January 28, 2016
Sponsored by
Agilent Technologies

A Metagenomic Assay to Study the Role of the Microbiome in Cancer

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This on-demand webinar discusses a metagenomic assay to identify viruses and other pathogenic microorganisms in human tumor samples, with the aim of gaining a more comprehensive understanding of the role of the microbiome in cancer development and treatment. 

Erle Robertson, a professor of Microbiology at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine, discusses the PathoChip, a 60,000-probe comparative genomic hybridization microarray that was developed to target viral, prokaryotic, and eukaryotic genomes. 

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Oct
17
Sponsored by
Lexogen

This webinar will present a method for RNA-seq expression analysis of FFPE-derived RNA samples that are too degraded for successful application of standard RNA-seq techniques.

Oct
25
Sponsored by
Roche

This webinar will detail a comprehensive strategy that a lab has put in place to evaluate  NGS oncology assays for genomic tumor profiling of plasma and tissue samples.