DSTL UK real-time conference programme

Duncan Clark blackhole at abuse.plus.com
Fri Jul 23 02:29:36 EST 2004


The program for the DSTL real-time conference in the UK in September is as follows:

2nd International Conference on Real-Time PCR applications
Preliminary Oral Programme

Tuesday 14th September
Instrumentation, Optimisaton, Oligonucleotides and Probe Systems

Chairman: Prof Tom Brown

Time    Title   Speaker
9.30 - 10.30    Opening Address:        Prof Kary Mullis
10.30 - 11.00   Posters, Exhibition and Coffee
11.00 - 11.45   Optimisation from the beginning Dr. N.J. Burbidge
11.45 - 12.30   Removal of contaminating DNA before RT-PCR by a new double-strand DNA-specific nuclease Dr. M. Elde
12.30 - 13.15   LightCycler2 : Built on experience, designed for the future.    Dr. A. Palmer
13.15 - 14.15   LUNCH
14.15 - 15.00   Keynote presentation: Recent developments in DNA sequence recognition   Prof Tom Brown
15.00 - 15.45   Truncation of oligonucleotide primers confers specificity on real-time PCR assays       Dr. H. Hird
15.45 - 16.15   Posters, Exhibition and Tea
16.15 - 17.00   Real-time PCR reagents; the look inside Dr. M Span
17.00 - 17.45   A bioluminescent assay for real-time nucleic acid amplification technologies    Dr L. Tisi
17.45 - 18.45   LightCycler2 :Live demonstration        Dr. A. Palmer
19.30   DINNER

Wednesday 15th September
Applications

Chairman: Prof Carl Wittwar

Time    Title   Speaker
9.30 - 10.30    Keynote presentation: TBC       Prof Carl Wittwar
10.30 - 11.15   A ProbeLibrary of 90 real-time PCR probes detects all 37.000 human transcripts  Dr. M. Noerholm
11.15 - 11.45   Posters, Exhibition and Coffee
11.45 - 12.30   Oligonucleotide microarrays generated from hydrolysis PCR probe sequences       Dr Philip Day
12.30 - 13.15   Reagents and tools for qPCR: BioRad's approach for achieving optimal results    Dr. J. Kamni
13.15 - 14.15   LUNCH
14.15 - 15.00   Point-of-care diagnostics: HyBeacon probes      Dr D French
15.00 - 15.45   LightCycler2 : Real applications on a real-time PCR instrument  Dr. O. Gullam
15.45 - 16.15   Posters, Exhibition and Tea
16.15 - 17.00   Real-time PCR impact on control of nosocomial infections        TBC
17.00 - 19.00   Cepheid workshop
19.30   GALA CONFERENCE DINNER


Thursday 16th September
Future Technologies

Chairman: Dr Carol Stone

Time    Title   Speaker
9.00 - 9.45     Keynote presentation:   Dr Carol Stone
9.45 - 10.30    PCR microfluidic studies to mTAS applications   Dr Philip Day
10.30 - 11.00   Posters, Exhibition and Coffee
11.00 - 11.45   TBC     TBC
11.45 - 12.30   Real-time PCR systems for Rapid Identification  Dr. Mike Hill
12.30 - 12.45   Closing Remarks
12.45 - 14.00   LUNCH



2nd International Conference on Real-Time PCR applications
Preliminary Poster Programme

Title   Authors
Optoelectronics for the Rapid and Sensitive Fluorogenic Polymerase Chain Reaction in Defence Applications       Michael Andreou
        David Cleary
        Nicki Chatwell
        Lara
        Fiona Phillips
        Gail Harrison
        Dave Squirrell


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Duncan Clark
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