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LIVE Twitter Chat Featuring Next-Generation Sequencing Expert from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Date:7/18/2013

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013

WHAT: The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has partnered with ARUP Laboratories to host a live Twitter chat discussing the latest news and clinical developments regarding the use of next-generation genome sequencing to enhance diagnostic evaluation of genetic disorders. The chat, coined #LabChatter, will feature Avni Santani, PhD, scientific director of the Molecular Genetics Lab at CHOP. Judy O’Rourke, editor of CLP magazine and Monica Heger, reporter from GenomeWeb will moderate the event.

WHEN: Friday, July 19 at 1:00p.m. ET

WHERE: Twitter by using the hashtag #LabChatter. Follow along and participate by asking your next-generation sequencing questions.

Follow: @ARUPLabs @ChopLabs @editorCLPmag @gensilencing

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About Dr. Avni Santani
Avni Santani, PhD, has over seven years of experience in molecular diagnostic testing. She obtained her PhD at Texas A&M University and her clinical laboratory training in genetics at The Children’s hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Santani holds specialty board certifications in Clinical Molecular Genetics and Clinical Cytogenetics. Her primary focus is on new test development and adoption of next generation sequencing technologies for diagnostic testing. Dr. Santani has experience in developing diagnostic tests for over 100 disease genes implicated in disorders such as hearing loss, epilepsy, Noonan syndrome, Rett syndrome, paraganglioma, neuroblastoma and others. Her training and experience make her an expert in a wide variety of genetic disorders, molecular biology applications and genomics.

About Judy O’Rourke
Judy O’Rourke has been chief editor at of Clinical Lab Products magazine for 2 years. Prior to CLP, Judy served as managing editor for two magazines in the medical market and worked as a staff reporter for a newspaper.

About Monica Heger
Monica Heger covers the trade and trends of next-generation sequencing technology and its emerging use in the clinic for GenomeWeb.

About ARUP Laboratories
Founded in 1984, ARUP Laboratories is a leading national reference laboratory and a nonprofit enterprise of the University of Utah and its Department of Pathology. ARUP offers more than 3,000 tests and test combinations, ranging from routine screening tests to esoteric molecular and genetic assays. ARUP serves clients across the United States, including many of the nation’s top university teaching hospitals and children’s hospitals, as well as multihospital groups, military and other government facilities. ®

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