This past week, 850 researcher were traveling to Marco Island – despite snow storms and airport shutdowns – to mingle with like-minded, to hear about the latest advancements in sequencing technologies and software tool developments that address the sequencing analysis bottleneck, or perhaps simply to party for four consecutive days.
Four days of scientific talks, with 78 presenters
The talks were as usual of high caliber and a good mix of different applications and science:
- One of my favorite real-life application was presented by Joe deRisi (UCSF): an encephalitis use case demonstrating the value of sequencing in delivering results quickly with the potential of saving lives. Continue reading