Career Center

SoMCC Event

Title:

 

Genome Analysis Technologies: Implications for Research, Training and the Future of Medicine

Date:   Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Time:  

2:30-3:00 PM (Sign-in/Check-in)
3:00-6:00 PM (Symposium)
6:00-7:00 PM (Reception)

Location:   Fisher Conference Center, Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
Sponsor:  

SoMCC

Event details:  

Program Agenda

2:30 – 3:00pm: Sign-in/Check-in

3:00 – 3:15pm: Introductions

3:15– 4:15pm: Overview of the Industry, Technologies, & Companies

  • Client interface (i.e. direct-to-consumer, pharma, clinician)
  • Compatibility (i.e. collective, cooperative, competition)

4:15 – 4:30pm: Break

4:30 – 5:00pm: Rationale for Research Funding: Govt. & Private Investment

  • Promoting scientific and technological advancement
  • Expanding jobs/employment
  • Significant opportunity for returns

5:00 – 5:30pm: Promise & Potential

  • Greater precision
  • Improved healthcare
  • Decreased healthcare spending         

5:30 – 6:00pm: Implications

  • Practice of medicine - counseling and clinical adoption
  • Training of physicians and scientists- approaches/methods
  • Research initiatives & directions - examples and prospects
  • Privacy & protection - navigating uncharted waters


PANELISTS:   
Rade Drmanac, Chief Science Office and Co-founder, Complete Genomics

Kelly Ormond, Associate Professor of Genetics, and Director, MS in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling, Stanford

Mike Snyder, Chair of Genetics, Stanford University

Stephen Turner, Founder, Pacific Biosciences

Vance Vanier, Chief Medical Officer, Navigenics

MODERATORS:
Moira Gunn, Host of Tech Nation, National Public Radio
Robert Lee Kilpatrick, Partner, TVG LLC

     
Additional information and/or registration:  

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED:

Stanford community participants (requires Stanford email address & ID), please register here.

Non-Stanford participants, please register here.

Complimentary event parking is available at Galvez Field (corner of Galvez Street and Campus Drive) across Campus Drive from the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center. Map

 

For questions, contact: somcareers@stanford.edu.

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