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Exhibit Theater Schedules

Exhibit Theater 1

Thursday, March 14

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Revolutionizing Repeat Expansion Detection and Clinical Genomics Research with Long and Accurate HiFi Reads
Speakers: Nina Gonzaludo, PhD, PacBio; Robert Thaenert, Quest Diagnostics
Presented by: PacBio

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
Navigating Genetic Landscapes in Hereditary Diseases and Pharmacogenomics: From Complex Variants to Star Allele Calling
Speaker: Dr. Olena Kis, Henry Ford Health SystemsSevana Yaghoubian, MSc, SOPHiA GENETICS
Presented by: SOPHiA GENETICS

11:55 AM - 12:25 PM
Use of Electronic Genome Mapping (EGM) to Identify Structural Variants in NIST GIAB Human Reference DNA Samples
Speaker: John Thompson, PhD, Nabsys
Presented by: Hitachi High-Tech America

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Copy Number Analysis Using a Higher Content Chromosomal Microarray with an Accelerated Workflow
Speaker: John Bishop, Thermo Fisher Scientifc
Presented by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Exhibit Theater 2

Thursday, March 14

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Velsera’s Clinical Genomics Workspace and Services to Support Hereditary Cancer Testing
Speaker: Andrew Bredemeyer, PhD, Velsera 
Presented by: Velsera

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
Prenatal WES: Uptake, Incidence, and Clinical Implications of Secondary Findings
Speakers: Kayleigh Avello, MS, LCGC, PreventionGenetics; Natalie Jacob, LCGC, PreventionGenetics
Presented by: PreventionGenetics

11:55 AM - 12:25 PM
Preparing for a Genome World | AI and Informatics Automation at The Core
Speaker: Christine Eng, MD, Baylor Genetics
Presented by: Illumina, Inc.

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Testing with Intention: Leveraging a Standardized Gene-disease Validity Framework in the Face of Evolving Evidence.
Speakers: Meghan Towne, MS, CGC, Ambry Genetics; Devon Thrush, CGC, Ambry Genetics
Presented by: Ambry Genetics


Friday, March 15

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
The Fully Curated Human Genome - Implications for Improved Clinical Diagnostics for Both Known and Novel Variants
Speaker: Mark Kiel, MD, PhD, GENOMENON
Presented by: GENOMENON

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
A Treatment for Adults With PKU: A Discussion of Long-term Efficacy and Safety
Speaker: Barbara Burton, MD, Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital
Presented by: BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

11:55 AM - 12:25 PM
Newborn Screening to Newborn Sequencing and Everything in Between
Speakers: Madhuri Hegde, PhD, FACMG; Revvity Omics, Christin Collins, PhD, FACMG, Revvity Omics; Lora Bean, PhD, FACMG, Revvity Omics
Presented by: Revvity Omics

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Automated Genome Interpretation Solution to Accelerate Diagnostic Decisions via Intelliseq GeneSpect™ Reporter
Speaker: Klaudia Szklarczyk-Smolana, PhD, Intelliseq; Klaudia Pacewicz, Intelliseq; Gervaise Henry, DNAnexus
Presented by: Intelliseq


Friday, March 15

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
Revolutionizing Cytogenomics with Stratys™: Unveiling a New Frontier in Structural Variant Assessment Through Optical Genome Mapping at Scale
Speaker: Alex Hastie, PhD, Bionano
Presented by: Bionano

11:20 AM - 11:50 AM
Unlocking Genetic Mysteries: Mastering Exome Analysis with VSClinical & VS-CNV
Speaker: Nathan Fortier, PhD, Golden Helix 
Presented by: Golden Helix

11:55 AM - 12:25 PM
From Screening to Diagnostic Solutions: Comprehensive Testing for Women's Health and Wellness
Speakers: Rebecca A. Previs, MD, MS, Labcorp Oncology; Kyle Strickland, PhD, Labcorp Oncology
Presented by: Labcorp

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
Do You See What We See? Enhanced Genomes Reveal More Answers.
Speaker: Christine Stanley, PhD, FACMG
Presented by: Variantyx, Inc.