Complete Genomics Workshop at ASHG 2014

Thought Leaders Address Challenges, Breakthroughs, and Innovations in Clinical Whole Genome Sequencing

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--()--Complete Genomics, Inc., a leader in accurate whole human genomic sequencing, will host a luncheon workshop, Clinical Applications of Whole Genome Sequencing, for attendees at the upcoming 64th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG, October 18–22, San Diego, CA). Workshop attendees will have the opportunity to hear leading scientists discuss their research and offer insights into future directions and innovations in genome sequencing.

The workshop will take place on Tuesday, October 21, 12:30–2:00 pm at the San Diego Convention Center, Room 9, Upper Level. Topics will include:

Whole Genome Sequencing in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Stephen W. Scherer, PhD, FRSC

Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics and McLaughlin Centre, SickKids Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Post-Mortem Whole Genome Sequencing: A Genomic Autopsy

Murray H. Brilliant, PhD

Director, Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin

Making Sense of Intellectual Disability

Han G. Brunner, MD, PhD

Head, Department of Human Genetics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands

ASHG attendees can register for the Complete Genomics workshop at CGI Workshop Registration. Space is limited and reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Past workshops that Complete Genomics has presented at ASHG have seen record attendance. More information is available at CGI Workshop Information.

About Complete Genomics

Complete Genomics is a leader in whole human genome sequencing based in Mountain View, California. Using its proprietary sequencing instruments, chemistry, and software, the company has sequenced more than 20,000 whole human genomes over the past three years. The company’s mission is to improve human health by providing researchers and clinicians with the core technology and commercial systems to understand, prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases and conditions. Additional information can be found at www.completegenomics.com.

Contacts

For Complete Genomics, Inc.
Ed Stevens, 727-412-1541
edstevenspr@comcast.net

Release Summary

Complete Genomics, Inc., a leader in accurate whole human genomic sequencing, will host a workshop, Clinical Applications of Whole Genome Sequencing, for attendees at the upcoming ASHG Meeting.

Contacts

For Complete Genomics, Inc.
Ed Stevens, 727-412-1541
edstevenspr@comcast.net