[BiO BB] Next Generation Sequencing Conference & Workshop – 01 to 03 Nov 2012- IITM, Chennai

SciGenom Labs scigenom at gmail.com
Fri Aug 17 08:46:19 EDT 2012

Greetings from SciGenom Conferences!

The 2nd conference on “Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics for
Genomics & Healthcare” is to be held during Nov 1st  to 3rd, 2012 at the
Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT/M),
Chennai, India.  The meeting will be jointly hosted by SciGenom
Conferences; a not-for-profit arm of SciGenom Labs (a genomics company in
Cochin, India ) and IIT/M, Chennai.

On behalf of the organizing committee, I invite you to attend this meeting.

The conference will cover the Next Generation Sequencing (NGS)
technologies, bioinformatics for NGS and applications of NGS technologies
in many areas including personalized medicine. The event will attract over
300 delegates and will provide a forum for researchers and academia to
network with peers and industry stakeholders.

The 3-day program will have speakers from renowned research institutes from
across the globe. A hands-on workshop on bioinformatics for NGS data
analysis by a team led by Dr Eric Stawiski, Sr computational biologist,
Genentech Inc., USA will be offered at the meeting. Some of the
distinguished speakers at the meeting include Dr Stephen Kingsmore,  Children’s
Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, Kansas, USA; Dr IC Verma, Sir Ganga Ram
Hospital, New Delhi; Dr. Charlie Rudin,* *Johns Hopkins University,
Maryland, USA; Dr. HanLee Ji,* *Stanford Cancer Institute, California, USA;
Dr Stephan Schuster, Penn State, USA and Dr Mitali Mukerji, IGIB,
Delhi.   Besides
coverage of the NGS technologies and its applications in basic sciences, a
physician panel discussion on NGS application in the clinic will be part of
the conference program this year.

The* early registration deadline is 31st  August 2012*.   I would
encourage you to register early to ensure a spot. I have attached a
conference brochure and the registration form for your convenience.
You may also register online by visiting

I look forward to your participation at the meeting in Chennai in November,
2012.   In the meantime, should you have questions about the conference,
please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours Sincerely

Srijith V. M.
Conference Team

SciGenom Conferences.

Ph (O): +91 484 2413399     Mobile (O): +91 9446063398

conferences at scigenom.com



*Next-Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics for Genomics & Healthcare*

Nov 1-3, 2012. IITM - Chennai, India

*Meeting Chair*:

Dr George Thomas, Director, SciGenom Labs, Cochin, India
Dr Rama S. Verma, Professor, Department of Biotechnology IIT, Chennai, India
Dr Sekar Seshagiri, Principal Scientist, Genentech Inc., South San
Francisco, CA, USA

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