July 22 - 29, 2018
Snowmass Village, Colorado, USA
Selection of ParticipantsThe application deadline was Tuesday, March 27, 2018. The Workshop Faculty have selected a group of 50 total participants based on the materials submitted by the applicant and by the applicant’s sponsor (mentor, program supervisor, or department head; n/a for senior scientists).
Computer Requirement All participants are required to bring a laptop to the workshop. If a participant does not have access to a laptop, they may request to borrow one for the duration of the workshop for a fee.
TransportationAll participants are responsible for transportation to and from Snowmass Village, Colorado. Snowmass Village is approximately 10 miles from Aspen, Colorado. Snowmass Village can be reached by flying into the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport or the Denver International Airport. Snowmass Village is approximately 15-20 minutes from the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport; local shuttles to/from Aspen/Pitkin Airport are provided for those staying at the Viceroy Snowmass, the conference venue. Snowmass Village is also accessible by car or shuttle from the Denver International Airport; these arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.
Workshop MaterialsParticipants will receive recommended reading prior to the workshop. Faculty members will provide abstracts of their talks along with suggested references. Laboratory Directors will provide a detailed syllabus of the material to be covered in their hands-on laboratory sessions. Trainees will receive access to a workshop-specific website with these course materials, recommended reading, general workshop information, reminders, and opportunities to network.
Faculty – Lecturers (as of 7/6/18)
Faculty – Laboratories (as of 7/6/18) Tools for Successful Gene Expression Analysis: From RNA to Real-Time RT-PCR Camilla Heinzmann, Heinzmann Coaching & Consulting, Inc., Valencia, California Maggie Soares, Heinzmann Coaching & Consulting, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada Sonia Dobias, QIAGEN, Inc., Valencia, California
From Proteins to Proteomics: Protein Purification, Fractionation, and System-wide Characterization Nicholas A. Graham, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California Parag Mallick, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
Next-Gen Sequencing Amanda Gedman, Illumina, Inc., San Diego, CaliforniaMargaret Porter, Illumina, Inc., San Diego, California
Using Genomics and Bioinformatics in Cancer Research Michael G. Edwards, Bioinfo Solutions, LLC, Parker, Colorado Robert Stearman, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana Tzu Phang, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado
CRISPR/Cas9: The Genome Editing Revolution Leigh Brody, Desktop Genetics, London, United Kingdom
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