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Join us January 11-15, 2020 at PAG XXVIII in San Diego, California to find out how Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT) Sequencing can help advance your research.

Below you’ll discover the many ways to engage with us at the conference. We look forward to meeting you.
Not able to attend PAG? Then make sure to sign-up below to receive the recording of our PAG workshop and copies of the posters we’ll present at the conference. And follow along on Twitter via @PacBio and #PAGXXVIII.

Stop by our booth to chat with PacBio staff, get all your questions answered, and hear the latest in SMRT Sequencing.
Want to win free sequencing?

Come learn what’s now possible with a single SMRT Cell on the Sequel II System and enter our raffle to win free SMRT Sequencing from a PacBio Certified Service Provider (CSP) exhibiting at the conference. There are many chances to win, so start thinking about your project ideas!
The PacBio limited-edition trading cards are back!

Stop by the booth to learn how to collect the newest set.

Booth hours:
Sunday, January 12: 3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Monday, January 13: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 14: 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.







Date and Time: Wednesday, January 15, 12:00-3:30 p.m.
Location: Town and Country Hotel, Golden West Room

Accessing All Parts of Plant and Animal Ecosystems – One SMRT Cell at a Time

Date and Time: Monday, January 13, 12:50-3:00 p.m.

Location: Town and Country Hotel, Golden West Room

Hosted by:


Endless Forms: Genomes from the Darwin Tree of Life Project
Mark Blaxter, Ph.D., Lead, Tree of Life Genomics Programme
Wellcome Sanger Institute

Phylogenetic Insights into the Endophyte Symbiosis using PacBio Ribosomal DNA Sequencing 
Jana U'Ren, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biosystems Engineering
University of Arizona

The Impact of Highly Accurate PacBio Sequence Data on the Assembly of a Tetraploid Rose
Bart Nijland, M.Sc., Project Manager
Genetwister Technologies B.V.

Characterizing Genetic Differences between Great Apes using Iso-Seq Data
Zev Kronenberg, Ph.D., Senior Engineer, Bioinformatics

PacBio Update on Products and HiFi Applications
Michelle Vierra, Strategic Marketing Manager, Plant and Animal Sciences



SMRT Sequencing Posters
PacBio poster authors are available for discussion on
 Monday, January 13. Even numbered poster authors are available between 10:00-11:30 a.m., while odd numbered poster authors are available between 3:00-4:30 p.m. 

For the most up-to-date information, please confirm the schedule on the PAG 2020 app.

Poster # PO0235: Every Species Can be a Model: Reference-quality PacBio Genomes from Single Insects
Sarah Kingan, Ph.D., Staff Scientist
Poster # PE0110: Beyond Contiguity: Evaluating the Accuracy of De Novo Genome Assemblies
Zev Kronenberg, Ph.D., Senior Engineer

Poster # PE0108: A Complete Solution for High-Quality Genome Annotation using the PacBio Iso-Seq Method
Elizabeth Tseng, Ph.D., Principal Scientist

Poster # PO0129: A High-Quality PacBio Insect Genome from 5 ng of Input DNA
Jonas Korlach, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer



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Interested in getting a sequencing project started? Stop by our CSPs at PAG to talk about project design and next steps.

Join us for this collaborative half-day informatics conference. Learn about and share your experience using, developing, and improving data analysis tools for PacBio SMRT Sequencing data.

This event is free and open to all members of the developer and bioinformatics community. Registration for PAG is not required.


  • Andrew Carroll, Ph.D., Google Health
  • James Drake, PacBio
  • Tzvetana Kerelska, PacBio
  • Sergey Koren, Ph.D., National Institutes of Health
  • Zev Kronenberg, Ph.D., PacBio
  • Tobias Marschall, Ph.D., Saarland University and Max Planck Institute for Informatics
  • Kevin McKernan, Medicinal Genomics
  • Fritz Sedlazeck, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
  • Elizabeth Tseng, Ph.D., PacBio
  • Joan Wong, Ph.D., PacBio










Jonas Korlach, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer