Upcoming Conference – REVOLUTIONIZING NEXT-GENERATION SEQUENCING: Tools and Technologies


Tools and Technologies15-16 JANUARY 2015 // LEUVEN, BELGIUM
We would like to invite you to ‘Revolutionizing Next-Generation Sequencing: Tools and Technologies’, a VIB conference taking place in the heart of Europe (Leuven, Belgium) from 15-16 January, 2015.

The meeting features several top scientists in the field, as well as many speakers from top management scientists of companies advancing the state of the art in NGS. The meeting will include sessions on Population Sequencing, Sample Prep, Next-Gen Platforms, Single-Cell Genomics, Epigenomics, Next-Gen Transcriptomics, Ultra-long reads and Assembly, and Bioinformatics.
Join us for great talks and networking with colleagues in the field; our meeting has already attracted more than 250 international participants ! Register now as the deadline is approaching fast.


Jan Korbel (EMBL), Xu Xun (BGI), Eske Willerslev (Centre for GeoGenetics), David Jaffe (Broad Institute), Mark Akeson (UCSC), Evan Eichler (University of Washington), Fuchou Tang (Peking University), Mats Nilsson (SciLifeLab), Ido Amit (Weizmann Institute), Ryan Lister (University of Western Australia), Jin Billy Li (Stanford University), James Eberwine (University of Pennsylvania), Patrick Stahl (SciLifeLab and Karolinska Institute), Nick Loman (University of Birmingham), James Taylor (Johns Hopkins University), Peter Van Loo (Cancer Research UK)

Alex Dickinson (Illumina), Radoje Drmanac (Complete Genomics), Mike Lelivelt (Thermo Fisher/Life Technologies), Marie Mikkelsen (Samplix), Jeremy Gillespie (Enzymatics), Max Van Min (Cergentis), Gordon Hamilton (Picoseq), Johnsee Lee (Personal Genomics), Paul Schaffer (Roche), David Johnson (Gigagen), Jay West (Fluidigm), Tobias Ost (Cambridge Epigenetix), Sharon Squazzo (Diagenode), Annabelle Gerard (HiFiBio), Alexander Seitz (Lexogen), Gary Schroth (Illumina), Mikael Samuelsson (Spatial Transcriptomics), Ralph Vogelsang (Pacific Biosciences), Han Cao (BioNano Genomics), John Oliver (Nabsys), Mike Furness (DNAnexus), Hans Karten (Genalice), Roald Forsberg (CLC Bio-Qiagen),  Pieter van Rooyen (Edico Genome)


Mark Veugelers, VIB Headquarters, Gent
Peter Verhasselt, VIB Nucleomics Core Facility, Leuven
Albena Jordanova, VIB Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Antwerp
Halina Novak, VIB Headquarters, Gent
Evy Vierstraete, VIB Headquarters, Gent






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