BioConference Live Kicks Off Two-Day Online Event for Life Sciences Community Beginning This Week, October 26-27, 2011

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Free virtual event at features live presentations from industry experts, an expo hall with sponsors such as Roche, Thermo Scientific, EMD Millipore, Enzo Life Sciences, Qiagen - and a networking lounge for peer to peer engagement.

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BioConference Live is a high efficiency way for the life sciences industry to collaborate. I look forward to delivering the Keynote speech at the upcoming Fall Program. - Kevin Hrusovsky CEO Caliper Life Sciences

BioConference Live, the world's largest producer of online-only conferences bringing together life science professionals and experts, kicks off tomorrow Wednesday October 26th at 10:00 AM Eastern. The conference will continue for two days through Thursday October 27th at 9:00 PM Eastern.

BioConference Live features live video keynote and track presentations where attendees can have their question answered by presenters in real time. The event features a virtual exhibit hall and a networking lounge to interact with industry experts and colleagues. BioConference Live is conveniently held online for free, and is easily accessed from any computer, making it time efficient and cost effective to attend.

BioConference Live Summer will feature case studies in topical areas such as Cancer Research, Drug Discovery, Reading & Writing Genomics, Next Generation Sequencing, Antibody Based Proteomics, Pharmacogenomics, Personalized Medicine, Biotherapeutics, Social Media & Life Sciences, and much more.

Speakers Include:

  • George Church, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Director of the Center for Computational Genetics, Harvard Medical School
  • Kevin E. Hrusovsky, M.B.A., President and Chief Executive Officer, Caliper Life Sciences
  • Steve Sommer, M.D., Ph.D., Founder and President, MEDomics LLC
  • Brian Van Ness, Ph.D., Professor and Department Head, University of Minnesota, Masonic Cancer Center
  • Steve Turner, Ph.D., Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Pacific Biosciences
  • J. Patrick Vandersluis, Ph.D., President, HealthRx Corp
  • Joffre Baker, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Genomic Health, Inc.
  • Shawn Baker, Ph.D., Curator, BlueSEQ's next generation sequencing Knowledge Bank
  • Anna D. Barker, M.D., Ph.D., Former Deputy Director of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and as the Deputy Director for Strategic Scientific Initiatives, National Cancer Institute
  • Paul Beresford, Ph.D., Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Marketing, Biodesix
  • Peter Blume-Jensen, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Metamark Genetics
  • Guy Cavet, Ph.D., Vice President, Informatics, Crescendo Bioscience
  • Carolyn Compton, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research (OBBR), National Cancer Institute
  • Darrell L. Dinwiddie, Ph.D., Director of Lab Operations, Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine, Children's Mercy Hospital
  • Dana Rollison, Ph.D., Vice President, Chief Health Information Officer, Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Mikhail Dozmorov, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
  • Malek Faham, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer, Sequenta
  • William Gallagher, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Cancer Biology, UCD School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, UCD Conway Institute Fellow, University College Dublin
  • Sarah Highlander, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Bill Gillette, Ph.D., Sr. Scientist, Group Leader, Protein Expression Laboratory, Advanced Technology Program, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., National Cancer Institute at Frederick
  • Peter Jabbour, B.S., Sales and Support Manager, BlueSEQ
  • Matthew Keyser, M.S., Next-Gen Application Scientist, DNASTAR
  • David Litwack, Ph.D., AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, National Cancer Institute
  • Catherine A. Lozupone, Ph.D., Laboratory of Rob Knight, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Colorado
  • Randy Strube, Ph.D., Technical Marketing Manager, Enzo Life Sciences Inc.
  • Rory Macneil, CEO, Axiope Limited
  • Matthew Onsum, Principal Scientist, Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
  • Joyce Peng, Ph.D., Marketing Director, BGI Americas Corporation
  • Christopher M Pirie, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Department of Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Michael Talkowski, Ph.D., Research Fellow, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
  • John Thompson, Ph.D., Head of Applications Development, NABsys
  • Rosemarie Truman, Ph.D., President and CEO, RHT Consulting

A complete list of speakers and agenda is available at To register to attend for free, visit

To learn more about presenting, contact Abstracts(at)BioConferenceLive(dot)comor call (714) 269-2986.
To sponsor BioConference Live, contact Sponsors(at)BioConferenceLive(dot)com or call (714) 926-6384.

About LabRoots
LabRoots is a social networking utility designed to network the scientific community based on individual scientific experience, discipline, and aptitude. LabRoots is relevant for all scientists including those within the fields of Life Science, Clinical Diagnostics, Healthcare, Environmental Science, Space Science, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering and Computer Science.

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Press Contact: Greg Cruikshank, press(at)BioConferenceLive(dot)com, 714-926-6384.


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