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RNGS21 "a must-attend meeting", according to VIB Tech specialist Toon Swings

22 December 2020

Over the past years VIB’s Revolutionizing Next Generation Sequencing conferences have become highly regarded, must-attend meetings in the field. VIB's Life Sciences Tech Specialist and RNGS21 organizing committee member explains why this virtual edition will be an event not to be missed:

By building a very exciting program and bringing together world-renowned scientists, key-opinion leaders and both established as well as early-stage company executives this meeting puts VIB and Flanders as a whole firmly on the map as a flourishing biotech cluster in Europe and the world.

The impact of having this meeting cannot be underestimated as it offers both established experts the opportunity to present their latest work and consolidate collaborations as well as young biotech enthusiast the opportunity to learn from the experts and immerse themselves in the wide variety of topics that will be discussed. So mark your calendars as RNGS is a landmark VIB conference that should not be missed.

The program is packed with over 30 leading trailblazing researchers who use sequencing in their daily work. They will showcase their latest research data and cutting-edge technological innovations focused on Long reads & genome structure, single cell, spatial technologies, population scale and clinical sequencing and technology trends.

Speakers include:

  • Sisi Chen, California Institute of Technology, US
  • Charlie Silver, CEO, Mission Bio, US
  • Rosemary Dokos, VP Product Management, Oxford Nanopore, UK
  • Manolis Kellis, MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab; Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, US
  • Priscilla Liberali, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), CH
  • and many more

Would you like to know more? Check out conference website here:

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