Ancillary, Organization, and Industry Events & Receptions
Monday, October 18
A day dedicated to posters including sessions, talks, and networking opportunities! All posters have an interactive chat box where you can interact with authors during the times below.
Five poster sessions with 350 authors per session, spanning many time zones:
Poster Session A: 9:30am – 10:30am
Poster Session B: 11:30am – 12:30pm
Poster Session C: 1:30pm – 2:30pm
Poster Session D: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Poster Session E: 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Watch the four Poster Talk sessions during the breaks and then visit those authors to ask your follow-up questions! Poster authors will not be available during the poster Talks.
Ancillary Events are non-ASHG sponsored events such as business meetings, receptions, industry meet-and-greets, or networking/social hours. These are sessions, roundtables, open houses, and receptions by organizations and companies in human genetics and genomics. You can start or end your day with these events to learn even more and network with colleagues. Click the link to join each event!
|9:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT||Using the Ensembl genome browser to interrogate disease-associated variants|
|12:00 pm-5:00 pm EDT||Pharmacogenomics Global Research Network (PGRN) 2021 Symposium & Posters|
|12:30 PM – 1:15 PM EDT||Building Global Reference Maps: How Can We Encourage More Representative Research?|
|1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT||NHGRI Training & Career Development Funding Opportunities|
|1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT||PacBio: Improving Human Health through Genomics with Highly Accurate Long Reads|
|1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT||KPN: Genetic, epigenomic, and functional approaches to identifying effector genes for complex diseases|
|2:00 PM – 3:15 PM EDT||UCSC Genome Browser Open House – LIVE Q&A|
Meet the Speaker Inspiration Lounges start today! Continue the conversation by joining speakers and moderators from select invited sessions to ask follow-up questions or share your thoughts on the research discussed. Joining the virtual inspiration lounge is a great way to connect with your colleagues to network and share what you learned!
|9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT||Introduction to the Novacyt Group|
|9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT||Oxford Nanopore Technologies: Pre-ASHG Seminar – Gain a comprehensive picture of the human genome with nanopore sequencing|
|12:30 PM – 1:00 PM EDT||Fireside Chat with PacBio: With Long Reads and Short Reads, the Possibilities are Endless|
|2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EDT||Gabriella Miller Kids First Data Resource Center presents: A Kids First Information Session at the 2021 ASHG Annual Meeting, Presented by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia|
|5:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT||Meet the Speakers Inspiration Lounge: Defining target genes in complex disease: A roadmap to precision medicine
Speakers: Laura Fachal, Judy Cho, Yang Luo, Nikos Panousis, Robert Plenge, Tuuli Lappalainen
|5:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT||Meet the Speakers Inspiration Lounge: Leveraging 150,000 whole genome sequences from the UK Biobank to transform pharmaceutical research
Speakers: Mary Helen Black, Bjarni Halldórsson, Katherine Smith
Wednesday, October 20
Fun and games start this evening! Join pub style trivia tonight with Nanostring Technologies. Or learn more about genomics and precision health at the National Academies Roundtable. If you’re a UCSF alum, join the reception.
|9:30 AM – 10:30 AM EDT||Meet the Genetics editors from Nature Portfolio journals|
|5:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT||Meet the Speakers Inspiration Lounge: N-of-1 precision medicine in the era of antisense oligonucleotide therapeutics
Speakers: Timothy Yu, Wendy Chung, Stan Crooke, Robert Brown, Elizabeth Berry-Kravis
|5:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT||Meet the Speakers Inspiration Lounge: Stakeholder perspectives on ethical and social implications of using clinical polygenic risk scores through embedded ELSI research
Speakers: Noura Abul-Husn, Ellen Clayton, Maya Sabatello, Sabrina Suckiel, Anna Lewis
|7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT||NanoString Technologies Presents: So You Think You’re a Genomics Genius? Pub-Style Trivia Night|
|7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT||Realizing the Full Potential of Health for All Through Genomics and Precision Health: A discussion with the National Academies Genomics Roundtable|
|9:00 PM – 11:00 PM EDT||UCSF Gathering at ASHG 2021|
Thursday, October 21
There’s another chance at trivia tonight, hosted by QIAGEN!
|9:30 AM – 10:00 AM EDT||EpigenDx: Epigenetics in the A.M.|
|5:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT||Meet the Speakers Inspiration Lounge: Cross-ancestry genomic research: Time to bridge the gap
Speakers: Sandra Sanchez-Roige, Hae Kyung Im, Yanyu Liang, Tian Ge, Minoli Perera, Janitza Montalvo-Ortiz
|5:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT||Meet the Speakers Inspiration Lounge: Workforce diversity in genomics: Equity and the meaning of inclusion
Speakers: Sandra Lee, Stephanie Fullerton, Vence Bonham, Nanibaa’ Garrison, Consuelo Wilkins
|7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT||QIAGEN Trivia Night|
Friday, October 22
|9:00 AM – 10:30 AM EDT||Using the PhenX Toolkit to design studies optimized for data sharing|