“Careers in High-throughput Sequencing” by illumina on 8/11 #UCDavis

From the inter tubes:

Dear Colleagues,

Davis Postdoc Entrepreneurship and Career group (DPEC) – Knowledge Exchange and Bioinformatics Core will co-host a seminar, “Careers in High-throughput Sequencing”, by Tony Dodge (MSc) and Drew Kebbel (MSc) of Illumina.

Careers in High-throughput Sequencing

Join us for a conversation with Illumina to learn about the future of High-throughput Sequencing in careers in research, emerging markets and entrepreneurship. Tony and Drew will discuss:

  • Career opportunities and applications of High-throughput Sequencing in various markets such as companion diagnostics in drug development, clinical neonatal testing, consumer genomics and bioinformatics, etc.
  • The Illumina Accelerator Program, an incubation program in Mission Bay, San Francisco, which provides entrepreneurial support, seed funding, technology access, and venture capital networks to startups with High-throughput Sequencing applications.

This talk is intended for anyone who is interested in high-throughput sequencing and entrepreneurship; all backgrounds are welcome!

Speakers: Tony Dodge (MSc), Executive Business Specialist at Illumina and Drew Kebbel (MSc), Sequencing Sales Specialist at Illumina

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016 12:30 pm –2 pm (Networking and refreshments to follow)

Location: Auditorium 1005, Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility (GBSF), UC Davis campus.

Please RSVP here!

If you have any questions, contact us at dpec .

Illumina_Careers in Sequencing_July2016.pdf

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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