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SELECTBIO Conferences DXS Track One

DXS Track One

Date: Thursday, 13 October 2016
Location: Singapore

Guest of Honour

Lim Chuan Poh

Lim Chuan Poh
Chairman, A*STAR

Plenary Speakers

Rudi Pauwels

Rudi Pauwels
Founder Director/Chief Executive Officer, Biocartis

Chwee Teck Lim

Chwee Teck Lim
NUS Society Chair Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Institute for Health Innovation & Technology (iHealthtech), Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore

Fred Kramer

Fred Kramer
Professor, New Jersey Medical School Rutgers University

Jean-Luc  Butel

Jean-Luc Butel
Global Healthcare Advisor, President, K8 Global & Senior Advisor , McKinsey&Company

Keynote Speakers

Timothy  Barkham

Timothy Barkham
Doctor, Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Shian-Jiun Shih

Shian-Jiun Shih
Partner, Kiang Consulting Services

Richard Simpson

Richard Simpson
Professor, La Trobe University

Mike Makrigiorgos

Mike Makrigiorgos
Professor and Director of Medical Physics and Biophysics, Harvard Medical School


Select Bio and the Diagnostics Development Hub, part of Exploit Technologies Pte. Ltd. present Singapore’s inaugural Diagnostics Summit. 

The event will take place on the 13-14 October at the Biopolis, Singapore’s custom built biomedical research and development hub, home to a large number of the world’s leading Life Science organisations and A*STAR research institutes. 

Bringing together industry professionals, entrepreneurs, researchers, academia and students, this comprehensive two day meeting will look to address the challenges of translating the latest advances in scientific research into tangible diagnostics solutions.

The focus for this conference track is to present the latest research and commercial activities within the field of Circulating Biomarkers. We will examine the various characterization of these classes of biomarkers especially as circulating biomarkers for cancer and other disease classes.

Please see below for a comprehensive list of the subject areas to be addressed.

Agenda Topics

  • Circulating DNA, Circulating RNA, Circulating Tumor Cells, Circulating Proteins
    • Circulating Biomarker Classes: Exosomes, Microvesicles, Circulating-Free DNA (cfDNA), Circulating RNA, Circulating Tumor Cells
    • Circulating microRNAs
    • Circulating Protein Biomarkers
    • Circulating Transcriptome
    • Circulating-Free (cfDNA) in various Cancer Classes
    • Circulating-Free DNA
    • Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS), Digital PCR and qPCR Development for analysis of cf-DNA
  • Exosomes and Microvesicles
    • Extracellular Vesicle-based Biomarkers: Exosomes and Microvesicles in Biological Fluids
    • Extracellular Vesicles as Biomarker Carriers in Various Disease Classes
    • Research Methodologies and Workflow: Isolation, Capture, Biomarker Cargo Analysis
    • Various Subclasses of Extracellular Vesicles (EVs) and their Biomarker Cargo: Exosomes, Microvesicles, Oncosomes

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

Paul Raggett, Exhibition Manager
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Confirmed Speakers to date

Kuo Ping Chiu, Associate Research Fellow, Genomics Research Centre, Academia Sinica
Isaac Garcia-Murillas, Senior Scientific Officer, Institute Of Cancer Research
Sai Kiang Lim, Research Director, Institute of Medical Biology, A*STAR
Dobrin Nedelkov, Research Scientist, Arizona State University
Juergen Schaefer, Mass Spectrometry Lab Head, Sanofi
Valérie Taly, CNRS Research Director, Professor and Group leader Translational Research and Microfluidics, Université Paris Cité
Heng-Phon Too, Associate Professor, National University of Singapore
Jay West, Senior Director of R&D, Fluidigm Corporation
William G Whitford, Life Science Strategic Solutions Leader, DPS Group
Andrea Wijeweera, Sales Application Specialist, QIAGEN

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