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Welcome and Introduction
Jonas Korlach, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, PacBio

The Trials and Tribulations of High Quality Human Genome Assembly
Tina Graves-Lindsay, M.S., Group Leader for Reference Genomes, McDonnell Genome Institute (MGI), Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

FEMTO Pulse QC Checkpoints Optimize and Accelerate Large Insert SMRTbell Library Preparations for PacBio
Bruce Kingham, M.S., Director, DNA Sequencing & Genotyping Center, Delaware Biotechnology Institute, University of Delaware

FALCON-Phase: Phased Diploid Assemblies through Integration of PacBio and Hi-C Data
Zev Kronenberg, Ph.D., Senior Computational Biologist

Development, Validation, and Applications of a High-fidelity, Species-specific, Eubacterial Pan-domain Microbiome Assay on the PacBio System
Garth D. Ehrlich, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, and Otolaryngology-head and Neck Surgery, Drexel University College of Medicine

Structural Variant Calling in SMRT Link 6.0 (powered by pbsv)
Jonas Korlach, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, PacBio

Calling all variants: fast, accurate, population-scale structural variant analysis
Roberto Lleras, Bioinformatic Field Application Scientist, PacBio

Low-input Workflow for PacBio De Novo Genome Assemblies
Jonas Korlach, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, PacBio

Catching Large DNA in the SageHLS
Chris Boles, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer

Application of Genome Assembly in Bovinae Species
Timothy Smith, Ph.D., Molecular Geneticist, USMARC, USDA-ARS

Future Developments in SMRT Sequencing
Jonas Korlach, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, PacBio

Iso-Seq as a Service: Pro Tips for Starting from RNA
Katherine Munson, Research Technician, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington

SMRT Multiplexing to Sequence Tough Repeats in Plant Pathogenic Bacteria
Jonathan Jacobs, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University

A Promoter Crystal Ball: How to Use Low-Coverage PacBio Data to Find Promoters in Non-Model Insects
Marc√© D. Lorenzen, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University

Microbial Multiplexing for Fun and Profit: A Full-Workflow Case Study on a Collection of Diverse Isolates
Ben Auch, Innovation Lab, Genomics Center, University of Minnesota

The Long and Short of It: PacBio Amplicon Sequencing Applications
Dave Corney, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Next-Generation Sequencing, GENEWIZ

Q&A session

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