December 13, 2016
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

Combining CNV and SNV Detection in a Single Test: An Alternative to Whole-Genome Sequencing

GenomeWebinar

Lyon University Hospital 

This webinar discusses a genomic strategy that detects single nucleotide variants and copy number variants in a single assay. This approach serves as a cost-effective alternative to whole-genome sequencing and shows promise for the field of cytogenetics.

Our speaker, Nicolas Chatron of Lyon University Hospital, shares the results of a study using Agilent Technologies’ OneSeq target enrichment panel, which includes a chromosomal backbone of probes mimicking the design of microarray-based comparative genomic hybridization with a theoretical 300kb resolution.

In the study, Dr. Chatron and colleagues first tested 29 control samples using OneSeq followed by next generation sequencing. All CNVs larger than 300kb were detected and only two out of seven CNVs below 300 kb were missed. The investigators next performed a blinded analysis of 32 samples comparing OneSeq data with chromosomal microarray data. Dr. Chatron discusses the results of the blinded study during his presentation.

Sponsored by

A former Synthetic Genomics attorney alleges that the firm discriminated against her and other female employees, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Due to privacy and lab certification questions, the planned giveaway of Orig3n testing kits at a Baltimore Ravens game was suspended.

Alnylam reports positive results from its phase 3 clinical trial of an RNAi-based drug, according to Stat News.

In Cell this week: adult mesenchymal cell populations in mouse lung, genetic diversity in HPV16 and cancer risk protection, and more.

Sep
26
Sponsored by
PerkinElmer

This webinar will describe a protocol and proof-of-principle experiments for Cellular Indexing of Transcriptome and Epitopes by Sequencing (CITE-seq).

Sep
27
Sponsored by
Philips Genomics

This webinar will present an in-depth look at how Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has developed and implemented a next-generation sequencing panel for mutational tumor profiling of advanced cancer patients.

Sep
28
Sponsored by
Fabric Genomics

This webinar will discuss the critical role that software can play for clinical labs looking to establish comprehensive genomic testing programs. 

Oct
12
Sponsored by
PierianDx

This webinar will be a roundtable discussion on the adoption of a commercial gene panel for tumor profiling at several leading US cancer centers.