Labroots is excited to announce our 10th Annual Genetics Week Virtual Event Series held on April 19-21, 2022!
Genetics Week Virtual Event Series 2022 will offer a multi-day content-rich program combining stellar expertise from world-renowned keynote and featured speakers in the areas of Genetics & Genomics an expanding field of biology and human health, Molecular Diagnostics, exploring best laboratory practices and novel diagnostic applications, and Precision Medicine, spanning innovative technologies and solutions transforming healthcare and changing how patients are treated today.
Over the three days, invited lectures, thought-provoking discussions, and posters will be presented by academia and industry experts, professionals in medical and clinical genetics, scientific leaders, and research scholars.
The tracks will include:
Genetics and Genomics - Dive into Genetics & Genomics with tracks covering technological advancements, novel approaches, and demographic approaches to disease.
Advancements in Genomic Technologies
Sex, Epigenetics, Aging, and Disease
New Approaches in the Genetics of Disease
Precision Medicine - Optimize efficiency and patient care through molecular and genetic profiling. In this track you can follow important discourse on real-world clinical applications of precision medicine with new technologies and therapeutics.
Therapeutics in Precision Medicine
Precision Medicine in Clinical Practice
The Role of Technology in Precision Medicine
Molecular Diagnostics - Using genetics to facilitate detection, diagnosis, classification, and prognosis, this topic focuses on new technologies in testing and diagnosis.
Emerging Technologies and Methodologies in Molecular Diagnostics
Liquid Biopsies (Cancer Monitoring and Screening)
Infectious Disease Diagnostics - COVID-19 Testing
Call for Posters — Virtual poster sessions offer the opportunity to present data to a global audience via a PDF poster (with optional video summary) and discuss results with interested colleagues through email and our networking lounge. Plan now to have your poster included in the 2022 Genetics Virtual Week. Submit your abstract here.
Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open for 2 years from the date of the live event, and the webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing. This virtual conference also offers increased reach for the global genetics community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.
Continuing Education – Labroots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this event, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit per presentation for a maximum of 50 credits. This event will also provide CEU's for Genetic Counselors. 9 presentations have been approved by the NSGC to offer Category 1 CEU's.
Connect with us!
When you attend the event remember to use the hashtag #LRgenetics to follow the conversation and connect with other members of the global Genetics & Genomics community! Follow @Genetics_LR on Twitter and @GeneticsandGenomics on Facebook to connect with our specialist Genetics & Genomics Writers and stay up to date with the latest Trending News.
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Research Associate II, Research & Development, Jumpcode Genomics
Deputy Head, Diagnostics Strategy and Development, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Product Manager for Sample Preparation at Miltenyi Biotec
Director, Reagent and Assay Development, Roche Sequencing Solutions
Professor of Oncology and Associate Director of Clinical Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center
Director Scientific & Technical Affairs, Pharma Services, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Director, ManTRa Diagnostics Ltd, Research Associate, Department of Translational Radiobiology, University of Manchester
Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer, Genomenon
President and CEO, Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine
Senior Product Manager, Gene Synthesis & Synthetic Biology, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Instructor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Fellow, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham & Women's Hospital
Vice President of Physician and Patient Strategies, Inozyme Pharma
Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Chair of the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
FQR-S/MSSS/CHUQ Research Awardee in Health Technology Assessment and Evidence Based Laboratory Medicine, Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Medical Biochemistry and Pathology at the Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval, Researcher, Centre de recherche du CHU de Québec
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R&D Manager for Molecular and Synthetic Biology, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Vice Chair of Pathology for Translational Research, Professor of Pathology, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center/Seidman Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University/Case Comprehensive Cancer Center
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