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Oct 21–22, 2020

Inspiration from the RNA universe

Join us for our RNA-seq virtual conference from Oct 21–22, 2020

Explore the exciting RNA universe in our RNA-seq virtual conference! Join us from October 21–22, 2020, for an insightful journey of live and recorded scientific application and research webinars by QIAGEN’s RNA-seq experts and invited external speakers. In addition, you, the research community, have a chance to share your science with the world through showcasing your research poster or PowerPoint presentation in our Virtual Research Presentation Gallery, or by giving a short, live talk about your research, followed by Q&A, in one of our oral presentation sessions. This conference is free and registration is required only for attending our Featured Webinars and Short, Live Research Talks (access to the Virtual Research Presentation Gallery does not require registration).

Top 5 reasons to attend:
  1. Share your research findings globally in a poster, PowerPoint presentation or live talk
  2. Engage with the RNA-seq research community through shared insights
  3. Expand your knowledge of the latest RNA-seq research developments
  4. Discover novel RNA-seq technologies to advance your research
  5. Learn from the experts in the field through interesting webinars, talks, presentations and posters

Featured webinars

From miRNA-seq, high-throughout 3’ RNA-seq and gene expression analysis to SARS-CoV-2 epidemiology and metatranscriptomics, our featured webinars dive into the diverse applications of RNA-seq.
Browse through our expanding list of confirmed live and recorded webinars and click on the links below to read the abstract and register:

October 21, 2020

9:00 a.m. EDT
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Next-generation rRNA removal: Evolution of new technologies for mammalian, bacterial, plant and yeast samples

Speaker: Jonathan Shaffer, Ph.D., M.B.A., Director, R&D, QIAGEN

11:00 a.m. EDT
Speaker
Getting your project timelines back on track with QIAGEN Genomics Services

Speaker: Raphael Werding, MS., Sr. Product Manager, Genomic Services, QIAGEN

1:00 p.m. EDT
Speaker
Chronic arsenic exposure and type II diabetes: The role of prolonged changes in the NRF2 transcriptome

Speakers: Matthew Dodson, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Arizona and Raphael Werding, MS., Sr. Product Manager, Genomic Services, QIAGEN

3:00 p.m. EDT
Speaker
Using targeted RNA panels for SARS-CoV-2 identification and host gene expression studies

Speaker: Samuel Rulli, Ph.D., Associate Director, Global Product Management, Genomics, QIAGEN

October 22, 2020

9:00 a.m. EDT
Speaker
QIAseq comprehensive solutions to study SARS-CoV-2 and its effects on the host

Speaker: Brian Dugan, M.S., Associate Director, Global Product Management, Genomics, QIAGEN

11:00 a.m. EDT
Speaker
Maximizing low-input, low-quality samples for RNA-seq: From single cell to high-throughput targeted sequencing

Speaker: Sujash Chatterjee, Ph.D., Sr. Application Specialist, QIAGEN

1:00 p.m. EDT
Speaker
The importance of rRNA removal for RNA-seq applications involving viruses, host responses and metatranscriptomics

Speaker: Samuel Rulli, Ph.D., Associate Director, Global Product Management, Genomics, QIAGEN

3:00 p.m. EDT
Speaker
miRNA-seq: Tools to interrogate a class of gene expression master regulators

Speaker: Samuel Rulli, Ph.D., Associate Director, Global Product Management, Genomics, QIAGEN

Call for poster presentations and short, live talks from the scientific community

Convey your exciting research to your peers and let them know how you’ve used QIAGEN RNA-seq technologies! You can be selected to present a poster, PowerPoint presentation or give a live 10-minute talk on your research using one or more QIAGEN RNA-seq technologies. Simply submit a <1000 character abstract by Friday, September 25, 2020. If selected, your poster, PowerPoint presentation or short talk presentation are due by Friday, October 9, 2020.

Note that all of the above presentations are required in English. Fluency in English is a prerequisite to be considered a presenter for the talk sessions. Full instructions for the submission of abstracts and preparation of final posters, PowerPoint presentations and short talk can be found here.

Submit your abstract for consideration

What type of presentation should I submit?

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Virtual Research Presentation Gallery: Poster or PowerPoint
  • Include up to 20 slides for the PowerPoint presentation
  • Presentations and posters remain posted in Virtual Research Presentation Gallery throughout the conference and throughout 2020 on our conference website
  • Receive questions and comments about your poster/presentation from conference attendees via email
  • Attendance during the conference is not required.
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Oral Presentation Sessions: Live, short talk
  • Present your research to a live audience in a moderated presentation session with up to 3 other talks
  • Live, 10-min presentation followed by 3–5 minutes of Q&A with attendees
  • Your recorded presentation will remain accessible to conference attendees throughout 2020 on our conference site
  • You must be available on the assigned day and presentation time on either October 21 or October 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. EDT.

Questions about the virtual conference?

Please contact Joby Chesnick, Event Organizer and Sr. Global Marketing Manager