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3rd Annual Next Generation Sequencing & Clinical Diagnostics USA Congress

  June 12, 2017  
Oxford Global, Boston, USA
23-24 October 2017

Day 1 Stream 1 – Exploring Emerging Trends in NGS Data Analysis & NGS Application Strategies

Overcoming challenges and solutions for data storage and management
Processing and integrating NGS data
Utilising novel methods and tools for NGS data analysis
Updates in interpreting NGS data
Advances in bioinformatics & computational genomic analysis tools
Reproducibility of NGS data analysis results
Applying Big Data and cloud computing in NGS
NEW TO 2017:

Day 1 Stream 2 – Precision Medicine, Biomarker Development and Clinical Diagnostics

Evaluating guidelines for using NGS in precision medicine
Linking NGS to clinical trials
Improved next generation sequencing techniques in liquid biopsy
Comprehensive genomic profiling in the clinic
Utilising NGS for molecular diagnostics development
NGS in biomarker development
Day 2 Stream 1 – The Application of NGS in Different Therapeutic Areas

Therapeutic case studies from the areas of:
– Oncology
– Rare diseases and brain disorders
– Infectious diseases
Organized by: Oxford Global
Invited Speakers:

Our esteemed speakers for 2017 include: 


  • Jennifer Dudinak, Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs & Head, Pharma Regulatory Therapeutic Team - GlaxoSmithKline
  • Shanrong Zhao, Director, Computational Biology - Pfizer, Inc.
  • Oleg Iartchouk, Director, Genomics and Next-Generation Sequencing - Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research
  • Brian Dougherty, Director, Translational Genomics Oncology - AstraZeneca
  • Christopher Roberts, Associate Director, Computational Biology - Biogen
  • Justin Johnson, Associate Director and Senior Translational Genomic Scientist - AstraZeneca
  • William Gordon, Senior Principal Scientist - Pfizer, Inc.
  • Danielle Greenawalt, Principal Scientist, Translational Bioinformatics - Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Monica Wang, Principal Bioinformatics Architect - Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • Zhongwu Lai, Principal Scientist, Cancer Informatics - AstraZeneca
  • George Church, Professor - Wyss Institute at Harvard University
  • Ben Busby, Lead, Bioinformatics Training - National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
  • Kenneth Buetow, Professor; Director, Computational Science and Informatics Core Program, Complex Adaptive Systems Initiative - Arizona State University
  • Richard Bonneau, Professor of Biology - New York University and Simons Foundation
  • Jennifer Morrissette, Clinical Director, Clinical Cancer Cytogenetics - University of Pennsylvania
  • Gyorgy Abel, Director, Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Diagnostics, Immunology, Point of Care Testing - Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
  • Jane Wilkinson, Senior Director, Genomics Platform Project & Alliance Management - Broad Institute
  • Serafim Batzoglou, Professor of Computer Science and of Biomedical Data Science - Stanford University
  • Kendall Jensen, Associate Professor - Translational Genomics Research Institute
  • Yaoyu Wang, Associate Director - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Liliana Florea, Associate Professor - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Stuart Brown, Associate Professor - New York School of Medicine
  • Stefano Monti, Associate Professor - Boston University
  • Qichao Zhu, Associate Professor, Genetics & Genomics Sciences - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Aedin Culhane, Research Scientist - Dana-Farber Cancer Institute



Deadline for Abstracts: asap
Registration: To register your interest in this congress please visit: http://www.nextgenerationsequencingusa-congress.com/download-agenda/ or contact Danielle Dalby on d.dalby@oxfordglobal.co.uk 
E-mail: d.dalby@oxfordglobal.co.uk
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