Leicester Single Cell Biology Symposium 2019

Single Cell Symposium 2019


Leicester Single Cell Biology Symposium 2019

George Davies Centre, University of Leicester

15 Lancaster Rd, Leicester LE1 7HA

9th April 2019

***Free prize draw with Amazon vouchers for delegates***


09:00 to 09:30: Registration with Coffee and biscuits

9:30-9:40 Nic Sylvius, Reshma Vaghela “Introduction and Welcome”

Morning Session

  • 09:40-10:00 Ross Jackson, University of Leicester, “Using single cell RNA sequencing as a biomarker for resistance to immuno-chemotherapy in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)”
  • 10:00-10:20 Sophia SheikhUniversity of Leicester"Uncovering myocardial-related effects of valproate in post-operative organ injury at the single-cell level"
  • 10:20-10:50 Lia Chappell, Wellcome Sanger Institute, "Sequencing thousands of single cells in parallel at low cost"


10:50-11:10 Coffee – Refreshment


Sample preparation for single cell analysis

  • 11:10-11:30, Adam Peltan, NEB, "High sensitivity full-length single cell RNA-sequencing"
  • 11:30-11:50, Aimee Tyler, Miltenyi Biotec, “The Importance of Sample Preparation for Single Cell Genomics”
  • 11:50-12:10, Tonya McSherry, Illumina, "Exploring Biological System at Single Cell Resolution with Illumina Sequencing"
  • 12:10-12:30, Stephen Hague, 10x Genomics, "Single Cell Genomics and Proteomics using 10X Genomics Technology"


12:30-14:00 Lunch – Buffet


Single cell omic data analysis

  • 14:00-14:30 Raheleh Rahbari Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, "Single-Cell Heterogeneity in Human body and its Relation to Disease"
  • 14:30-14:50 Simit Patel, Partek Incorporated, “Single Cell RNA-Seq Data Analysis Made Simple”


Single cell omics, current and emerging technologies

  • 14:50-15:10, Stephen Hague, 10x Genomics, “Spatial Transcriptomics”
  • 15:10-15:30 Sphere Fluidics, Next Generation Picodroplet Technology to Advance Single Cell Analysis
  • 15:30-15:50 Steve Elliston, Bio-Rad, “Droplet Digital PCR Technology in Single Cell Analysis”
  • 15:50-16:00, Nic Sylvius, Reshma Vaghela,Conclusions

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