Virtual Nanopore Day, Australia: Neurology/Rare Disease

Date: Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Time: 4:00 pm (AEDT)

Hear about the latest tech updates for Oxford Nanopore Technologies as well as talks from local scientists about their latest work using nanopore technology. 

There will also be an opportunity to submit questions throughout the talks which will be answered in the live Q&A session following the presentations.

We will be hosting a networking session during this virtual event via Airmeet. You will receive a unique link to join in your confirmation email after registering for the Virtual Nanopore Day, but you can sign up here to the Airmeet platform to make things even easier for you on the day. 

Please register below to attend this webinar. You will receive a confirmation of your place from events@nanoporetech.com

The agenda below is subject to change.

4:00 - 4:20 pm Welcome and Introduction Warren Bach
Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd
4:20 - 4:40 pm Nanopore, nucleic acid and neurons: Outlooks and challenges Paul Marshall
University of Queensland
4:40 - 5:00 pm Discovery and characterisation of repeat expansions in neurodevelopmental disorders Mark Corbett
University of Adelaide
5:00 - 5:15 pm Networking session (via Airmeet) & coffee break
Register here for Airmeet to make joining the session even easier on the day.
5:15 - 5:40 pm The roles of repetitive sequence in rare diseases Satomi Mitsuhashi
Tokyo Medical & Dental University
5:40 - 6:00 pm Using nanopore sequencing to resolve Haplotypes in the GBA gene in Parkinson’s patients Oscar Graham
University of Otago
6:00 - 6:20 pm Characterising neuropsychiatric risk genes with Nanopore sequencing Mike Clark
The University of Melbourne
6:20 pm Closing remarks Warren Bach
Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd