Rendez-vous Génome Québec

Rendez-Vous Génome Québec 2017
December 5th 2017

The Future of "omics" Applications

"Omics" technologies have opened the doors to a wide range of fields of research and applications. This Rendez-vous is intended for scientists interested in technologies and applications related to high-throughput "omics" technologies.

The Rendez-vous Génome Québec 2017 will focus on researchers leading initiatives using next-generation "omics" technologies in various areas of research.

Topics covered will include: personalized health, environmental genomics, agri-food genomics.

Keynote speakers

Dr. Deanna Church, PhD Dr. Peter Kraft, PhD
Senior Director of Applications 10X Genomics Duke University North Carolina, USA
"High Resolution Biology on 10X" "Using integrated 'omics' to better understand cancer risk"

Location : Amphithéâtre du Centre de Conférence BMO, CHU Sainte-Justine
3175 Côte-Sainte-Catherine, Montréal

Registration starts NOW and ends November 30th 2017. Places are limited!

To register for the Rendez-Vous please visit the Innovation Centre web page Talks will be given in English.

Registration, lunch and refreshments are free.

Final Program
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8h15 Registration and breakfast
8h55 Welcome Address
9h00 Keynote Speaker
Deanna Church, PhD
10X Genomics
High Resolution Biology on 10X
10h00 Jacques P. Tremblay
Université Laval
The new CRISPR/Cas9 technology may be used to correct gene mutations responsible for many hereditary diseases
10h30 Ashley Dvorak, Field Application Scientist
IDT Speaker
Unique, dual-matched adapters with UMIs prevent sample misassignment and enable low frequency variant detection
10h45 Bio Break
11h00 Denis-Claude Roy, PhD
Université de Montréal
Cancer Immunotherapy: From genomics to clinical application in patients
11h30 Ann Brasey, PhD, Hôpital Maisonneuve-Rosemont
ThermoFisher Speaker
Tales of the TCR and the 5 W
11h45 Steve Labrie, PhD
Université Laval
Cheese genomics: Because cheese is in our DNA
12h15 Lunch
13h30 Eileen Denovan-Wright, PhD
Dalhousie University
Allosteric modulators of the endocannabinoid system
14h00 Ryan Birse
Agena Speaker
Genetic Analysis of Tissue, ctDNA, and Methylation with Minimal Input using UltraSEEKTM and EpiTYPER® on the MassARRAY® System
14h15 Michael G. Smith, PhD
Illumina Speaker
Entering a New Era of Sequencing: the NovaSeq Experience
14h30 Bio Break
14h45 Richard Hamelin, PhD
University of British Columbia
Genomics for healthy forests
15h15 Keynote Speaker
Peter Kraft, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Massachusetts
Using integrated 'omics' to better understand cancer risk
16h15 Closing remarks
For additional information

Please contact:

Sharen Roland
Tel: 514 398-7211 #1
Fax: 514 398-1790


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