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Rendez-vous Génome Québec

Rendez-Vous Génome Québec 2013 - Montreal NGS Symposiuim (archives)

Location: McGill University New Residence Hall
3625, Parc Avenue, Montréal
Date: Thursday, November 14th 2013
Registration: Visit for schedule and registation.
Improving Genomics through Collaboration and Innovation

NGS academic and industry presentation will be featured from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Lunch and coffee breaks are included and the day will conclude with a poster session and a social event with snacks and beverages.

Conférencier vedette: Prof. John MacKay
Professeur et vice-doyen,
Faculté de Foresterie, Géographie et Géomatique
Université Laval
Wood Forest Science Chair,
Department of Plant Sciences
University of Oxford
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Title: "Conifer giga-genomes finally reveal their secrets"

This event will take place at the McGill University New Residence Hall
New Residence Hall, 3625 Parc Avenue, Montréal

Le jeudi 14 novembre 2013

Les présentations seront en anglais.
Visitez pour consulter le programme et pour vous inscrire.

Final Program
07h30 Registration and breakfast
08h10 Welcome Address
08h20 Keynote Speaker
Conifer giga-genomes finally reveal their secrets
John MacKay, PhD
Université Laval, Québec; University of Oxford, UK
09h10 Ultra-high complexity oligonucleotide probe pools for targeted enrichment based bisulfite sequencing.
Dan Burgess, PhD,
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09h40 Genomics of developmental disorders.
Jacques Michaud, MD, PhD
CHU Sainte-Justine, Montréal
10h10 Enhanced solution based target enrichment using oligonucleotide probes and a novel composition of blocking oligonucleotides
Chad Locklear, PhD,
10h40 Coffee Break
11h00 Garbage in, garbage out - How microfluidic nucleic acid quality control improves sequence data quality, increases throughput and reduces costs.
Seth Cohen, PhD,
Perkin Elmer
11h30 Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of the Inherited Genetic Susceptibility to Breast Cancer
Jacques Simard, PhD
Université Laval, Québec
12h00 Ion Torrent Systems (PGM and Proton) - Applications and Developments
Mathieu Larivière,
Life Technologies
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12h20 Microbiome as a predictive tool for health and disease - do we really understand it?
Ehsan Khafipour, PhD
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg
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12h50 Haloplex : from SureDesign to SureCall
Martin Angers, PhD,
13h10 Lunch
14h00 Next generation sequencing technologies in pediatric brain tumors: A tale of a histone tail
Nada Jabado, MD, PhD
McGill University Health Centre Research Institute, Montréal
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14h30 Newborn Screening in the Genomic Era
Dennis Bulman, PhD, FCCMG, FACMG
CHEO, Ottawa
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15h00 High-Throughput Sample ID and QC for BioBanking and other applications
Bob Shiels,
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16h00 Closing remarks
16h15 Poster session & Wine and cheese
18h30 Closing of the Rendez-Vous
For more information

Please contact:

Frédérick Robidoux
Tel: 514 398-7211 #3
Fax: 514 398-1790


Poster Contest Winners
1st place ($250) Neal Cody (IRCM)
Poster Title: Transcriptome-wide profiling implicates Drosophila Muscleblind in mRNA subcellular localization
2nd place ($150) Philippe Lemay (UdeM)
Poster Title: Identification of novel genes associated with neural tube defects by whole exome sequencing
3rd place ($50) Amirthagowri Ambalavanan (McGill)
Poster Title: Identification of rare variants in childhood onset schizophrenia using exome sequencing
Best Concept ($50) Brian Boyle (Laval)
Poster Title: Reduced representation sequencing in non-model organisms at IBIS
Thanks to all our partners!