Upcoming Event – Advances in Genome Science: Sequencing Symposium

rna-seqUC Davis Genome Center

Starts: 10:00 am
Ends: August 28, 2014 – 1:00 pm
Location: GBSF 1005

Description: A symposium with talks by UC Davis and external scientists highlighting recent advances in high throughput sequencing technology and its applications; especially in metagenomics, de-novo sequencing, and RNA-seq. Sponsored by Illumina, Inc. , San Diego

Featured Presentation

– Christopher Hopkins, PhD, Sequencing Specialist, Illumina, Inc. – “Illumina Advances in Sequencing: TruSeq Synthetic long reads and RNAseq for beginners”

Other Talks

– Jonathan A. Eisen, PhD, Professor, University of California, Davis – “A DNA sequencing driven field guide to the microbes”

– Rajiv McCoy, Graduate Student, Petrov Lab, Stanford University – “De Novo Genome Assembly and Accurate Reconstruction of Drosophila Melanogaster Transposable Elements Using Synthetic Long-Reads”

-Chia-Lin Wei, PhD, Group Lead, Sequencing Technologies, DOE Joint Genome Institute – “An integrative approach to decipher algal biofuel regulatory pathways”

Registration required: http://eventregistration.illumina.com/events/illumina-sequencing-symposium/event-summary-fb56b3e7c58a4fb3861834208a5a7207.aspx?i=cb196db1-a8af-4175-8451-293ce7bc2efb