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2014 Webinars

FDA Laboratory Developed Test (LDT) Draft Guidance and the Potential Impact on Clinical Practice

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 1:00pm Eastern

 

Depending on how FDA finalizes its current views, the practice of medicine could be changed significantly. This webinar will provide an overview of the key concepts in the draft framework and an analysis of the potential impact on clinical practice.

 

Speakers:

  • Roger Klein, MD, JD, AMP Professional Relations Committee Chair
  • Jennifer Leib, AMP Government Relations Consultant

 

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NGS 101 Webinar #2
Viewing and Interpreting Sequencing Data: An Introduction to Genome Browsers

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 1:00pm Eastern

 

Presenter: Patrik Vitazka, MD, PhD, GeneDx, Inc, Gaithersburg, MD

Host: Christopher Watt, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

 

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Molecular Diagnostics for Global Health

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 1:00pm Eastern

 

Presenter: Ellen Jo Baron, PhD, D(ABMM), Cepheid, Sunnyvale, CA

 

Host: Benjamin Pinsky, MD, PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine

 

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AMP is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. Program and by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel.


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NGS 101 for the Clinic (will be archived in AMP Member Library)
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

 

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Presenter: Birgit H. Funke, PhD, FACMG, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

 

Host: Devon Chabot-Richards, MD, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

 

Description:

This webinar provides a basic overview on facets of clinical NGS ranging from choosing and designing test contents to NGS sample preparation, sequencing technologies and post-analytic bioinformatic data analysis. Limitations of NGS technologies and how to work around them will also be discussed. Finally, practical guidance on important considerations prior to implementing NGS for clinical applications will be presented.

 

Learning Objectives:

1.   Evaluate which NGS technology platforms match different laboratory needs.
2.   Prepare for technical limitations of NGS.
3.   Recognize the differences and commonalities between the different NGS platforms.

Level of Instruction: Beginner

 

Number of Contact hours: 1.0


AMP is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. Program and by the Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel.