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Update from the ACMG Meeting in Charlotte

Posted by Myra I. Roche on March 28, 2012

Although off to a slow start, the pace of the ACMG meeting has begun to rev up as the participants begin to round the second lap.  But if the finish line is analogous to reaching a consensus about reporting results from whole exome or whole genome sequencing, it is clear that several laps remain.   Cars, I mean, participants were jockeying for position in the open forum session last night Read the rest of this entry »

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The ACMG Meeting in Charlotte: Geneticists Start Your Engines!

Posted by Myra I. Roche on March 21, 2012

Beginning next week, we will be reporting on interesting topics from the American College of Medical Genetics Meeting which will be held beginning March 28-31, 2012, in Charlotte, North Carolina.  We will also be posting about the short course (Tuesday, March, 27) entitled “Next Generation Sequencing: Clinical Utility, Laboratory Implementation and Bioinformatics Analysis” which promises to be a fun-filled, seven hour marathon session exploring every nook and cranny of nextgen sequencing.  Hope they’ll at least provide us with some cookies.

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Tell Us What You Think!

Posted by Myra I. Roche on March 20, 2012

Do you think people should be able to obtain incidental WES results? Click to vote in the poll.

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