ASHG 2014
Genetic solutions for all

From translational research to molecular testing, Life Technologies™ products provide innovative technologies and services to accomplish your
genetic analysis objectives.

Visit us at booth #513 to see the latest Life Technologies™ and Ion Torrent™ genetic solutions.

  • Digital PCR
  • Real-time PCR
  • Next-generation sequencing
  • Laser capture microdissection
  • Capillary Electrophoresis
Life Technologies™ lunch seminars

We look forward to seeing you at one of our lunch-time seminars. Lunch will be provided.

Digital and qPCR applications to accelerate understanding in human genetics and disease

Monday, October 20, 12:30–2:00 p.m.
Convention Center, Room 8, Upper Level

Join us at our luncheon seminar to hear experts present their advancements in human disease research using technologies such as digital PCR, OpenArray® technology, and laser capture microdissection. Research areas covered include cystic fibrosis, reproductive health, cancer biomarkers, and pharmacogenomics. No registration required.

  • Matthew Thomas Dyson, PhD, Research Assistant Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology-Reproductive Biology Research, Northwestern University.
  • Daniel W. Rosenberg, Ph.D.,HealthNet, Inc. Chair in Cancer Biology and Professor of Medicine Investigator, Center for Molecular Medicine Director, Colon Cancer Prevention Program University of Connecticut Health Center.
  • Shaochun Bai, Ph.D., FACMG, Department of Medical & Molecular Genetics,School of Medicine Indiana University.
  • Toinette Hartshorne, Ph.D., Sr. Staff Applications Scientist, Genetic Analysis, Thermo Fisher Scientific.

NGS breakthroughs in genetics research with Ion Torrent™ sequencing: from research to the clinic

Tuesday, October 21, 12:30–2:00 p.m.
Convention Center, Room 8, Upper Level

Join us at this luncheon seminar to hear about the continuing innovations in Ion Torrent™ next-generation sequencing (NGS), from advances in human disease research to developments through clinical NGS solutions. Our distinguished speakers will share their progress in basic and clinical research applications using the Ion PGM™ and Ion Proton™ systems. No registration required.

Learn more about the new Ion PGM™ Dx System*

  • Mike Lelivelt, Ph.D., Director of Informatics Applications, Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Milan Radovich, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Brian P. O’Connor, Ph.D., Scientific Director, National Jewish Health
  • Becky Terrill MB (ASCP), Clinical Applications Consultant, Thermo Fisher Scientific
Life Technologies™ customer appreciation party

Getting into your genes… a night of illusions and discovery

Monday, October 20, 7:00–10:30 p.m.
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center

Change into your jeans and join your friends and colleagues for an evening of fun and discovery at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center. Explore your genes at the Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code exhibit, experience the mind-bending Illusion, exhibit, or socialize with colleagues while feasting on dinner and drinks. It will be a night you will not forget!

Transportation will be provided from the convention center. Registration required.