Plant and Animal Genome 2015 Conference
Visit us at booth #111 to learn about our products for plant and animal research.

Leading the way to remarkable scientific discoveries, Thermo Fisher Scientific provides a complete range of solutions for addressing agricultural biotechnology challenges. From de novo and transcriptome sequencing to molecular breeding and quantitative trait locus (QTL) mapping and precise genome engineering, come see how our full-spectrum genetic analysis tools can help advance your research.

Featured workshop

Genetic analysis approaches in agriculture biotechnology
Monday, January 12
12:50–3:00 p.m.
Town & Country Hotel, Golden West Salon, San Diego, CA
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Featured presentations

Attend at least one of these talks for a chance to win an Apple® iPad® Mini 3 device*

12:50–1:00 p.m.

Solutions for plant and animal research and breeding

Jenny Xiao, PhD, Associate Director, Market and Business Development, Agricultural Biotechnology, Thermo Fisher Scientific

1:00–1:30 p.m.

The genetic architecture of western corn rootworm resistance to the Cry3Bb1 Bt protein

Lex Flagel, PhD, Computational Geneticist, Monsanto

1:30–2:00 p.m.

Fast turn-around genotyping without a reference genome using the Ion Hi-Q™ Sequencing Kit on the Ion Proton™ System

James Schnable, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Agronomy & Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

2:00–2:30 p.m.

300 Strong: Leveraging Ion AmpliSeq™ and Ion Torrent™ sequencing for targeted genotyping studies

Jason Q. Boone, PhD, Vice President, Floragenex, Inc.

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Application of digital PCR to analyzing transgenic soybeans

Li Song, PhD, Senior Research Associate, National Center for Soybean Biotechnology, University of Missouri

Featured technologies
  • Ion Torrent™ semiconductor sequencing
  • TaqMan® Assays for genotyping analysis
  • QuantStudio® 3D Digital PCR System
Visit booth #111 for more information about these exciting products and, while supplies last, get a gift.†

Applied Biosystems®, Invitrogen™, and Ion Torrent™ genetic analysis tools include:

  • Ion Proton™ Sequencer
  • Ion AmpliSeq™ targeted DNA panels for any genome
  • TaqMan® Assays and TaqMan® SNP Assays on the Douglas Scientific Array Tape™ platform
  • QuantStudio® 12K Flex Real-Time PCR System
  • QuantStudio® 3D Digital PCR System
  • ProFlex™ PCR System
  • GeneArt® Precision TALs for precise plant genome editing
  • DNA and RNA sample preparation products