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Circulating Tumor DNA Poster at Keystone Symposium

Posted by Dale Yuzuki on Feb 11, 2016 10:57:00 AM

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The Keystone Symposia is an organization with 44 years of history on specialized topics across the fields of molecular and cellular biology. This week in Banff, Alberta, Canada is a Keystone Symposia conference called The Cancer Genome, along with a joint meeting on Genomics and Personalized Medicine. Their Twitter description (@KeystoneSymp) describes the Keystone organization as “A catalyst for accelerating life science discovery and connecting scientists within and across disciplines at symposia worldwide”.

A SeraCare research scientist, Dr. Farol Tomson, is presenting a poster entitled “New Technical Approach to Construct ctDNA Materials for use in Characterizing, Developing and Validating Plasma Assays”, and is available for download here (PDF).

For background information about circulating tumor DNA and the need for reference standards, we’ve written about it before here, and if you’d like to participate in an early-access evaluation, a form is available here.

Topics: cancer, ctDNA, SeraSeq, clinical genomics, reference materials