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3rd Annual Next Generation Sequencing Asia Congress 2013

  February 04, 2013  
Oxford Global Conferences, Singapore
8th & 9th October 2013

To be confirmed:





In keeping with Oxford Global’s highly successful life sciences series, an expert panel of 45 speakers will present a full conference programme covering the following key topics including:

Day One Stream 1 – Next Generation Sequencing Technologies
•    Comparison of NGS platforms and methods
•    New 2nd  & 3rd generation technologies & future perspectives
•    Single molecule technology
•    Standardisation
•    NGS Protocols
•    Clinical and diagnostic case studies
•    Personalised medicine applications

Day One Stream 2 – Innovations in Epigenetics, Analytical Genomics & Copy Number Variation
•    Epigenetics
•    DNA methylation
•    Non Coding RNA
•    ChIP-Seq
•    Copy number variation
•    Analytical genomics

Day One Stream 3  – NGS Application Case Studies
•    NGS Application Case Studies in:-
•    Infectious diseases
•    Immunology
•    Diabetes
•    Rare diseases
•    Human metagenomics
•    Genetic & human evolution

Day Two Stream 1  – NGS Application Case Studies in Oncology
•    Oncology Case Studies
•    Personalised Medicine in Oncology
•    Oncology Biomarker Discovery

RNA Seq                               Whole Genome Seq           Exome Seq
Transcriptome Seq             miRNA- Seq                         Resequencing
Targeted Sequencing / Sequence enrichment

Day Two Stream 2  – Data Analysis, Storage & Management
•    Data Analysis, Handling &  Data Management
•    Bioinformatics Challenges & workflows
•    Data Archiving challenges
•    Storage Improvement Strategies & Cloud Computing
•    Error rates
•    Bioinformatics for non bioinformaticians


Organized by: Oxford Global Conferences
Invited Speakers:

2013 - to be confirmed


Speakers 2012

  • Touati Benoukraf
    Research Fellow, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, Centre for Translational Medicine National University of Singapore
  • Shawn Burgess
    Developmental Genomics Section, Genome Technology Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • Raffaele Calogero
    Professor, Bioinformatics and Genomics Unit, Molecular Biotechnology Center, University of Torino
  • Ian Campbell
    Associate Professor, Head, VBCRC Cancer Genetics Laboratory, Centre for Cancer Genomics and Predictive Medicine, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Swaine Chen
    Senior Research Scientist, Infectious Diseases Group, National University of Singapore and GIS
  • Jung Kyoon Choi
    Professor, Dept. Bio and Brain Engineering, Computational Genomics Laboratory, KAIST, Korea & Principal Investigator, GIS
  • Edwin Chong-Wing Cheung
    Senior Research Scientist, GIS
  • Birajalaxmi Das
    Scientific Officer, Low Level Radiation Studies Section, Radiation Biology & Health Sciences Division, Bio Medical Group, Bhabha Atomic Reserch Centre, India
  • Jeannine Diesch
    PhD Student, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Chunming Ding
    Director and Principal Investigator Epigenetics Centre, Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences
  • Alexander Dobrovic
    Head, Molecular Pathology R&D, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Melissa Jane Fullwood
    Genome Institute of Singapore
  • Sayak Ganguli
    R.A. and Staff Researcher, DBT-Centre for Bioinformatics Presidency University, Kolkata
  • Slaven Garaj
    Research Associate, Harvard Nanopore Group, Harvard University
  • Robin Gasser
    Professor & Director, Parasite Genomics and Genetics Program, University of Melbourne
  • Yoichi Gondo
    Team Leader, Mutagenesis and Genomics Team, RIKEN BioResource Center
  • Sean Grimmond
    Professor, Expression Genomics, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland
  • Huili Guo
    Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore
  • Yoshihide Hayashizaki
    Director, Omics Science Center, RIKEN
  • Axel Hillmer
    Senior Research Scientist, Genome Technology & Biology, Genome Institute of Singapore
  • Kazuho Ikeo
    Associate Professor, Laboratory for DNA Data Analysis, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
  • R. Krishna Murthy Karuturi
    Senior Research Scientist, Computational & Systems Biology, Genome Institute of Singapore
  • Thomas Klemm
    Software Engineer, Duke NUS
  • Thangaraj Kumarasamy
    Group Leader, Evolutionary and Medical Genetics Laboratory, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, India
  • Vladimir A. Kuznetsov
    Deputy Director, Graduate Studies, Senior Principal Investigator, Head Division of Genome and Gene Expression Analysis, Bioinformatics Institute Singapore
  • Dennis Lo
    Director, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Sebastian Maurer-Stroh
    Principal Investigator, Programme Director Human Infectious Diseases, Bioinformatics Institute Singapore
  • Makiko Ono
    Division of Molecular and Cellular Medicine, National Cancer Center Research Institute
  • Jurg Ott
    Visiting Professor, Key Laboratory of Mental Health, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing & Professor Emeritus and Head of Lab, Rockefeller University, New York
  • Dominic O’Neil
    Senior Scientist Research & Development, QIAGEN GmbH
  • Beena Pillai
    Scientist, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology
  • Michael Poidinger
    Principal Investigator, Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN)
  • Shyam Prabhakar
    Group Leader, Genome Institute of Singapore
  • Ming Qi
    Professor & Director, Center for Genetic & Genomic Medicine, Zhejiang University Medical School 1st Affiliated Hospital
  • Peter Rainer Preiser
    Professor, Division of Molecular Genetics & Cell Biology, Nanyang Unveristy, Singapore
  • Deepa Selvi Rani
    Evolutionary and Medical Genetics Laboratory, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, India
  • Senior Representative
    Perkin Elmer
  • Senior Representative
    Agilent Technologies
  • Senior Representative
  • Senior Representative
  • October Sessions
    Research Fellow, Program on Emerging Infectious Diseases, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School
  • Richie Soong
    Senior Principal Investigator, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore, Research Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, National University of Singapore
  • Elia Stupka
    Co-Director, Center for Translational Genomics and Bioinformatics, San Raffaele Biomedical Science Park
  • Wing-Kin Sung
    Associate Professor, National University of Singapore and Senior Group Leader, Genome Institute of Singapore
  • Ryan Taft
    Research Fellow, Institute for Molecular Bioscience, University of Queensland
  • Patrick Tan
    Associate Professor, Institute of Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University, Group Leader, Genome Institute of Singapore, Program Leader (Genomic Oncology), Cancer Sciences Institute of Singapore, Principal Investigator, National Cancer Centre (Singapore)
  • Vivek Tanavde
    Principal Investigator, Bioinformatics Institute, Agency for Science Technology & Research (A*STAR), Singapore
  • Richard Tothill
    Head of Molecular Genomics Facility, Ian Potter Centre for Cancer Genomics and Predictive Medicine, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
  • Fatima Valdes Mora
    Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia
  • Xiujie Wang
    Professor and Head of Laboratory, Director for Center of Molecular Systems Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Nick Wong
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer and Disease Epigenetics, Early Development and Disease, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, The Royal Children's Hospital, Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Henry Yang
    Principal Investigator, Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN)
  • Louxin Zhang
    Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, and Adjunct Associate Prof., Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


Deadline for Abstracts: NA
Registration: For more information and to register: http://www.ngsasia-congress.com/download-agenda-2/
E-mail: d.meredith@oxfordglobal.co.uk
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