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The Future of Genomics - seminar

The Future of Genomics - seminar

Register now for the seminar about current and future applications of innovative genomics technologies. This seminar provides you the latest updates and insights in applications of this important research field. The seminar is organised by BaseClear, together with FG Technologies and with the support of Oxford Nanopore Technologies. 

Subject: The Future of Genomics - seminar
Event date: Tuesday October 31st, 2017, from 13.00 - 17.30
Location: Corpus, Willem Einthovenstraat 1, Oegstgeest, The Netherlands  
Registration: Free admission. Fill in our contact form with message “Registration Future Genomics seminar Oct-31"  

Developments in the genomics field are going very fast. The added value of revolutionary (sequencing) technologies has become evident. An entire new array of applications has become possible with portable, real-time biological analysis. This seminar will address the applications and challenges of novel technologies in various industries.  

National and international experts will share their knowledge and experience. You are most welcome on Tuesday October 31st at Corpus, Leiden (The Netherlands). The program will take from 13:00 till 17:30. Free admission!

Preliminary program: 

  • 13.00 Registration
  • 13.20 Opening remarks by Prof. Herman Spaink (University of Leiden) and Bas Reichert (CEO BaseClear)
  • FG Technologies - Ron Dirks, CEO: 
    The Future of Genomics
  • Oxford Nanopore Technologies - Olivier Lucas, Strategic Account Manager:
    Technological updates from Oxford Nanopore Technologies
  • Dümmen Orange - Hans van der Heuvel, Managing Director R&D:
    Forcing innovation of tulips - the genome
  • Break and networking
  • RIVM – Thijs Bosch, PhD: 
    The implementation and application of next-generation sequencing as the ultimate typing tool for the national surveillance of carbapenemase producing Enterobacteriaceae
  • MicroLife Solutions – Tjalf de Boer, Managing Director: 
    “Metagenomics in Vietnam: opportunities for new bioactive compounds and biobased enzymes”.
  • Keynote speaker (to be announced)
  • 17.30 Drinks and networking
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