Palms Ballroom
Friday, February 27, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Lunch will be served

Towards Comprehensive Genomics - Past Present and Future
Introduction by Michael Hunkapiller
President and Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Biosciences


The Human Genome: From One To One Million
J. Craig Venter, Ph.D.
Co-founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Human Longevity Inc.

Is Perfect Assembly Possible?
Gene Myers, Ph.D.
Founding Director, Systems Biology Center, Max Planck Institute

Finishing Genomes: Why Does It Matter?
Deanna Church, Ph.D.
Senior Director of Genomics and Content, Personalis

De Novo Assembly of a Human Diploid Genome for the Asian Genome Project
Jeong-Sun Seo M.D.,Ph.D.
Director Genomic Medicine Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine
Founder and Chairman, Macrogen Inc.

PacBio Long Read Sequencing and Structural Analysis of a Breast Cancer Cell Line
W. Richard McCombie, Ph.D.
Professor, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory



Thursday, February 26
Resolving the Complexity of Human Genetic Variation by Single-Molecule Sequencing
Evan Eichler, University of Washington
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Plenary Session: Genomics I
Islands Ballroom

Anchored Assembly: Accurate Structural Variant Detection Using Short-Read Data
Jeremy Bruestle, Spiral Genetics
8:30 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.
Concurrent Session: Informatics
Salons E & F

Sequencing-Based Approaches for Genome-Scale Functional Annotation
Matthew Blow, D.O.E. Joint Genome Institute
8:50 p.m. – 9:10 p.m.
Concurrent Session: Biology
Islands Ballroom

Friday, February 27

Neural Circular RNAs are Derived from Synaptic Genes and Regulated by Development and Plasticity
Wei Chen, Max-Delbruck-Centrum (MDC)
8:50 p.m. – 9:10 p.m.
Concurrent Session: Transcriptomics
Salons G through J

A Genome Assembly of the Domestic Goat from 70x Coverage of Single Molecule Real Time Sequence
Tim Smith, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center
8:50 p.m. – 9:10 p.m.
Concurrent Session: Technology
Islands Ballroom

PacBio Application – Influenza Viral RNA-Seq
Amy Ly, The Genome Institute at Washington University
9:10 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Concurrent Session: Technology
Islands Ballroom

Saturday, February 28

Low Coverage, Correction-Free Assembly for Long Reads
Gene Myers, Max Planck Institute – CBG
11:20 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.
Plenary Session: Genomics II
Islands Ballroom


Thursday, February 26, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
#54: Observing Heterozygotic DNA Methylation Patterns in
Diploid Genomes using Kinetics Data from the PacBio RS

Yuta Suzuki et al., The University of Tokyo

#66: Coffea Arabica Genome Assembly
Patrick Descombes et al., Nestle Institute of Health Sciences

#69: Construction and Analyses of Near-Complete Genomes
of the Silkworm Bombyx mori

Asao Fujiyama et al., National Institute of Genetics (NIG)

#88: Genometrakr: A Pathogen Databases to Build a Global
Genomic Network for Pathogen Traceback and Outbreak

Marc Allard et al., FDA CFSAN ORS

#132: Sublime Plant Genome Assembly by PacBio Long
Read Whole Genome Sequencing Short Read Whole Genome
Profiling (WGPTM)

Nathalie van Orsouw et al., Keygene N.V.

#156: Clinical Sequencing using Pacific Bioscience RS II
for Tissue Typing in Transplantation, Monitoring of Drug
Resistance in Leukemia and Genetic Diagnosis of Complex
Genomic Regions

Ulf Gyllensten et al., Uppsala University

#161: Full-length HIV-1 env Deep Sequencing in a Donor
with Broadly Neutralizing V1/V2 Antibodies

Melissa Laird et al., Pacific Biosciences

#178: Multiplexing Human HLA Class I & II Genotyping
with DNA Barcode Adapters for High Throughput Clinical

Swati Ranade et al.,Pacific Biosciences

#181: Genome in a Bottle: So You’ve Sequenced a Genome,
How Well Did You Do?

