By Edward Winnick and Tony Fong

SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) – A busy first day of the 29th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference wrapped up with several firms in the molecular tools and diagnostics industries making their pitches to investors.

Many firms talked about new markets and new products, either recently introduced or on the way, as key revenue drivers. Below are brief summaries taken from some of the firm's presentations and breakout sessions.

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Nov
29
Sponsored by
Schott

This webinar will discuss how understanding the relative performance characteristics of glass and polymer substrates for in vitro diagnostic applications such as microarrays and microfluidics can help to optimize diagnostic performance.

Dec
04
Sponsored by
Sophia Genetics

This webinar will discuss the use of clinical-grade exome analysis application in complex case investigations.

Dec
11
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar describes a study that used two independent next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms to gain insight into the impact of different types of aneuploidies during preimplantation genetic testing.

Dec
12
Sponsored by
Illumina

This webinar will discuss the use of shotgun metagenomics to identify children at risk of hospital-acquired infection.