Lorentz Center - Karyotyping: from microscope to array - II from 28 Jan 2009 through 30 Jan 2009
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    Karyotyping: from microscope to array - II
    from 28 Jan 2009 through 30 Jan 2009

 
To the participants in the Workshop Karyotyping: from microscope to array II

Program

 

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

 

09:00 09:30 Welcome and registration

 

09:30 09:35 Welcome by Martje Kruk, manager of the Lorentz Center &

Martijn Breuning, on behalf of Nicole de Leeuw and Claudia Ruivenkamp,

meeting organizers

 

9:35 11:00 Application of microarray analysis in the clinic

Chair: Martijn Breuning

 

Speaker: Gunnar Houge, Bergen, Norway

Title: The use of SNP-chip arrays in routine cytogenetic diagnostics

Abstract

Speaker: Jacqueline Schoumans, Stockholm, Sweden

Title: CNV Detection in developmental delay: The Karolinska experience

Abstract

 

Speaker: Bert de Vries, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Title: New microdeletion / duplication phenotypes.

Abstract

 

11:00 11:30 Coffee

 

11:30 11:50 Speakers: Bert Eussen, Hannie Douben en Annelies de Klein

Title: Detection of copy number variation and allelic events.
Abstract

 

11:50 13:00 Workshop ECARUCA:

Speakers: Conny van Ravenswaay, Rita Dirks, Nicole de Leeuw

 

13:00 14:00 Lunch

 

14:00 15:30 Workshop data analysis:

Tutors: Klaas Kok, Birgitte Sikkema-Radatz,

Conny van Ravenswaay

 

15:30 16:00 Tea

 

16:00 17:30 Participants present overview of techniques and results from their center + cases

 

Max. 15 min. speaking time, 3 min. discussion

Amsterdam, AMC; Amsterdam VUMC; Gent; Groningen; Leiden *

 

17:30 18:30 Wine and cheese party

 

20:00 Invited speakers dinner in town (restaurant La Cloche)

 

 

Thursday, January 29, 2009 - Workshop

 

09:00 10:30 Application of microarray analysis in neoplasia

Chair: Jacqueline Schoumans

 

Speaker: Bauke Ylstra, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Title: Array CGH in oncology for diagnosis and patient treatment

Abstract

 

Speaker: Karoly Szuhai, Leiden, The Netherlands

Title:

 

Speaker: Jules Meijerink, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Title: Novel genetic abnormalities in pediatric T-cell ALL

by array-CGH

 

10:30 11:00 Coffee

 

11:00 12:30 Workshop DECIPHER:

Speakers: Nigel Carter, Shola Richards

 

12:30 13:30 Lunch

 

13:30 15:00 Workshop data analysis:

Tutor: Joris Vermeesch

 

15:00 15:30 Tea

 

15:30 17:00 Participants present overview of techniques and results from their center + cases

 

Max. 15 min. speaking time, 3 min. discussion

Leuven; Maastricht; Nijmegen; Rotterdam; Utrecht *

 

19.00 Workshop dinner in town (Restaurant de Bijlen)

 

 

Friday, January 30, 2009

 

09:00 10:30 New developments in diagnostic DNA analysis

Chair: Claudia Ruivenkamp

 

Speaker: Nigel Carter, Cambridge, England

Title: CNVs, array-CGH and next generation sequencing

Abstract

 

Speaker: Johan den Dunnen, Leiden, the Netherlands

Title:

 

Speaker: Ies Nijman, Utrecht, the Netherlands

 Title:  Characterizing Structural Genome Variation In Mammalian Genomes With Optical and Paired-End Maps

Abstract

 

10:30 11:00 Coffee

 

11:00 12:30 Development of guidelines, quality assessment, ring studies

Chair: Nicole de Leeuw

 

Participants are invited to bring cases, for example: unexpected findings, deletion of known tumor suppressor genes, non-paternity, etc.

 

12:30 13:30 Lunch

 

13:30 15:00 Workshop data analysis:

Tutors: Rolph Pfundt, Claudia Ruivenkamp, Nicole de Leeuw

 

15:00 15:30 Tea

 

15:30 17:00 Summary and final discussions, closure by Martijn Breuning

 

 

*) The presentations on work in the different centers should include the following data:

Which platform(s)? How many patients studied? Selection of patients? Prenatal? Workflow, criteria what is considered an aberration, results, interesting cases.

 

Please be aware that 15 minutes are short, be brief!



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