Speakers & Topics
Confirmed speakers for Singapore’s Ion World Tour, 2014 event include both international and local leaders in genomics research:
Dr. Christopher Corless, M.D., Ph.D.
Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer, Knight Diagnostic Laboratories
Next Generation Sequencing Approaches in Targeted Cancer Genotyping
Dr. Tony Lim Kiat Hon, MBBS
Senior Consultant, Dept. of Pathology, Singapore General Hospital;
Clinical Role and Challenges: NGS (Ion PGM)
A/Prof. Roger SY Foo, M.D.
Senior Investigator, Genome Institute of Singapore;
Associate Professor, National University Heart Centre, National University Health System
PGM-Based Test for Inherited Cardiac Conditions
Dr. Catherine Ong, Ph.D.
Senior Member of Technical Staff, DSO National Laboratories
The Role of NGS in Biodefence
A/Prof. Richie Soong, Ph.D.
Senior Principal Investigator, Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore
Feasibility of Next Generation Sequencing to Precision Medicine in Asia
Head, Ion Torrent, Asia-Pacific & Japan, Thermo Fisher Scientific
General Manager, Life Science Solutions, Thermo Fisher Scientific