Marc Salit et al., National Institute of Standards and Technology

#236: Assembling Large Genomes and Closing Reference
Gaps with Single-Molecule Sequencing

Adam Phillippy et al., National Biodefense Analysis and
Countermeasures Center

#255: Uncovering the Pathogenic Potential of Bacterial
Species in the Vaginal Microbiome

Jennifer Fettweis et al., Virginia Commonwealth University
Friday, February 27, 5:00 p.m. - 6:25 p.m.
#19: Whole Genome Sequencing and Epigenome
Characterization of Cancer Cells Using the PacBio Platform

Jonas Korlach et al., Pacific Biosciences

#60: The Glanville Fritillary Genome Reveals Selective
Chromosomal Fusions in Lepidoptera

Petri Auvinen et al.,University of Helsinki

#89: SMRT® Sequencing of DNA Samples Extracted from
Formalin-Fixed and Paraffin-Embedded Tissues Using
Covaris® Adaptive Focused Acoustics

Primo Baybayan et al., Pacific Biosciences

#102: Automated Microfluidic Sample to Sequence System
for Pathogen Detection

Mark Eshoo et al., Abbott

#104: Complete Resequencing of Extended Genomic
Regions using Fosmid Target Capture and Single Molecule
Real-Time (SMRT®) Long Read Sequencing Technology

Daniel Geraghty et al., Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research

#109: Assembly of Complete KIR Haplotypes from a Diploid
Individual by the Direct Sequencing of Full-Length Fosmids

Richard Hall et al.,Pacific Biosciences

#128: Resolving Genomic Ambiguity: Building a Better
Human Genome Reference and Targeted Diagnostics using
Very Long Reads

Robert Sebra et al., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

#144: Sequencing Complex Mixtures of HIV Genomes with
Single-Base Resolution

Michael Brown et al., Pacific Biosciences

#158: Is c.413C>T, Thr138Met a Recurrent Mutation in the
Galactose-1-Phosphate Uridyltransferase Gene?

Ed Highsmith, Jr. et al., Mayo Clinic

#169: A Novel and Efficient Pipeline for Precision-Based
Circulating Tumor DNA Detection in Cancer Patients

John Martignetti et al., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

#190: The Genomic Structure of Northern Asian Populations
by Building an Asian Reference Genome

Kap-Seok Yang et al., Macrogen Inc.

#239: On the Value of Reference Quality Genomes: De Novo
Assembly and Structural Variation Analysis of Rice Using
PacBio Long Read Sequencing

Michael Schatz et al., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

#252: Classifying Structural Variants for use as a
Benchmark by Integrating Multiple Datasets

Justin Zook et al., National Institute of Standards and

#275: Targeting Unknown Genomic Break Points for a
DNAJB1-PRKACA Fusion using Capture Probes Generated
from Bacterial Artificial Chromosome Libraries

Ryan Demeter et al., The Genome Institute at Washington

#293: An Improved PacBio Iso-Seq Protocol to Sequence
Gene Isoforms Longer than 6 kb

Senem Mavruk Eskipehlivan et al., Cold Spring Harbor

#314: Full-length cDNA Sequencing of Alternatively Spliced
Isoforms Provides Insight into Human Diseases

Tyson Clark et al., Pacific Biosciences

#317: Balancing Act of Transcript Isoforms
Anne Deslattes Mays et al., Georgetown University

#320: Transcriptome Annotation by Long Read and 5’ End
RNA-Seq Methods

Joshua Levin et al., Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard

Connect With Us in Lanai Suite #189

Visit us Wednesday through Friday to find out how SMRT Sequencing can help
advance your research.

Wednesday: 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Thursday: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Friday: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Other times available by appointment.

Join us on Friday evening from 9:30 p.m. - midnight for cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and great conversation.

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Early Risers Join Us on the Beach

Bring your A (or G,T,C) game and join us for some California-style beach volleyball!

Drinks and snacks provided.

When:7:30 a.m. on Thursday and Friday (weather permitting)

Where: At the sand courts behind the Marriott Hotel
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