The 2019 PacBio Long-Read Revolution: Highly Accurate and Affordable SMRT Sequencing

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Join local researchers and scientists from PacBio as they update you on the latest SMRT Sequencing applications and capabilities. Highly accurate long-read sequencing via the Sequel II System now makes it more affordable for all scientists to drive discovery with comprehensive views of human, plant, and animal genomes and transcriptomes. Attend to get more details and ideas on how to Sequence with Confidence with SMRT Sequencing.

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch will be provided to those who register

Hamner Conference Center, Dogwood Room, 15 TW Alexander Dr, Durham, NC 27710

10:30 – 10:40 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Deborah Litman, Sr. Sequencing Sales Specialist, PacBio

10:40 – 11:25 a.m.
Long-Read Sequencing in Dissociated Tumor Cells
Shawn Levy, Ph.D., Director, Genomic Services Laboratory, Faculty Investigator, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

11:25 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Lunch Break (lunch will be provided to registered attendees)

12:00 – 12:45 p.m.
Rediscover the Metagenomic Landscape with Long, Accurate PacBio HiFi Reads on the New Sequel II
Andy Larrea, Ph.D., Sr. Manager Business Development, PacBio

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.
The Genomics of Carnivory: SMRT Sequencing and Characterization of The Pitcher Plant (S. purpurea) Genome and Transcriptome
Magdy Alabady, Ph.D., Associate Research Scientist and Director, Georgia Genomics and Bioinformatics Core Facility, University of Georgia