WGGC2020 BONN

Date/Time
Date(s) - 14/01/2020
All Day

WGGC2020 News & Views Bonn

Tuesday, January 14th 2020, BMZ Big Lecture Hall

Program

9:30 – 9:45 Registration

9:45 – 10:15 Welcome and overview of WGGC and CCU (Prof. Joachim Schultze, Bonn University and DZNE) (25’+5’)
10:15 – 10:35 “B cell differentiation in the germinal center reaction and the resulting memory B cell compartment in humans” (Prof. Ralf Küppers, University Duisburg-Essen) (15’+5’)
10:35 – 10:50 Experts’ Talks: “Getting the big picture of genetic variation” (Dr. Kerstin Ludwig, Bonn University) (10’+5’)
10:50 – 11:10 NGS developments highlights: Illumina (Lutz Priebe, Illumina) (15’+5’)

11:10 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 11:55 Experts’ Talks: “Pharmacogenetic diagnostics and therapy implications of genome medicine” (Prof. Julia Stingl, RWTH Aachen) (20’+5’)
11:55 – 12:10 Experts’ Talks: “Mutational analysis of mitochondrial DNA by ultra-deep short-read and long-read sequencing” (Prof. Wolfram S. Kunz, Bonn University) (10’+5’)
12:10 – 12:25 Experts’ Talks: “Applying SM(a)RT sequencing for complex mixtures” (Prof. Dietmar Quandt, Bonn University) (10’+5’)
12:25 – 12:45 NGS developments highlights: Oxford Nanopore Technology (Oliver Hartwell, Manuela Saathoff, Oxford Nanopore Technology) (15’+5’)

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch with thematic tables

14:00 – 14:15 Address from the Rector of the University of Bonn Prof. Michael Hoch
14:15 – 14:35 The WGGC Bonn Core Facility (Dr. André Heimbach, Dr. Per Hoffman, Bonn University) (15’+5’)
14:35 – 14:55 PRECISE Collaboration Unit at DZNE and University of Bonn (Dr. Kristian Händler, DZNE) (15’+5’)
14:55 – 15:15 The WGGC Bonn Bioinformatics Core (Prof. Peter Krawitz, Andreas Buness, Bonn University) (15’+5’)
15:15 – 15:35 Experts’ Talks: “Varlociraptor: towards a unified theory of variant calling” (Dr. Johannes Köster, University Duisburg-Essen) (15’+5’)
15:35 – 15:45 Closing remarks

15:45 – 16:15 Coffee break and networking

16:30 – 18:00 Workshop: Introduction to protocols.io and the art of writing protocols. DZNE room B.2.119/120. Interactive webinar with Anita Bröllochs/Lenny Teytelman

Attendance is free of charge, registration is mandatory.

Registration is now closed!

Workshop information and registration here.

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