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Biocom Breakfast Meeting: What Precision Medicine Needs to Succeed

 
When:
Thursday, May 18 2017 - Thursday, May 18 2017
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Add to Calendar America/Los_Angeles Biocom Breakfast Meeting: What Precision Medicine Needs to Succeed Join us on May 18th as we hear from Corina Shtir, PhD, Head of Precision Medicine at Thermo Fisher Scientific as she discusses how Thermo Fisher Scientific is working on integrating precision medicine solutions across the omics spectrum through optimal collaborations with academia, bio-pharma, clinicians, and the scientific community to revolutionize the way we prevent, detect, treat, and monitor disease.  Biocom false MM/DD/YYYY

Where:
The Alexandria
10996 Torreyana Road
San Diego, CA 92121
Registration Deadline:
Wednesday, May 17 2017
12:00 PM
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What Precision Medicine Needs to Succeed:  Collaborations to Deliver Clinical Utility Across the Omics Spectrum

Join us on May 18th as we hear from Corina Shtir, PhD, Head of Precision Medicine at Thermo Fisher Scientific as she discusses how Thermo Fisher Scientific is working on integrating precision medicine solutions across the omics spectrum through collaborations with academia, bio-pharma, clinicians, and the scientific community to revolutionize the way we prevent, detect, treat, and monitor disease.  The integration of a wide range of technologies (cell therapy, next generation sequencing (NGS), genotyping, biobanking, mass spectrometry, synthetic biology, among others) will allow us to better characterize the molecular profile of an individual, and therefore accelerate the development of next generation diagnoses, therapies, and health/disease monitoring.

Following Dr. Shtir's presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to hear a pediatric oncology case study from Timothy Triche, PhD, MD, Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

Cancer in children is fundamentally different than in adults. Diagnosis is often challenging, for lack of tumor-specific morphology, yet treatment is predicated on specific diagnosis. Most patients are treated on standard protocols that require a specific diagnosis, often stratified based on risk. Relapsed patients generally fare poorly, but would likely benefit from genomic analysis of their tumors. We have developed a comprehensive targeted NGS research panel designed specifically to identify genomic features that match existing targeted therapeutic agents. This is the only comprehensive research gene panel for pediatric cancer that encompasses diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic targets based on both DNA and RNA in one comprehensive next generation sequencing (NGS) assay.


About Biocom Breakfast Meetings

Utilize your Membership Benefits and attend these Quarterly Member Breakfast events to network with the 100+ attendees ranging from Biocom Board Members and high level CEOs and Executives, to leading scientists, innovators and thought leaders in the industry. Whether you want to learn more about the industry you work in, or if you simply want to network with old friends and colleagues, we hope you join us.  This event is great for folks new to the industry, as well as seasoned pros alike and is intended to help foster the growth of the life sciences community. The Biocom Breakfast Series is a flagship tradition within the San Diego life sciences community. Our breakfast series attract high-caliber, world-class speakers and panelists from across the nation. Breakfast topics address issues that are relevant to the growth and well-being of the life science industry, including economic trends, financing, technology, education and workforce issues.

Check out a sampling of industry companies that will be in attendance at the meeting HERE.


Agenda: 

7:00 am to 7:45 am: High Level Networking 
7:45 am to 8:00 am: Welcome Remarks from Joe Panetta, President & CEO, Biocom
8:00 am to 8:20 am: Corina Shtir, PhD, Head of Precision Medicine, Thermo Fisher Scientific
8:20 am to 9:00 am: Pediatric Oncology Case Study with Timothy Triche, PhD, MD, Children's Hospital Los Angeles


 

Planner

Ashleigh Farver
 

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