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Nanopore Day Cambridge

Tue 22nd November 2022
CRUK Cambridge Institute, Cambridge

Hear about the latest technical updates for Oxford Nanopore Technologies as well as talks from local scientists about their latest work using nanopore technology. 

There will also be an opportunity to submit questions throughout the talks, which will be answered in the Q&A sessions following each presentation.

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

The agenda below is subject to change.

09:00  - 16:30 hrs GMT Agenda  
09:00 - 09:30 hrs

Registration and coffee

09:30 - 10:00 hrs

Introduction to Oxford Nanopore and Updates

Rachel Hipkin
Oxford Nanopore Technologies
10:00 - 10:30 hrs Early detection of Barrett’s esophagus and disentangling ecDNAs in esophageal adenocarcinoma using Oxford Nanopore long-read sequencing

Alvin Ng
University of Cambridge

10:30 - 11:00 hrs SAVANA: a computational method to characterise structural variation in human cancer genomes using nanopore sequencing

Hillary Elrick

11:00 - 11:30 hrs Comprehensive isoform characterisation and splicing signatures of AD-risk genes from ONT cDNA sequencing of tau mouse model

Szi-Kay Leung
University of Exeter

11:30 - 12:00 hrs Whole genome Sequencing on the Promethion: challenges and opportunities

Greg Elgar
Genomics England

12:00 - 13:00 hrs Lunch and demonstrations


13:00 - 13:30 hrs

Targeted Nanopore Sequencing for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia

Ali Awan
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Trust

13:30 - 14:00 hrs Real-time gut microbiome diagnostics using nanopore sequencing

Richard Leggett
Earlham Institute

14:00 - 14:30 hrs Further details to follow

Rocio Esteban
Oxford Nanopore Technologies

14:30 - 15:30 hrs Panel discussion and closing remarks

Danielle Folkard
Oxford Nanopore Technologies

15:30 - 16:30 hrs