D2R Lunch & Learn with Illumina

Monday, June 10, 2024 11:00to14:00
Karp Auditorium, Room 501 , Rosalind & Morris Goodman Cancer Institute, 1160 Pine Ave W, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, CA

Are you preparing an application for D2R | DNA to RNA funding programs? Join us, on June 10, from 11:00am to 2:00pm, for an in-person workshop to learn about the vast array of genomic solutions available to you in McGill’s ecosystem. From library prep to bioinformatics, you’ll hear from experts from McGill and Illumina on how you can incorporate end-to-end genomics workflows in your D2R-related projects.

Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) is fast becoming the standard in advancing numerous disciplines. We look forward to sharing with you all that NGS has to offer!

Attend the in-person D2R Lunch & Learn and participate in:

  • An update on relevant library prep kits and sequencing solutions
  • An overview of bioinformatic tools, conveniently accessible at your fingertips
  • A hands-on workshop to discuss incorporating genomics into your funding application

Who’s invited? This event is open to D2R community members doing RNA-related research.



Welcome and Introduction to D2R
Janet Prince, Senior Industry Liaison Officer, D2R


Planning your genomics-inspired funding applications
Jeff Gross, Sr. Territory Account Manager, Illumina


Leveraging the genomics ecosystem at McGill
Tony Kwan, Project Manager & Academic Associate, Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Institute of Genomic Medicine at McGill University

12:00pm Lunch (provided by Illumina)
1:00pm Live brainstorm with D2R, McGill and Illumina experts

Space is limited.

Confirmation emails will be provided to registered participants a few days before the event.

We look forward to your participation!

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