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GGBC Seminar : COVID19/SARS-CoV-2 Webinar – Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 at 12:00 PM


GGBC Seminar : COVID19/SARS-CoV-2 Webinar – Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 at 12:00 PM


The GGBC invites you to join us Wednesday, August 4th for a webinar on sequencing and bioinformatics approaches used to analyze SARS-CoV-2 data.

Speakers from Illumina, IDbyDNA and UGA will be presenting.

This promises to be an interesting and informative series of talks for those interested in the latest short read sequencing approaches used for the analysis and epidemiological surveillance of SARs-CoV-2 variants.


Schedule of talks:

12:00pm – 12:40pm
Kelly Hoon
Executive Sales Specialist
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Illumina COVIDSeq Test (RUO) and additional methods for SARS-CoV-2 surveillance, including requirements, workflow, and analysis.


Benjamin Briggs, MD, Ph.D.
Director of Medical and Scientific Affairs
Precision Metagenomics: use cases and capabilities of the Respiratory Pathogen ID/AMR Enrichment Panel (RPIP)


Justin Bahl, Ph.D.
Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Associate Professor
University of Georgia
Molecular epidemiology of pandemics: Lessons learned and remaining challenges


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Upcoming GGBC-Sponsored Webinar: NanoString Technologies – Wednesday March 17th, 2021 at 10:30 AM

GGBC-Sponsored Webinar – Nanostring Technologies  

Please join us for a Zoom webinar with NanoString Technologies on Wed. March 17th at 10:30 AM to learn about the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler and its application in transcriptome-wide gene and protein expression from targeted tissue areas.

Registration information can be found in the attached flyer.

Georgia GeoMx DSP Seminar r2


GGBC Genomics Webinar – Wednesday February 10, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Illumina GGBC logos

Invite you to a

Genomics Webinar


The Sequencing Power of NextSeq 2000 and Patterned Flow Cells

Please plan to join us and learn about the sequencing options available on our newly acquired instrument, the NextSeq 2000. Matt Angel, sequencing specialist at Illumina, Inc will be discussing both single cell and whole genome applications as well as new kit offerings from Illumina:

  • Overview and cost benefit of NextSeq 2000 sequencing
  • New RNA-Seq suite of library preps
  • RVOP2 & Respiratory Pathogen Panel
  • New DNA PCR-Free Tagmentation kit
  • Using NextSeq 2000 sequencing for scRNAseq and ATAseq

Date: Wednesday, Februry 10        Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Registration is required. Attendees will have the opportunity to enter a GGBC contest to win Free Sequencing! Details given after the seminar.