Exploration of Disease Pathways from Gene to Function Life Technologies™ Satellite Event


July 9, 2013

10.00 – 10.15

Vice President   Life Technologies


10.15 – 11.00

Raimo Tanzi   Business Development Director, Next Generation Sequencing Europe, Life Technologies, Milan, Italy

Mutation discovery and disease pathway research using Ion Torrent™ next generation sequencing

11.00 – 11.30

Alexander Pavlov   Project leader, CEO, Sequoia Genetics, St Petersburg, Russia

Next Generation Sequencing solution for clinical application - newborns screening. Customer Case Study

11.30 – 12.15

Jeoffrey Schageman   Staff Scientist, Transcriptome  Bioinformatics Ambion R&D, Austin, USA

Solutions for quantification of gene expression changes in disease pathways with real-time PCR and Ion Torrent™ RNA Sequencing

12.15 – 12.45

Lunch, networking and discussion with the presenters

12.45 – 13.15

Ermias Melles    Sr. Technical Sales Specialist Genetic Analysis Systems, Life Technologies

Expanding the detection limits of disease-associated mutations with digital and real-time PCR systems

13.15 – 13.45

Ludmila Lubchenko   Head of the Lab of Clinical Oncogenetics, Russian Oncology Centre, Moscow, Russia

Mutation analysis in melanoma. Customer Case Study

13.45 – 14.30

Anna Pilsl   Molecular Biology Scientist, Life Technologies, Germany

Synthetic Biology tools for streamlining your workflows in functional characterization of putative disease targets


Thank you and close of satellite event

An opportunity for attendees to join the plenary sessions in the main conference and to find out more about the technologies discussed in the presentations at Life Technologies’ booth 101 & 102 in the exhibition hall.