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Individual attendees requesting P.A.C.E.® credit should use the form provided below. If you are viewing the webinar in a group setting, please use the P.A.C.E.® Group Attendance Roster, below. Each group participant is required to print and sign his or her name and email address to verify attendance. Once the webinar has concluded, the designated "Site Coordinator" must email this group attendance form to Kathleen Carmody, P.A.C.E.® Coordinator, in order for each participant to receive P.A.C.E.® credit.

 

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Development and Optimization of Genomic Analysis Pipelines Using Next Generation Sequencing Technologies

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

12:00pm Eastern

 

 

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Presenter: Raghu Metpally, PhD

Weis Center for Research, Geisinger Health System

Danville, PA


Host: N. Sertac Kip, MD, PhD

Geisinger Health System

Danville, PA

 

Description:

This webinar will introduce the basic steps of bioinformatics pipeline development process for the genomic analysis of Next Generation Sequencing data. The presentation will focus on how NGS based analysis pipelines are built, tool selection and parameter optimization, especially for variant calling approaches to generate results in clinical context.

 

Learning Objectives:

1.  Identify bioinformatics analysis pipelines and hardware selections

2.  Discuss the selection of aligners and variant callers

3.  Discuss various approaches to variant calling and optimization

4.  Describe the importance of variant filtering steps in clinical setup

 

Level of instruction: Basic

 

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.

 

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Practical Applications of Next-Generation Sequencing in Clinical Microbiology

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

1:00pm Eastern

 

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Presenter: Stephen J. Salipante, MD, PhD

University of Washington

Seattle, WA


Host: Benjamin Pinsky, MD

Stanford University School of Medicine

Stanford, CA

 

Description:

This webinar will be a discussion about current and future applications of next-generation sequencing technologies in clinical microbiology laboratories. A special focus will be placed on assays that are currently validated for clinical use.

 

Learning Objectives:

1) Recognize the major sequencing technologies currently used in clinical laboratories.

2) Describe the current applications of next-generation sequencing data in clinical laboratories.

3) Identify future opportunities for integration of next-generation sequencing technologies into clinical laboratories.

Level of Instruction:  Intermediate

 

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.

 

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NGS 101 Presentation #3: An Integrated Approach to Assay Selection and Validation

Thursday, September 10, 2015

1:00pm Eastern

 

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Presenter: Avni B. Santani, PhD

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA

 

Host: Matthew Hiemenz, MD, MS

BioReference Laboratories, Inc.

Elmwood Park, NJ

 

Description:

This webinar will provide an overview of factors important in clinical NGS test development and validation guidelines for clinical NGS tests. The professional standards and guidelines for quality and compliance that have been developed to date will be discussed and aspects such as instrument validation, assay/test validation, quality management, proficiency testing, and the use of reference materials during routine testing will be emphasized.

 

Learning Objectives:

1. Recognize the factors important in clinical NGS test development.
2. Review guidelines for optimizing and validating clinical NGS tests and platforms.
3. Prepare to implement a quality management program to ensure accurate NGS test results.

 

Level of Instruction: Basic


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.


 

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