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Advances in NGS & Big Data

Advances in NGS & Big Data



SELECTBIO is pleased to present the 4th annual Advances in Next-Gen Sequencing & Big Data conference, which will take place at the Fira Barcelona, on May 14th & 15th 2014. Featuring an array of leading international speakers, this event aims to provide you with an insight into the latest developments in next-gen sequencing technologies and applications.

Hot topics to be covered include the growing use of NGS in the clinic and in diagnostics, as well as developments in sequencing platforms and methods. Focus will also be given to novel solutions to the NGS data deluge, addressing issues such as storage and analysis. Attending this event will provide you with many opportunities to network with peers, helping you to build new relationships and optimise your workflow. The Conference Chair is Dr Bhupinder Bhullar, Lab Head, Novartis Pharma AG.

Running alongside the Advances in NGS & Big Data conference will be the ELA exhibition, covering the latest technological advances and associated services from leading solution providers within this field. Registered delegates will also have access to the following co-located conference tracks, ensuring a cost effective trip: Advances in qPCR & dPCR, High Content Analysis, Advances in Automation & Robotics, Advances in Cellular Assays & Cell Culture.

Don't miss the opening reception taking place on May 13th! 


Keynote Speakers

Wilhelm Ansorge

Wilhelm Ansorge
Professor, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

John Quackenbush

John Quackenbush
Professor, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Call for Posters

You can also present your research on a poster while attending the meeting. Submit an abstract for consideration now!

Poster Submission Deadline: 02 May 2014

Agenda Topics

  • Big Data in NGS
  • Clinical Applications of NGS
  • Data Analysis & Bioinformatics
  • Developments in Sequencing Platforms & Methods

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

Exhibition Team,
exhibitors@selectbio.com
+44(0)1787 315110

Confirmed Speakers to date

Hans Lehrach, Head/Professor/Director, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
Shrikant Mane, Director, Yale Center for Genome Analysis
Stephan Ossowski, Group Leader, Centre for Genomic Regulation
Joaquin Dopazo, Head, Centro De Investigacion Principe Felipe
Lori Snyder, Reader, Kingston University
Ola Spjuth, Researcher, Uppsala University
Joakim Lundeberg, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Jose Garcia Manteiga, Post Doctoral Fellow, San Raffaele Scientific Institute
Wigard Kloosterman, Assistant Professor, University Medical Center Utrecht
Birgit Sikkema-Raddatz, Clinical Laboratory Geneticist, University Medical Center Groningen
Jurgen Eils, Head, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum Heidelberg
John Castle, Co-Director of the Biomarker Development Center, The Institute for Translational Oncology and Immunology
Bhupinder Bhullar, Project Leader, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research


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Catalan Experience - 17:00-19:00 13th May 2014
Catalan Experience - 17:00-19:00 13th May 2014

Join us at the Opening Reception for this year’s European Lab Automation, to experience a selection of tapas, local wines and beers, whilst enjoying the sounds of a Gypsy guitarist.

Also incorporated into the evening is the European Life Science Awards, which celebrates the very best of the industry's achievements.

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