Advances in NGS & Big Data


SELECTBIO is pleased to present the 4th annual Advances in Next-Gen Sequencing & Big Data conference, which will take place at the Fira Barcelona, on May 14th & 15th 2014. Featuring an array of leading international speakers, this event aims to provide you with an insight into the latest developments in next-gen sequencing technologies and applications.

Hot topics to be covered include the growing use of NGS in the clinic and in diagnostics, as well as developments in sequencing platforms and methods. Focus will also be given to novel solutions to the NGS data deluge, addressing issues such as storage and analysis. Attending this event will provide you with many opportunities to network with peers, helping you to build new relationships and optimise your workflow. The Conference Chair is Dr Bhupinder Bhullar, Lab Head, Novartis Pharma AG.

Call for Posters

You can also present your research on a poster while attending the meeting. Submit an abstract for consideration now!

Poster Submission Deadline: 02 May 2014

Agenda Topics

  • Big Data in NGS
  • Clinical Applications of NGS
  • Data Analysis & Bioinformatics
  • Developments in Sequencing Platforms & Methods

Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities

Exhibition Team
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Hans Lehrach, Head/Professor, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
Stephan Ossowski, Group Leader, Centre for Genomic Regulation
Joaquin Dopazo, Head, Centro De Investigacion Principe Felipe
Lori Snyder, Reader, Kingston University
Ola Spjuth, Researcher, Uppsala University
Joakim Lundeberg, Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Wigard Kloosterman, Assistant Professor, University Medical Center Utrecht
Birgit Sikkema-Raddatz, Clinical Laboratory Geneticist, University Medical Center Groningen
Jurgen Eils, Head of Research Group “Data Management”, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum Heidelberg
John Castle, Co-Director of the Biomarker Development Center, The Institute for Translational Oncology and Immunology
Elia Stupka, Co-Director/Head, San Raffaele Research Hospital
Jean-Baptiste Cazier, Group Leader, University of Oxford