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September 2017

St. Jude Fall Vendor Show

September 26
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105 United States
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October 2017

Annual Meeting of the AGD 2017 in Potsdam, October 6-7

October 6 - October 7
Seminaris Seehotel am Templiner See, An der Pirchheide 40
Potsdam, 14471 Germany
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Topic: Genomic medicine for better therapies

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Free Webinar: Overcoming the evils of fixation and storage: Getting the most out of your FFPE samples

October 11 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

The vast majority of clinical samples are still archived using a decades-old technique of fixation with formaldehyde and embedding in paraffin wax to generate so-called formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue blocks. This process of fixation and embedding, as well as long-term storage, can result in severe degradation of nucleic acids in the tissue. The fixation process itself causes cross-linkage between nucleic acids and proteins, as well as covalent modification of nucleic acids by monomethylol (-CH2OH) addition to the bases. Millions of FFPE blocks form the foundation of many tissue archives worldwide, and are essential to clinical research for exploring disease pathways and developing novel therapies. The inherent challenges of obtaining useable nucleic acids from difficult sample types such as these can be overcome by using the latest technologies and procedures to provide meaningful results throughout the next-generation sequencing workflow, from initial extraction of DNA/RNA to sample quantification, sample quality control, and library preparation.

During this webinar, our experts will:

Describe the types of degradation challenges found with FFPE samples
Introduce the range of technologies available to mitigate FFPE nucleic-acid damage
Present recent data using difficult and degraded tissue samples in cancer research
Answer your questions live during the broadcast!

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3rd Annual Epigenetics Discovery Congress – Table Ex-8

October 12 - October 13
Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel, 140 Bath Road, Hayes
Middlesex, United Kingdom
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After our two successful editions, we are glad to announce the 3rd Annual Epigenetics Discovery Congress, which will be taking place on the 12th - 13th of October 2017 in London, UK. With a tremendous progress in technology to generate and analyze reference epigenomes, the epigenetics field is fetching a lot of importance and attention across all medical science’s areas. Additionally, novel epigenetic molecules across many target classes for drug discovery, have been the prime focus of the pharmaceutical industry.…

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American Society of Human Genetics – Booth #762

October 17 - October 21
Orange County Convention Center, South Building, 9899 International Drive
Orlando, FL United States
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The 67th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, from Tuesday, October 17 through Saturday, October 21. The ASHG Annual Meeting is the largest human genetics meeting and exposition in the world. This year’s meeting is expected to attract over 6,500 scientific attendees, plus almost 250 exhibiting companies. The meeting provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of cutting-edge science in all areas of human…

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Northeast Regional Life Sciences Core Directors

October 25 - October 27
The Heldrich Center, New Brunswick, NJ United States + Google Map

The eleventh annual Northeast Regional Life Sciences Core Directors (NERLSCD) 2017 Meeting will be held October 25-27, 2017, at the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick, NJ, hosted by Rutgers University. The NERLSCD meeting (often called the NERDS meeting) is an outstanding regional forum for core facility administrators, directors, managers and staff to network with colleagues, to learn about biotechnology advances and their applications, and to discuss the challenges of implementing shared research resources.

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November 2017

9th Annual Next Generation Sequencing & Clinical Diagnostics Congress – Booth #18

November 9 - November 10
Novotel London West Hotel, 1 Shortlands Hammersmith International Ctre
London, Hammersmith W6 8DR United Kingdom
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Contact us to schedule a meeting at this conference.  3 Congresses in one: 9th Annual Next Generation Sequencing & Clinical Diagnostics Congress 5th Annual Single Cell Analysis Congress 3rd Annual Genome Editing Congress

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Herbsttreffen AG Molekularpathologie

November 9 - November 10
DORMERO Kongress- und Kulturzentrum; Halle; Germany, Germany + Google Map

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UK and Ireland Clinical Research – Illumina User Group Meeting

November 15 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
IET Birmingham: Austin Court, Birmingham, United Kingdom + Google Map

Contact us to schedule a meeting at this conference.  Join us at Illumina UK and Ireland Clinical Research User Group Meeting Since its inception, Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) has revolutionised life science research, leading to a deeper understanding of biological processes in health and disease. Now, NGS is reshaping clinical research work. At this meeting, invited speakers will describe how NGS is implemented in their clinical research, and an interactive atmosphere will allow delegates to network and share experiences.

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AMP 2017 – Booth #605

November 16 - November 18
Salt Palace Convention Center, 100 S W Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84010 United States
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Contact us to schedule a meeting at this conference.  The AMP 2017 Annual Meeting will be held November 16-18 at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center Salt Lake City, UT. Corporate Workshop Day will be held on November 15 at the same location. The AMP Annual Meeting is: The premier educational event for molecular pathology professionals from around the world. The only educational event developed and presented by internationally renowned molecular diagnostic professionals. The dedicated forum for first-time…

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