GenomeWeb Webinar with IGENOMIX

GenomeWeb Webinar with IGENOMIX

NGS Library Preparation for Carrier Screening Using Acoustic Liquid Handling

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Speaker: Pere Mir Pardo Ph.D., Laboratory Manager, Central Lab in Igenomix

BiographyPere Mir Pardo has a degree in sciences from the University of Valencia (Spain) and a master’s degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction from the same university. His PhD is related to the introduction of array-CGH technology for clinical practice in Preimplantation Genetic Screening. He is particularly interested in the introduction of new technologies in reproductive genetics: specifically, carrier genetic screening programs, non-invasive prenatal testing, and preimplantation genetic analysis. During 2013 and 2014, he was the laboratory director at Igenomix India. He has served as the laboratory manager of the Central Lab at Igenomix Headquarters since 2015.

Speaker: Iain Russell Ph.D., Senior Product Manager, Labcyte inc.

BiographyIain Russell has more than 15 years of experience in the life sciences industry and the genomics field. Iain joined Labcyte in May of 2017 and currently manages the Echo Liquid Handler product line, a series of instruments that enables the touchless transfer of nanoliter liquid volumes with extreme accuracy and precision. Prior to joining Labcyte, Iain managed a variety of technologies including microarray- and qPCR-related instruments and consumables. Iain completed his PhD graduate work with a focus on gene expression at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany, prior to completing a post-doc at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the cell cycle biology field.