WYMM Tour: Atlanta

February 27, 2024, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

WYMM Tour: Atlanta

February 27, 2024, 9:00 - 4:00 pm EST - Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Generate ultra-rich data for answers with impact.

Who says you can’t see it all? With a comprehensive view of structural variants and methylation, nanopore technology powers the bigger and bolder research questions you’ve always wanted to ask.​​

Join us on Tuesday, February 27th, 2024 at the Emory Conference Center Hotel to hear from local experts who are breaking new ground in human genomics, using nanopore technology.​​​

What you're missing matters. Stay on top of what's next.​

Aside from talks ranging from human genomics for rare disease, to sequencing for cancer research, the full-day agenda will include networking breaks, Q&A, product displays, and opportunities to engage with your peers and nanopore experts.

Please note that this is an in-person event.

There is no delegate fee for this event, but registration is required. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Your place at this event will be confirmed via email from events@nanoporetech.com.



Atlanta, GA, United States

9:00 am — 5 :00 pm EST

Agenda (subject to change)


9:00 — 9:30 am


9:30 — 9:45 am ​

Executive welcome

Kim Fitzgerald, Oxford Nanopore Technologies

9:45 — 10:15 am ​

Nanopore sequencing, the latest and greatest updates

Gregory Gonye, Oxford Nanopore Technologies

10:15 — 10:45 am ​

Assessing and improving Oxford Nanopore Technologies’ sequencing platform for foodborne bacterial surveillance

Peyton Smith, CDC

10:45 — 11:00 am ​

Coffee Break

11:00 — 11:30 am ​

Long-read RNA sequencing identifies region- and sex-specific C57BL/6J mouse brain mRNA isoform expression and usage

Brittany Lasseigne, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Heersink School of Medicine

11:30 am — 12:00 pm ​

Multi-Omics data analysis in prostate cancer utilizing nanopore long-read sequencing

Jonathan Zhao, Emory University

12:00 — 1:00 pm


1:00 — 1:30 pm

Tick genomics – progress towards tick genome assembly and annotation best practices

Katie Dillon, University of Georgia

1:30 — 2:00 pm

Delivering the future of pathogen genomics

Aaron Pomerantz & Matt Attreed, Oxford Nanopore Technologies

2:00 — 2:15 pm


2:15 — 2:45 pm

Leveraging portable technology to expand global Influenza A Virus and SARS-CoV-2 genomic surveillance

Matthew Keller, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2:45 — 3:00 pm​


3:00 - 5:00 pm