Insights into the latest PacBio achievements from the PacBio Chief Scientific Officer and a showcase of research from UQ and other scientists using SMRT sequencing to further our knowledge in clinical, medical, plant, animal and microbial genomics.

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10:00am – 10:15am
Dave Burt
Introduction and Welcome
SMRT Sequencing for Clinical Research:
10:15am – 11:15am
Jonas Korlach 
Chief Scientific Officer, Pacific Biosciences
New directions of clinical research enabled through long-read DNA sequencing.
11:15am – 12:00pm
Stuart Scott
Professor, Division Head - Pharmacognomics, Sema 4 & AssociateProfessor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
SMRT Sequencing Applications for Epigenomics,
Pharmacogenomics, and Cytogenomics
SMRT Sequencing for Plant and Animal Genomes:
12:30pm – 1:00pm
Stephen Moore
Director, Centre for Animal Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
Genomic Characterization of Australian Brahman Cattle:Balancing tropical adaptation and productivity
1:00pm – 1:45pm
Robert Henry
Professor of Innovation in Agriculture and Director of
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation
Plant genomes based on long reads
SMRT Sequencing for Plant and Animal Transcriptomes:
1:45pm – 2:30pm
Dave Burt - Director, UQ Genomics
Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Characterization of the ‘nearly complete’ transcriptome of the chicken and other vertebrate species defining all geens, all transcripts from start to end
2:30pm – 3:15pm
Agnelo Furtado Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation 
Analysis of long transcripts in polyploidy plant genomes.
SMRT Sequencing for Microbiology:
3:15pm – 4:00pm

View the poster here 

For more information about the workshop please contact:
Mike Yarski, Millennium Science



The University of Queensland, St Lucia (Sir Llew Edwards Building)
Room 14-116