LabRoots Produces 7th Annual Genetics & Genomics Virtual Conference Showcasing the Newest Advances in Genome Editing and Sequencing, Genomic Stability, and Epigenetics

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Free to attend and exclusively online, Genetics & Genomics 2019, will occur on May 8-9, featuring the pioneering minds and innovators in the fields of genetics and genomics to discuss comprehensive genomics from a single individual to whole populations.

Genetics & Genomics 2019 Virtual Conference

"Genetics and genomics are undergoing an unparalleled revolution: our mission is to continue to lead this revolution for a better understanding of biology and human health,” said keynote speaker, Michael Snyder, Ph.D.

LabRoots, the leading scientific social networking website, offering premier, interactive educational virtual events and webinars, will be hosting its 7th Annual Genetics & Genomics Virtual Event. The event includes the following tracks, Progress in Genome Editing Including Single Base Editing and Application; Interpreting Genome Sequence Information from Telomere to Telomere, Chromosomal Instability; Somatic Cell Recombination and Genomic Stability; The Epigenome in Health and Disease and Polygenic Risk Scores: PheWas and GWAS and Utility of Biobank Information.

Genomics & Genetics 2019 provides a dynamic platform for participants to discover new concepts via live-streaming video webcasts and networking with peers in the virtual lounge. During the exclusive two-day event, participants will be able to gain insight into the recent research and progress from world class discussions led by well-renowned experts and professionals from across the globe. One of the world’s leading geneticists and keynote speaker, George Church, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Director of the Center for Computational Genetics, Harvard Medical School, will be presenting on Interpreting the Zero Dollar Genome via Base Editing, Organoids & in Situ Omics. Church is a pioneer in the field of personal genetics and synthetic biology and has contributed to many key milestones in genetics research.

To continue the momentum on the second day, keynote speaker, Michael Snyder, PhD, Stanford W. Ascherman Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics Director, Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, will be presenting on the topic of Big Data and Health during The Epigenome in Health and Disease Track. Snyder spoke for one of LabRoots’ virtual events in 2013 and it has become one of the most watched presentations in LabRoots’ history. Snyder is an international leader in the fields of functional genomics and proteomics, and one of the major contributors of the ENCODE project. For more information on keynote speakers, Dr. George Church and Dr. Michael Snyder, click here.

"Genetics and genomics are undergoing an unparalleled revolution: our mission is to continue to lead this revolution for a better understanding of biology and human health,” said keynote speaker, Michael Snyder, Ph.D.

The conference will include other presentations from academia and industry leaders such as, John Quackenbush, PhD, Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Chair of the Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Gillian Browne, PhD, Global Market Development Scientist, Gene Editing and Novel Modalities, MilliporeSigma; Manuel Kaulich, PhD, CSO, Vivlion; Jonas Korlach, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Pacific Biosciences and Devendra Mistry, PhD, Senior Field Application Scientist, QIAGEN Advanced Genomics, to name a few. For the complete list of speakers, click here.

“This event will be like no other,” says Greg Cruikshank, CEO of LabRoots. “We have some of the most well-known, leading experts in the field of Genetics & Genomics joining us to share their latest research.”

For more information or to register for the event, click here. Participants can join the conversation online by using #LRgenetics.

The online virtual event will be produced on LabRoot’s robust virtual platform, allowing participants to watch, learn and connect seamlessly across all desktop or mobile devices. Like all LabRoots events, participants can earn free continuing education credits. Following each presentation, viewers can click on the educational credit link provided for that specific speaker and follow the required process. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate for the educational credit.

About LabRoots
LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website, offering top scientific trending news and premier educational virtual events and webinars. Contributing to the advancement of science through content sharing capabilities, LabRoots is a powerful advocate in amplifying global networks and communities. Founded in 2008, LabRoots emphasizes digital innovation in scientific collaboration and learning. We have become a primary source for trending scientific news, webinars, virtual conferences and more. Offering more than articles and webcasts that go beyond the mundane and explore the latest discoveries in the world of science, LabRoots users can stay atop their field by gaining continuing education credits from a wide range of topics through their participation in the webinars and virtual events.

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