Recent Advances in Genetics and Genomics: A BioConference Live 2015 Virtual Event

Yorba Linda, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2015

The fields of genetics and genomics, the study of our genetic makeup and the interplay of genes with one another and the environment, is rapidly evolving. Keeping up with developments can be daunting.

LabRoots, the premier producer of interactive virtual events for life sciences and clinical diagnostics professionals, will soon host its annual conference spotlighting the recent advances in Genetics & Genomics.

At BioConference Live Genetics and Genomics 2015, a two-day event presented entirely online and free, attendees need not leave their desk or home to partake in a range of concise presentations from world-renowned experts. Interactive live-streaming video sessions include question-and-answer sessions, and participants can earn complementary CME, CE, and CEU continuing education credits.

Effortlessly explore the virtual exhibit floor, occupied by vendors offering leading-edge products and services. The virtual exhibitors are anxious to participate and can reach their customers online without traveling and shipping costs. The exhibitors include: Illumina, PerkinElmer, Beckman Coulter, Intel, Agilent Technologies, QIAGEN, Stanford University, Thermo Fisher Scientific and many more.

The event will be held from May 13 to 14, 2015 then will be available on-demand for the following six months. The speaker webcasts will be posted on forever.

Research scientists, post docs, principal investigators, lab directors, and other professionals from around the globe come together for this meeting—which is free for participants—without having to endure a long plane flight, costly hotel room, or even step away from their work.

Topics include next-generation sequencing, genome-wide association studies (GWAS), genomic medicine, genome engineering, human genome structural variation, translational genomics, functional genomics, pharmacogenomics and pharmacogenetics, epigenetics, genotyping, gene expression, DNA/RNA purification, RNAi, phenotyping, transcription, synthetic biology, qPCR/real-time PCR, biomarkers, stem cell research, human identification, bioproduction, molecular diagnostics, immunology, bioinformatics, cancer research, and more.

The keynote presentations are as follows:

Big Data in Health Care and Biomedical Research

Speaker: John Quackenbush, PhD, Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Next Generation Sequencing

Speaker: Michael Snyder, PhD, Professor and Chair, Genetics, Director, Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine

Using Genomics to Understand Human Health and Disease

Speaker: Richard M Myers, PhD, President, Director and Faculty Investigator, Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology

Next-Generation RNA-Seq Workflows and Analysis

Speaker: Gary Schroth, PhD, Distinguished Scientist, Illumina, Inc

To learn more about the virtual event and other 25 speakers click here:

About LabRoots

LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website and producer of educational virtual events and webinars. Contributing to the advancement of science through content sharing capabilities, LabRoots is a powerful advocate in amplifying global networks and communities. Founded in 2008, LabRoots emphasizes digital innovation in scientific collaboration and learning. We have become a primary source for current scientific news, webinars, virtual conferences and more. Join for free and become part of the largest scientific learning community in the world.

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