Molecular diagnostics in cancer care:  Next generation sequencing and companion diagnostics

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Chris Corless will discuss the various platforms used for next generation sequencing and the types of molecular diagnostic tests used in the clinical laboratory, including GeneTrails panels and whole exome sequencing. He will provide examples of how these technologies have informed treatment options for cancer patients, some of the challenges of bringing this type of testing to the clinic, and the future of ‘omics’ in medicine. He will also discuss CLIA/CAP and FDA regulations in relation to these types of technologies.

Dan Snyder and Kevin Hawkins  will talk about business and regulatory considerations in the development of companion diagnostics. 

Speakers:
Chris Corless, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Pathology, Oregon Health & Science University, Director and Chief Medical Officer, Knight Diagnostic Laboratories
Dan Snyder, President and CEO, MolecularMD
Kevin Hawkins, Director, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, MolecularMD

Date: June 11, 2015

Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Location:
Collaborative Life Sciences Building
Room 3A0002
2730 Southwest Moody Avenue, Portland, OR 97201


Cost: 
Non-members: $50.00
Members: $35.00
Students: $20.00

Parking:
 

Ohsu Schnitzer Parking Lot
2600 SW Moody Ave
Portland, OR 97201

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DIRECTIONS TO OHSU SCHNITZER PARKING LOT - 2650 SW MOODY AVE., PORTLAND, OR

Schnitzer Lot is now on Google Maps! Type “Schnitzer Parking Lot, Portland,OR” into Google Maps
(maps.google.com) and click on “Directions”

From I-5 South

Take exit 299A (43/26 East Ross Island Bridge/Macadam)
At first stop light, turn right onto S.W. Curry. (Please note: This is a divided road. There will be a right turn arrow
to allow a right turn in front of the two lanes of traffic on the right.)
Turn left onto S.W. Bond.
Turn left onto S.W. Whitaker.
Turn right onto S.W. Moody Avenue. Lot is located just before the Marquam Bridge overpass.

From the west via Hwy 26

Pass through the Vista Tunnel and stay in the center lane to exit onto S.W. Market Street.
Stay on Market Street.
Cross over Naito Parkway onto S.W. Harbor Drive.
At the second light, turn left onto S.W. Harrison (SW River Pkwy).
Turn right onto S.W. Moody.
Lot is located on your left just after you pass beneath the Marquam Bridge overpass.

From the north via I-5 or from the East via Ross Island Bridge

As you cross the river on the Marquam Bridge, stay in the far right lane.
Take exit 299A to 43/Lake Oswego/Macadam. As you exit, move to the middle lane.
Follow the signs to “South Waterfront.” As the road curves to the left, stay to the left.
At the light, turn left onto S.W. Macadam.
Turn right onto S.W. Curry.
Turn left onto S.W. Bond.
Turn left onto S.W. Whitaker.
Turn right onto S.W. Moody Avenue. Lot is located just before the Marquam Bridge overpass.

From the north via I-405

Follow signs for I-405 (Salem/The Dalles.)
Take Exit 1C (S.W. 6th Ave.)
Stay in left lane and follow signs for 6th Ave./City Center/Auditorium.
Turn left onto S.W. 6th Ave .
Turn right onto S.W. Harrison.
Cross over S.W. Naito Parkway.
Turn right onto S.W. Moody Ave.
Lot is located on your left just after you pass beneath the Marquam Bridge overpass.

From Downtown Portland

Proceed south, then turn left onto S.W. Harrison Street.
Cross over Naito Parkway.
Turn right onto S.W. Moody.
Lot is located on your left just after you pass beneath the Marquam Bridge overpass.

From the south via S.W. Barbur Blvd.

Travel north on S.W. Barbur Blvd.
Exit onto S.W. Naito Parkway.
Turn right onto S.W. Harrison.
Turn right onto S.W. Moody.
Lot is located on your left just after you pass beneath the Marquam Bridge overpass.

From the south via S.W. Macadam or Sellwood Bridge

Travel north on S.W. Macadam.
Turn right onto S.W. Curry.
Turn left onto S.W. Bond.
Turn left onto S.W. Whitaker.
Turn right onto S.W. Moody Avenue. Lot is located on the right, just before the Marquam Bridge overpass.

 

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