New Webinar Discusses Next Generation Sequencing in Personalized Medicine, an Xtalks Event

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Xtalks presents a new webinar on Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 11:00am EST on personalized medicine through integrated Next Generation Sequencing. Dr. Anup Madan, Director of Sequencing, Covance, will discuss new advances in Next Generation Sequencing technologies. To register, or to learn more about this event, visit:

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The move towards greater personalization of medicine also comes with challenges in the development of novel diagnostic and therapeutic tools. Personalized approaches to medicine -- which relies on the use of genomic information -- spans from basic sciences to clinical research.

Next Generation Sequencing technologies can provide information on all of the different types of disease-causing alterations within a short turn-around time that is appropriate in a clinical setting.

This exciting, new webinar will focus on recent efforts to develop screening panels comprising of mutations, epimutations, gene expression, structural variations and copy number variations to stratify patients using small sample input amounts and Next Generation Sequencing technologies.

Attendees will walk away with a solid understanding of :

  •     Next Generation Sequencing in personalized medicine
  •     How to identify various genomic alterations in rapid time
  •     How Next Generation Sequencing can help stratify patient populations

For more information about this event or to register, visit:

Xtalks, powered by Honeycomb Worldwide Inc., is a leading provider of educational webinars to the global Life Sciences community. Every year thousands of industry practitioners turn to Xtalks for access to quality content. Xtalks helps Life Science professionals stay current with industry developments, trends and regulations. Xtalks webinars also provide perspectives on key issues from top industry thought leaders and service providers.

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