2017 Exhibit Theater Schedule

Exhibit Theater Presentations are 30-minute presentations held in theaters in the Exhibit Hall during exhibit hours and are presented by exhibiting companies.  These sessions showcase the companies’ recent developments and applications of their products, techniques, and/or services, and they demonstrate how the products or services are used in practical and/or clinical settings.

These presentations are not planned by the Program Committee and are not approved for CME or CEUs. 

Thursday, March 23, 2017


Theater 1

Theater 2

10:30 am – 11:00 am

Emory Genetics Laboratory
Fulfilling the Promises and Meeting the Challenges of Exome Sequencing:  Diagnoses, Deletions and Pseudogenes
Speaker(s):  Lora Bean, PhD, FACMG, Emory University; John Alexander, PhD, FACMG, Emory University

Roche Sequencing Solutions (Ariosa Diagnostics)
Fetal Fraction and Management of Redraws in cfDNA Testing 
Speaker(s): Junaid Shabbeer PhD, FACMG, Roche Sequencing Solutions (Ariosa Diagnostics)

11:05 am – 11:35 am

MicroFISH:  Making FISH Simple and Cost Effective
Speaker(s): James Stanchfield, PhD, SciGene; Eric Crawford, PhD, Genetics Associates

QIAGEN Bioinformatics
Using NGC Bioinformatics Solutions to Compare Exomes in Rare and Inherited Diseases and Identifying the Cause of Disease
Speaker(s):  Shimul Chowdhury, PhD, DABMGG, CGMB, Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine

11:40 am – 12:10 pm

Integrated Genetics
Genetic Testing from NIPT to Exome Sequencing:  The Right Test for the Right Patient
Speaker(s): Stuart Schwartz, PhD, FACMG, Laboratory Corporation of America

Sanofi Genzyme
Accelerating Diagnosis through Panel Testing 
Speaker(s): Susan E. Sparks, MD, PhD, Sanofi Genzyme

12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

Oxford Gene Technology (OGT)
The Whole Exome: Completing the Genomic Picture Using Exon-targeted Array CGH
Speaker(s): Lora J. H. Bean, PhD, FACMG, Emory Genetics Lab

Face2Gene RESEARCH: Facial Analysis & Phenotyping Technology Lead to Rare Disease Discoveries
Speaker(s): Bianca Russell, MD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Friday, March 24, 2017

10:45 am – 11:15 am

Agilent Technologies
Integration of NGS Data for Rare Pediatric Disorders: Complexities and Challenges in Analysis and Interpretation of Exome Data
Speaker(s):  Renata Pellegrino da Silva PhD, Center for Applied Genomics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Blueprint Genetics
Selecting the Optimal Genetic Testing Strategy for Your Patient
Speaker(s): Tero-Pekka Alastalo, MD, PhD, Blueprint Genetics

11:20 am – 11:50 am

Greenwood Genetic Center
Advances in Lysosomal Storage Disease Testing for Diagnosis and Newborn Screening
Speaker(s): Tim Wood, PhD, FACMG, Greenwood Genetic Center

PGxome: The Power of Many
Speaker(s): Jerry Machado, PhD, DABMGG, FCCMG

11:55 am – 12:25 pm

BioDiscovery, Inc.
Getting the Whole picture: CNVs, AOH, and Sequence Variants in a Single Database System
Speaker(s): Soheil Shams, PhD, Biodiscovery

BioNano Genomics
Detecting Cancer Associated Structural Variants Using Megabase-Scaled DNA Molecules
Speaker(s): James Broach, PhD, Penn State

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Horizon Pharma
Practical Ways to Screen Neurocognitive Function in UCD Patients
Speaker(s):  Neena Champaigne, MD, FACMG, FAAP; Lauren Krivitzky, PhD, ABPP-Cn

Scaling Clinical NGS Testing for Rapid and Accurate Reporting of Pediatric Genomic Data
Speaker(s): Martin Reese, PhD, Omicia; David Dimmock, MD, Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine

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March 21 - 25, 2017
Phoenix Convention Center
Phoenix, Arizona

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