Cornell University Life Sciences Advanced Technology Seminars

454 Sequencing Technology: Taking High Throughput Sequencing to a New Level
Karin Fredrikson, Ph.D.
Roche Applied Science
June 23, 2006

Nimblegen Technology and Applications
Tom Albert, Ph.D., and Gabor Bethlendy, Ph.D.
NimbleGen Systems
Oct. 31, 2006

Characterization of Pathogenic Bacterial Supragenomes via 454-based Sequence Analysis
Garth Ehrlich, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Center for Genomic Sciences,
Allegheny General Hospital/Allegheny Singer Research Institute
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology,
Drexel University College of Medicine
January 23, 2007

Solexa Sequencing Technology: Advancing Genetic Analysis One Billion Bases at a Time
Christian Haudenschild, Ph.D.
Solexa, Inc.
Feburary 2, 2007

SNP Genotyping and Gene Expression Applications on the Illumina BeadArray System
Lara Toerien, Ph.D.
Illumina, Inc.
May 30, 2007

The Corning Epic System and the Corning Life Sciences Technology Roadmap
Mark Beck
Vice President and General Manger
Corning Life Sciences
December 12, 2007

High Performance Mass Spectrometry for Protein Research and Metabolomics
Iggy Kass, Ph.D.
Waters Corporation
January 25, 2008

New Developments in Gene Expression and Genotyping Applications Using Affymetrix Microarrays
Michelle Desrosiers and James Mellott
Affymetrix, Inc.
Sept. 19, 2008

Nanostring Technologies: Multiplex Digital Gene Expression with Molecular Barcodes
John Sowatsky
VP of Research and Development
Nanostring Technologies
Febuary 20, 2009

Key Applications and Technology Advancements of the Roche/454 Genome Sequencer
Jamie Jett
454 Life Sciences
Roche Applied Science
March 30, 2009

Developing High-Resolution Ion Mobility/Mass Spectrometry Techniques for Analysis of Biomolecules
David Clemmer, Ph.D.
Robert & Marjorie Mann Chair and Professor of Chemistry
Indiana University
April 7, 2009

Sequence Enrichment Using Droplet-Based Microfluidics
Jeff Fitzgerald
RainDance Technologies
June 8, 2009

The Art of Biobanking: Creating Renewable Biological Resources
Andrew Brooks, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Environmental Medicine and Genetics
Director, Bionomics Research and Technology Center,
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Director, Technology Development, Cell and DNA Repository,
Rutgers University
October 7, 2009

The Microsoft Biology Initiative: An Open Source Framework and Toolset for Bioinformatics Research
Simon Mercer, Ph.D.
Director of Health and Wellbeing,
Microsoft Research 
October 19, 2009

Ultra Deep Sequencing of the Human Transcriptome Expands the Human Genome and Defines the Molecular Basis of Cancers
Christopher Mason, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
and the Institute for Computational Biomedicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
October 15, 2010

Validation and Applied Use of Biomarkers in Agriculture and Animal Science
Paul Doran
Sequenom, Inc.
October 25, 2010

Single-Molecule Real-Time Sequencing: Harnessing Nature’s Powerful Sequencing Engine for Applications in Healthcare and the Environment
Stephen Turner, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer,
Pacific Biosciences
Feburary 16, 2011

Nucleic Acid Biomarkers: Tradeoffs between Nucleic Acid Mass Spectrometry and Sequencing
Charles Cantor, Ph.D.
Founder & Chief Scientific Officer
Sequenom, Inc.
April 25, 2011

Emerging Mass Spectrometry Technologies: Dealing with High Degrees of Sample Complexity, Differential Ion Mobility and New Scan Modes for High Resolution Quadrupole TOF Instruments
Thomas Covey, Principal Scientist, AB SCIEX
High Resolution Accurate Mass Spectrometry for Accelerating Discovery to Quantitative Assay Development
Brigitte Simons, Ph.D., Applications Scientist, AB SCIEX
April 26, 2011

An Overview of Industrial Strength Genomics for Basic Research and Development
Don Benson
Senior Director of Sales
BGI Americas
May 4, 2011

