 5:00 PM