Whole Genomes on the Rise

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James Lupski participated in the 1986 Molecular Biology of Homo sapiens meeting at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, during which the initial discussions arose over whether researchers should sequence the entire human genome. Twenty-two years later, he was part of the team that deciphered the first personal genome sequence, that of the CSHL meeting organizer — and co-discoverer of the structure of DNA — James Watson. And now Lupski is the lead author on the first study ever to use next-generation whole-genome sequencing to identify the cause of a Mendelian disease: his own.

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This online seminar will provide examples of how commercial and hospital-affiliated clinical labs are successfully developing and deploying high-throughput next-generation sequencing-based testing services for genetic diseases. 

Sep
24
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Oct
07
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Personal Genome Diagnostics

This webinar will highlight the key considerations and applications of next-generation sequencing for managing non-small cell lung cancer patients using plasma-based approaches. 

Oct
15
Sponsored by
Parabase

This webinar will discuss the benefits of a rapid targeted next-generation sequencing (TNGS) panel, using dried blood spots, for second-tier newborn metabolic and hearing loss screening and its immediate utility for high-risk diagnostic testing in the neonatal intensive care unit.