Masthead

ASHG Virtual Annual Meeting

Masthead
  • -

American Society of Human Genetics

Program Dates: October 18-22, 2021

9:00 – 6:30 pm EDT

*Virtual format

Event Overview

The ASHG 2021 Annual Meeting will bring the global human genetics and genomics research community together for multiple days of cutting-edge science across all areas of human genetics. As part of the fee to register, you get to enjoy multiple days of great content including a special forum for professional development and technology showcases, October 12-14. ASHG is partnering with WebsEdge to produce ASHG TV, a unique platform to learn about cutting-edge research and science, as well as draw attention to the hard work of human genetics professionals. The meeting will feature both live and pre-recorded sessions. A list of approved sessions for CME/CEU and the number of credits are available on our Accreditation page.

NanoString Activities

Professional Development and Industry Forum (Oct. 12-14)

Date: Thursday, Oct. 14 | 11:30 – 12:30 am ET

NanoString Ecosystem of Open Source and BaseSpace Tools for GeoMx Data Analysis”

Speakers:

Prajan Divaker, PhD, Senior Product Enablement Scientist, NanoString Technologies
Nicole Ortego, PhD, Bioinformatics Scientist, NanoString Technologies

Industry Education Session

Joseph Beechem, Ph.D. NanoString CSO and SVP

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 19 | 2:30 – 3:30 pm ET

“Spatial Organ Atlas:  Whole Transcriptome Spatial Profiling of functional substructures in human organs using GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler”

Speaker: Joseph Beechem, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and Senior VP of R&D

ASHG Industry Solutions – Live CoLab

ASHG Industry Solutions – Live CoLab

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 20 | 2:30 – 3 pm ET

“Uncovering the Interactive Spatial Molecular Networks of the Normal Lymph Node with GeoMx DSP Whole Transcriptome Spatial Profiling”

Speaker: Christopher Mason, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine

ASHG Industry Solutions – Live CoLab

Date: Thursday, Oct. 21 | 12:30 – 1 pm ET

“Spatial Whole Transcriptional Profiling of functional substructures in human organs using Digital Spatial Profiling”

Speakers: Joseph Beechem, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer & SVP of R&D and Gary Schroth, PhD, Distinguished Scientist and VP at Illumina

Industry Lightening Talk

Date: Thursday, Oct. 21 | 2:30 – 3 pm ET

“The NanoString Spatial Molecular Imager: true single cell, multi-omic, high-plex imaging in FFPE tissue”

Speaker: Ian Ross, Product Manager, SMI, NanoString Technologies

Join us after hours to test your knowledge and beat the clock with three rounds of trivia including scientific content, pop-culture, awesome prizes, networking, and more!