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SELECTBIO Conferences Circulating Biomarkers 2014

Circulating Biomarkers 2014

Monday, 24 March 2014 - Tuesday, 25 March 2014


Keynote Speakers

Xandra Breakefield

Xandra Breakefield
Professor / Geneticist, Massachusetts General Hospital

Johan Skog

Johan Skog
Chief Scientific Officer, Exosome Diagnostics Inc

Gary Palmer

Gary Palmer
Senior Vice President, Foundation Medicine Inc

Nicholas Dracopoli

Nicholas Dracopoli
Vice President/Head, Johnson & Johnson

Overview

SELECTBIO welcomes you to its 2nd. Annual Circulating Biomarkers Conference.  This conference held in the city of Boston close to world-leading research institutions and hospitals seeks to bring together academic researchers, clinician-scientists, as well as researchers from companies all focusing on various classes of biomarkers.  Also, this event is an excellent meeting place for business development and marketing professionals from companies seeking to network with top-tier researchers from world-leading institutions.

Our goal in this conference is to facilitate learning, exchange of information, foster collaborations, partnering, and networking, as well as bring together the vendors offering products and services to this research field; this conference includes an exhibit hall integrated with the conference sessions allowing vendors to connect with and reach effectively the target customers.

Finally, we will host "Exosome Night" yet again with beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres--an excellent opportunity to network with your peers and forge partnerships, and for exhibits to connect with researchers and discuss their science and the new products in this space.

Agenda Topics

  • Circulating DNA
  • Circulating Tumor Cells (CTCs)
    • Potential as Liquid Cancer Biomarkers
    • Various Technologies for Capture and Interrogation
  • Deployment of Next-Generation Sequencing to Discover and Interrogate Biomarkers
  • Diagnostic Opportunities for Circulating Biomarkers [eg., Liquid Biopsies]
  • Epigenetic Modifications of Circulating DNA [eg., Methylated Genetic Elements]
  • Exosomes and Microvesicles
  • Extracellular RNAs [such as microRNAs]
  • Liquid Biopsies
  • New Technologies for Studying Exosomes/Microvesicles/Extracellular Vesicles
  • Non-invasive Prenatal Testing (NIPT) using Circulating Fetal DNA
  • Therapeutic Potential Applications of Exosomes

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

Jeff Fan, Exhibition Manager
Jeff@selectbio.us
+1 510-857-4865

Confirmed Speakers to date

David Miyamoto, Instructor in Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Hakho Lee, Assistant Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital
Gyongyi Szabo, Professor and Vice Chair for Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Leonora Balaj, Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School
Johan Skog, Chief Scientific Officer, Exosome Diagnostics Inc
Kenneth Henry, Senior Research Scientist, JSR Micro, Inc.
Dominique de Kleijn, Professor, National University of Singapore
Pavan Kumar, Senior Scientist, Eisai Inc
Rolf Muller, President/CSO & Founder, Biomatrica Inc
Casey Maguire, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Saumya Das, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Robert McCormack, Head, Technology Innovation and Strategy, Veridex LLC/Johnson & Johnson
Maiwenn Kerhoas, Research Fellow, Heriot Watt University
Mark Sausen, Vice President, Research & Development, Personal Genome Diagnostics
Kendall Van Keuren-Jensen, Associate Professor, Translational Genomics Research Institute
Lori Millner, Clinical Chemistry Fellow, University of Louisville
Shannon Stott, Assistant Professor, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School
Dolores Di Vizio, Professor, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Elena Castellanos-Rizaldos, Instructor in Radiation Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School

All Conference Delegates Receive a CD onsite Loaded with Up-to-date Publications and Papers Focusing on Exosomes, CTCs, Circulating DNA, Biomarkers.

This Collection of Publications and Papers/Industry Materials are an Excellent Reference Source to Bring Back After the Conference and an Excellent Educational/Reference Tool.


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