Nanopore Day, Montreal 2023

November 7, 2023, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Montreal, Canada

Event overview

Join us for Nanopore Day, Montreal, to hear the latest news and developments from top researchers using nanopore technology in their work.

The full agenda will be posted soon, and will include networking breaks for opportunities to ask questions of nanopore experts, see products on display, and discuss your applications.

Please note that this is an in-person event.

There is no delegate fee for this event, but registration is required. Your place at this event will be confirmed via email from



09:00 am — 4:00 pm ET

Agenda (subject to change)

09:00 — 09:30 am

Registration and breakfast

09:30 — 10:00 am

Oxford Nanopore overview & team intro

Edward Sawicki, Oxford Nanopore Technologies

10:00 — 10:30 am

Harnessing the power of long-read DNA and RNA sequencing for innovative strategies in ecogenomics and disease

Sima Mohammadi, Integrative and Systems Biology Institute, Université Laval

10:30 — 11:00 am

What you’re missing matters….. New dimensions of biology revealed by full-length sequencing of single-cell and spatial assays

Edward Sawicki, Oxford Nanopore Technologies

11:00 – 11:15 am


11:15 – 11:45 am

My journey through nanopores

Martin Smith, CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre

11:45 – 12:15 am

Nanopore PromethION sequencing identifies structural variation in the French-Canadian population

Melissa Zwaig, McGill University

12:15  – 1:30 pm


1:30 – 2:00 pm

Pre-mRNA splicing order across long multi-intronic transcripts

Karine Choquet, Université de Sherbrooke

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Data analysis for anyone

Micheal Micorescu, Oxford Nanopore Technologies

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Identification and characterisation of SARS-Cov-2 Defective Interfering Particles using direct RNA nanopore sequencing

Spyridon Oikonomopoulos, McGill University

3:00 – 3:30 pm

Investigating S. cerevisiae genome replication dynamics using nanopore sequencing

Bertrand Theulot, New York University