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PacBio Discoveries Roadshow

When: Tuesday, May 10, 2022
12:30 PM - 5:00 PM CT

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Baldwin Auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Xinkun Wang  

Group: Center for Genetic Medicine

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings


The NUSeq Core invites members of the Northwestern community to attend the PacBio Discoveries Roadshow. This in-person event will bring you up-to-date on the latest long-reads sequencing technology from Pacific Biosciences and its many applications.

Check in and lunch

Scientific Session

Welcome and kickoff: Sequencing for a better future

Christian Henry, PacBio

“Long-read sequencing as part of the pathway to precision genomics for precision medicine”

Dr. Tychele Turner, Washington University in St. Louis

“NF1 capture using PacBio and Twist Biosciences”

Molly Zeller, University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Characterizing complex genomic regions with long reads: application to gene-pseudogenes and telomeres”

Dr. Jean-Pierre Kocher, Mayo Clinic

“Exploring 'buggy' genomics with PacBio HiFi sequencing: de novo assembly of insect genomes and full-length 16S analysis of microbes”

Dr. Alvaro Hernandez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Single-cell Iso-Seq in the developing neocortex”

Dr. Yalan Yang, University of Chicago

“The HiFi difference: native long reads transform genomics”

David Miller, PacBio

Networking Session


Also included:

- Updates from PacBio

- The opportunity to discuss your research needs with PacBio expertsd

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