Shopping Cart (0)
My Account

Shopping Cart
SELECTBIO Conferences Advances in NGS - Virtual Event

Michael Metzker's Biography

Michael Metzker, President & Chief Executive Officer/Adjunct Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

An innovator for 30 years, Dr. Metzker has focused his research in three areas: next-generation sequencing (NGS) technology, sequence variation in diabetes, and HIV-1 transmission between individuals. He started his first company, LaserGen, Inc. in 2002. He is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor of Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Chemistry at Rice University. Dr. Metzker has served as an expert witness for several HIV criminal cases, presenting a breakthrough method of phylogenetic analysis of HIV-1 DNA sequences. During his career, he has held senior-level research positions with Merck Research Laboratories and Applied Biosystems (now Thermo Fisher). He received his B.S. from the University of California at Davis (1984) and his Ph.D. from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX (1996).

Michael Metzker Image

New Frontiers – NGS Applications in Early Human Health and Diagnostics

Wednesday, 6 May 2015 at 14:00

Add to Calendar ▼2015-05-06 14:00:002015-05-06 15:00:00Europe/LondonNew Frontiers – NGS Applications in Early Human Health and DiagnosticsAdvances in NGS - Virtual Event in Virtual EventVirtual

Advances in next-generation sequencing technologies are driving transformation into clinical practice with accessible, comprehensive, and non-invasive diagnostic tests.  Translation of these advances is most evident in the areas of prenatal and cancer diagnostics.

Add to Calendar ▼2015-05-05 00:00:002015-05-06 00:00:00Europe/LondonAdvances in NGS - Virtual EventAdvances in NGS - Virtual Event in Virtual EventVirtual