NGS-CN public online workshop


9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Event Type

On November 17th, 2020 join the four national NGS Competence Centers CCGA (Kiel), DcGC (Dresden), NCCT (Tübingen) and us, the WGGC, for a half-day workshop on the latest NGS opportunities and hear about how they enabled impressive scientific achievements! For the up-to-date agenda and registration, continue to the NGS-CN website.


Draft agenda

as of October 26th, 2020
9:30 am – 10:30 am Deutsche COVID-19 OMICS Initiative (DeCOI) and the NGS-CN

A Success story during pandemic times.” – A team effort. Coordinator Prof. Joachim L. Schultze together with DeCOI members will present the network

10:30 am – 11:30 am Competence Centre for Genome Analysis Kiel (CCGA Kiel)

“Kiel’s scientific landscape and scientific opportunities” – Prof. Philip Rosenstiel

11:30 am – 12:10 am Dresden-Concept Genome Center (DcGC)
“Genome sequencing at DcGC: news and views on high-quality genome sequencing and assembly strategies” – Dr. Sylke Winkler, Dr. Thomas Brown, Prof. Michael Hiller
12:10 am – 12:40 pm NGS Competence Center Tübingen (NCCT)
“Recent developments of human genetics in Germany” –  Prof. Olaf Rieß
12:40 am – 1:40 pm The West German Genome Center (WGGC)

“Development and implementation of new methods at the WGGC” – Dr. Janine Altmüller

“Transmission Networks of Extended-spectrum beta-lactase producing-Enterobacteriaceae in communities and hospitals in rural sub-Sahara Africa”– Dr. Thorsten Thye

“Transcriptome-wide effects of RNA-binding proteins on mRNA splicing and turnover” – Prof. Niels Gehring

“Utilizing human variance in large multi-layered datasets” – Dr. Anna Aschenbrenner

1:40 pm – 1:50 pm Prof. Rosenstiel meeting wrap up