Single-Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT™) Monitoring of Biomolecules: DNA Sequencing and Beyond
Jonas Korlach, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow
Pacific Biosciences
June 27, 2011

Peptide Targeted Quantification by High Resolution Mass Spectrometry, a Paradigm Shift?
Zhiqi Hao, Ph.D.
Senior Scientist
Thermo Fisher Scientific
October 17, 2011

The Power of Microfluidics: Enabling Genetics and Genomics Research
Pedja Sekaric, Ph.D.
Application Scientist
Fluidigm Corporation
October 26, 2011

Sensitive, Quantitative Detection of Minor Alleles by Nucleic Acid Mass Spectrometry
Charles Cantor, Ph.D.
Founder & Chief Scientific Officer
Sequenom, Inc.
April 25, 2011

Advances in Illumina Sequencing Technology
Michael Smith, Ph.D.
Genomics Specialist
Illumina, Inc.
Studying Gene Structure and Expression using Next-Gen Sequencing
Gary Schroth, Ph.D.
Distinguished Scientist
Illumina, Inc.
November 1, 2011

What Genomic Profiling Tool is the Right One?: Genomic Profiling Applications in both the Basic Research and Clinical Setting
Lisa White, Ph.D.
Director, Microarray Core Facility
Technical Director, Medical Genetics Laboratories
Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular & Human Genetics
and Dept. of Molecular & Cellular Biology
Baylor College of Medicine
November 8, 2011

Laser Microdissection (LMD) Technology and Applications in DNA, RNA and Protein Isolation
William Iannuccilli
Advanced Microscopy Research Specialist
Leica Microsystems, Inc.
Tissue and Cell Type Specific Transcriptome Profiling of Tomato Fruit Provides Insights into Metabolic and Regulatory Specialization
Jocelyn K.C. Rose, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Plant Biology
Director, Institute for Biotechnology & Life Science Technologies
Cornell University
January 12, 2012

Analyzing Extracellular Flux of Analytes to Study Cell Metabolism and Bioenergetic Dysfunction
Kevin Bittman, Ph.D.
Field Applications Scientist
Seahorse Bioscience
April 11, 2012

An Update on Single Molecule Real Time DNA Sequencing
Steve Turner, Ph.D.
Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Pacific Biosciences, Inc.
June 19, 2012

New York Genome Center: Large-Scale Genomics and Bioinformatics Services and Opportunities for Collaboration
Nancy Kelley
Executive Director
New York Genome Center
June 26, 2012

Whole Genome Mapping: A New Paradigm for Sequence Assembly and Genomic Characterization
Erin Newburn, Ph.D.
Applications Scientist
OpGen, Inc.
December 4, 2012

Sensitive, Quantitative Detection of Minor Alleles by Nucleic Acid Mass Spectrometry
Charles Cantor, Ph.D.
Founder & Chief Scientific Officer
Sequenom, Inc.
January 8, 2013

Irys: De Novo Assembly and Structural Variation Detection in Complex Genomes Using Extremely Long Single-Molecule Imaging
Todd Dickinson, Ph.D.
Harper VanSteenhouse, Ph.D.
BioNano Genomics
May 7, 2013

Identification of Functional Important Genes Using Next Generation Sequencing Technologies
Lijuan Han, Ph.D.
BGI Tech
May 28, 2013

What Can Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting (FACS) Do For You?
Timothy Bushnell, Ph.D.
Director, URMC Shared Resource Laboratories
Director, URMC Flow Cytometry Facility
University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)
Flow Cytometric Elucidation of Skeletal Muscle Stem Cell Dysfunction in Aging
Benjamin Cosgrove, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Cornell University
September 10, 2014

NanoString Genomic Analysis: Overview and Applications
Greg Gonye, Ph.D.
Senior Field Applications Scientist
NanoString Technologies
September 10, 2014

Every Cell is Unique: Microfluidic Single Cell Transcriptome, Exome and Gene Expression Analysis
Steven Hoffman
District Manager, Applications Support
Fluidigm
December 2, 2014