ASHG Virtual Annual Meeting

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American Society of Human Genetics

Program Dates: October 18-22, 2021

9:00 – 6:30 pm EDT

*Virtual format

Event Overview

The ASHG 2021 Annual Meeting will bring the global human genetics and genomics research community together for multiple days of cutting-edge science across all areas of human genetics. As part of the fee to register, you get to enjoy multiple days of great content including a special forum for professional development and technology showcases, October 12-14. ASHG is partnering with WebsEdge to produce ASHG TV, a unique platform to learn about cutting-edge research and science, as well as draw attention to the hard work of human genetics professionals. The meeting will feature both live and pre-recorded sessions. A list of approved sessions for CME/CEU and the number of credits are available on our Accreditation page.

NanoString Activities

Professional Development and Industry Forum (Oct. 12-14)

Date: Thursday, Oct. 14 | 11:30 – 12:30 am ET

NanoString Ecosystem of Open Source and BaseSpace Tools for GeoMx Data Analysis”


Prajan Divaker, PhD, Senior Product Enablement Scientist, NanoString Technologies
Nicole Ortego, PhD, Bioinformatics Scientist, NanoString Technologies

Industry Education Session

Joseph Beechem, Ph.D. NanoString CSO and SVP

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 19 | 2:30 – 3:30 pm ET

“Spatial Organ Atlas:  Whole Transcriptome Spatial Profiling of functional substructures in human organs using GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler”

Speaker: Joseph Beechem, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer and Senior VP of R&D

ASHG Industry Solutions – Live CoLab

ASHG Industry Solutions – Live CoLab

Date: Wednesday, Oct. 20 | 2:30 – 3 pm ET

“Uncovering the Interactive Spatial Molecular Networks of the Normal Lymph Node with GeoMx DSP Whole Transcriptome Spatial Profiling”

Speaker: Christopher Mason, PhD, Weill Cornell Medicine

ASHG Industry Solutions – Live CoLab

Date: Thursday, Oct. 21 | 12:30 – 1 pm ET

“Spatial Whole Transcriptional Profiling of functional substructures in human organs using Digital Spatial Profiling”

Speakers: Joseph Beechem, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer & SVP of R&D and Gary Schroth, PhD, Distinguished Scientist and VP at Illumina

Industry Lightening Talk

Date: Thursday, Oct. 21 | 2:30 – 3 pm ET

“The NanoString Spatial Molecular Imager: true single cell, multi-omic, high-plex imaging in FFPE tissue”

Speaker: Ian Ross, Product Manager, SMI, NanoString Technologies

Join us after hours to test your knowledge and beat the clock with three rounds of trivia including scientific content, pop-culture, awesome prizes, networking, and more!

NanoString Posters at ASHG 2021