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Rapid Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Diagnostic Workshop

This conference will bring together experts in rapid NGS from all areas of the UK and Ireland to share their experiences of setting up such a clinical service and to build best practices to allow national standards to be applied.  Professor Zornitza Stark will present work on the Australian Genomics Health Alliance. The conference will run over two mornings and cover topics related to rapid NGS diagnostics including the experiences of the All Wales Medical Genomics Service team running the WINGS study, the ethics of such studies, the bioinformatic challenges and future advancements such as Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing and incorporation of transcriptomics. 

Programme themes: 

  • Rapid neonatal whole exome sequencing
  • Prenatal exome analysis
  • Ethical considerations of rapid diagnostic testing
  • Bioinformatic challenges


This event takes place on 4 - 5 February 2021.


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