AGBT Precision Health Conference to Host Leaders in Virology and Epidemiology on September 10-11, 2020
AGBT, the world-renowned not-for-profit provider of three prestigious conference and networking events for the leading luminaries and change-makers of the life sciences and global biotech community, to host the 5th annual AGBT Precision Health virtual meeting on September 10-11, 2020.
With 15+ speakers, the Precision Health Virtual Meeting agenda will explore a wealth of stimulating presentations, interactive workshops, dedicated networking sessions, and more. The event will also feature a virtual exhibit hall, showcasing new healthcare innovations.
Among the line-up of speakers is Howard A. Zucker, M.D., Commissioner of Health for New York State, who has been working with Governor Cuomo to manage New York State’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and has worked at the helm on such critical issues as the 2018-2019 measles outbreak, vaping-related illnesses, Legionella, the Zika virus, Ebola, and medical marijuana.
Other featured speakers include, Oliver Pybus, Professor of Evolution and Infectious Disease, University of Oxford, co-Director of the Oxford Martin School Program for Pandemic Genomics and editor-in-chief of Virus Evolution, Jemma Geoghegan, Evolutionary Biologist and Virologist, University of Otago, New Zealand, and Kristian Andersen, Director of Infectious Disease Genomics, Scripps Research Translational Institute and Vice President of the Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Consortium and the Principal Investigator of the Center for Viral Systems Biology and the West African Emerging Infectious Disease Research Center. Dr. Andersen has spearheaded several large international collaborations investigating the spread and evolution of severe human pathogens, including SARS-CoV-2, Zika, Ebola, West Nile, and Lassa.
For more information about the AGBT Precision Health Virtual Event, speakers, and virtual booths, and to register, click here.
AGBT is the world-renowned not-for-profit provider of three prestigious conference and networking events for the leading luminaries and change-makers of the life sciences and global biotech community. By providing opportunities for the global scientific community and technology industry to gather and collaborate, AGBT functions as a key player in advancing DNA sequencing technologies, driving novel applications, and furthering experimental and analytical approaches for genomic studies in the public and private sectors.
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