August 24, 2016

Conference Opportunities in Genomics, Informatics and Precision Medicine, Oct. 3-7, 2016

By Sharon Rosen

Registration is now available for multiple education opportunities October 3-7, 2016, in Rochester, Minn. Join us for a week of genomic and precision medicine updates, as well as clinically relevant presentations you won’t want to miss.

Oct. 3-4, 2016

First, attend BaseSpace Suite Summit, hosted by Illumina to learn about an integrated approach to informatics. Keynote speakers, networking events, introductory and hands-on sessions for informatics management in the clinical and laboratory setting, customer presentations and panel discussions will take place over the 1.5 day summit.

Here is a sampling of the sessions offered:

  • Stop Clicking That! Strategies for Automating the Lab
  • Whole Genome Sequencing and Analysis
  • Tales from the Code: Lessons Learned from Informatics Frontlines
  • Sneak Peek at BaseSpace Clarity LIMS 5.0 and Beyond
  • Understanding Mechanism of Disease, Drug Action and Gene Function

Visit the conference site for a complete schedule and registration information.


Oct. 5-6, 2016

Next, stay for the Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics conference, hosted by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and supported by the Satter Foundation.

Hear experts discuss the latest research in precision medicine and how individualized medicine can impact many conditions, such as heart disease, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer's disease and autism.

For a complete schedule and list of speakers, visit the conference website or follow the Center for Individualized Medicine blogFacebook,LinkedIn or Twitter  @MayoClinicCIM and use the hashtag #CIMCon16.

Oct. 7, 2016

End your week by attending the Upper Midwest Clinical Genetics and Minnesota Neurofibromatosis Symposium on Oct. 7. This one day symposium brings together experts to discuss the latest research and practices for the diagnosis and management of genetic diseases, including the latest research and treatment for neurofibromatosis (NF1, NF2) and Schwannamatosis.

View our Story by Story episode with Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, M.D., professor of Medical Genetics and Pediatrics at Mayo Clinic, for more information on the conference or visit the conference site for a complete schedule of speakers and registration information.

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