WGS Symposium 2016

The IFSH Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) for Food Safety Symposium on September 28, 29 and 30 at Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge acted as a catalyst for participants to learn about the fast developing technologies for Whole-Genome Sequencing, the specific applications and benefits of the IFSH WGS project and the services it provides for the food industry, and more. You can view the final program here.   

Whole Genome Sequencing Symposium Presentations 

Ivan Liachko - PRESIDENT/CEO OF PHASE GENOMICS, INC. &
RESEARCH SCIENTIST

University of Washington Genome Sciences

Jean-François Pombert - ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGY

Illinois Institute of Technology, Biology Department

The WGS Project at IFSH: Obstacles, Opportunities and an Outlook
Behzad Imanian - PROJECT LEADER, IFSH WGS INITIATIVE
Illinois Institute of Technology, Institute for Food Safety and Health

Ruth Timme - RESEARCH MICROBIOLOGIST
Hugh Rand - SUPERVISORY MATHEMATICAL STATISTICIAN AT FDA

Food and Drug Administration

Richard Higby – GLOBAL DIRECTOR OF OPERATION FOR MICROBIOLOGY
Covance Food Solutions

Whole Genome Sequencing Symposium Sponsors  

IFSH thanks the Whole Genome Sequencing Symposium sponsors.  For more information on our sponsors, see the Whole Genome Sequencing Symposium Sponsors Contact Sheet