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    Nordic NGS Conference

    Come join an exciting NGS conference by the Nordic NGS Society, where you will be inspired by experienced scientists in genetics and NGS,and where you can meet others in the field!

    Date: January 24th – 25th 2018
    Venue: The Black Diamond in the Queens Hall, Søren Kierkegaards Plads 1, Copenhagen
    Keynote talk: What we can learn from ancient genomics by Professor Eske Willerslev

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    Program

    January 24th

     

    8.30

    Registration and coffee / meet the exhibitors

    9.30

    Elucidating the expression and splicing patterns of

    neuropsychiatric disease genes in human brain.

    Michael Clarke, PHD – Oxford Univercity / Nanopore Ltd

    10.00

    Usages of the Danish Bio Bank
    Jonas Grauholm, Statens Serum Institut (SSI)

    10.30

    Genetic testing for hereditary cancers.

    Petter Vikman, PhD, Lund BRCAlab, Medicon Village, Lund University

    11:00

    Coffee break / meet the exhibitors

    11.30

    Genomics Medicine in Psychiatry.

    Professor Thomas Werge, Region Hovedstadens Psykiatri

    12.00

    The human genome in metabolic health and disease.

    Lector Niels Grarup, Section for Metabolic Genetics, University of Copenhagen

    12.30

    Lunch / meet the exhibitors

    13.30

    NGS in Clinical Diagnostics.

    Kasper Thorsen, PhD, Molecular Medical Department (MOMA)

    14.00

    Whole-genome sequencing to uncover mutational

    patterns shaping the genomes of cancer cells

    Group leader, Joachim Weischenfeldt, PhD, BRIC and Rigshospitalet

    14.30

    What would you like to know about your genome –

    and what would other people

    Chairman of the Council of Ethics,Gorm Greisen, Rigshospitalet

    15.00

    Coffee break / meet the exhibitors

    15.30

    Keynote – What we can learn from ancient genomics.

    Professor Eske Willerslev, Natural History Museum of Denmark

    16:15

    Questions for Professor Eske Willerslev

    16.45

    Round up

    17:00 – 19:00

    Conference reception in the lobby

    January 25th

     

    9.00

    LNA in the sequencing space

    Dr. Lars Jønson, Roche Innovation Center

    9.30

    Custom gene panels from New England Biolabs.

    Dr. Bjorn Textor, New England Biolabs

    10.00

    How NGS can unravel hepatitis C virus evolution.

    Post-Doc Ulrik Fahnøe, PhD, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences CO-HEP & Hvidovre Hospital

    10.30

    The Spectrum of NGS Applications at National Genomics Infrastructure Sweden (NGI)

    Max Käller, PhD, SciLifeLab, National Genomics Infrastructure

    11.00

    Coffee break / meet the exhibitors

    11.30

    To be announced.

    Dr. Robert Piotr Olinski, Novozymes A/S

    12.00

    Developing microbial cell factories & role of NGS data

    PostDoc Emre Özdemir, iLoop Design Unit, DTU

    12:30

    A Next-Generation Sequencing Pipeline for the molecular diagnosis of cancer diseases

    Fons Elstrodt, Technical Application Specialist, BIOKÉ

    13:00

    Closing remarks and goodbye

    13.15

    Lunch

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