Genetic solutions for all

Join Thermo Fisher Scientific at ASHG 2016, October 18–22, Vancouver, Canada

Whether you are researching mutations involved in inherited disease or cancer, identifying biomarkers, or conducting translational research, we provide innovative technologies and services to help you accomplish your genetic analysis objectives.

Visit us at booth #602 to see the latest Applied Biosystems™ and Ion Torrent™ genetic analysis solutions.

Thermo Fisher Scientific lunch seminar

Featuring Applied Biosystems and Ion Torrent innovations

Title: Latest genetic analysis tools for the discovery and understanding of disease-causing mutations


  • Dr. Janet Chou, Assistant Professor at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School From exomes to panels: A clinical research lab’s journey to improving variant yields
  • Dr Robert Judson, Department of Dermatology at the University of California, San Francisco Quantification of nevus and melanoma associated microRNAs from micro-dissected FFPE-fixed tissue

Date: Thursday, October 20, 1:00–2:30 p.m.

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building Room 2/3

Lunch will be provided. Please register early, as space may be limited.

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In-booth presentation schedule:

Day Date Time Title Speaker
Wednesday October 19 12:30 pm Comprehensive liquid biopsy solution using Oncomine cfDNA NGS assays and Taqman Digital PCR cfDNA assays Marion Laig, Sr. Product Applications Specialist, Genetic Analysis
3:00 pm A high throughput TaqMan CFTR mutation genotyping workflow Toinette Hartshorne, Ph.D., Sr. Staff Applications Scientist, Genetic Analysis
Thursday October 20 10:30 am Sensitive detection of miRNAs using TaqMan Advanced miRNA qPCR Assays Sara Brown, PhD Product Manager, TaqMan Assays
3:00 pm Incorporating Capillary Electrophoresis Analyses into Genome Editing Workflows Stephen Jackson, Ph.D, associate director product applications
Friday October 21 10:30 am A rapid genotyping research assay for determining basic ABO RhD blood types and CCR5 status Edgar Schreiber Ph.D., Sr. Product Applications Specialist, Genetic Analysis
12:30 pm Low level somatic variant detection by Sanger sequencing of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) samples for Precision Oncology Arpad Gerstner Arpad Gerstner, MD, PhD, Sr. Product Applications Scientist
3:00 pm Ion AmpliSeq targeted sequencing and data analysis solutions for inherited disease research Arvind Kothandaraman
Sr. Product Manager