DNA Electronics Ltd. today announces that DNA Electronics Chairman and CEO Professor Chris Toumazou FRS will be an invited speaker at the upcoming “The Future of Genomic Medicine V” conference presented by the Scripps Translational Science Institute (March 1-2 2012, La Jolla, California).
Professor Toumazou will be speaking as part of the “Hot Topics in Genomic Medicine” track, addressing a key presentation on “DNA Transistors and Handheld Sequencing” to the conference audience of physicians, healthcare professionals, human geneticists, genomic scientists and researchers. Prof. Toumazou’s presentation will explore how scalable semiconductor solutions for real-time nucleic acid detection can enable faster, simpler and more cost-effective DNA analysis platforms.
The fifth Future of Genomic Medicine conference will focus on the extraordinary advances that are occurring in the field, which include whole genome and exome sequencing, pharmacogenomics, and advances in cancer treatment as an outgrowth of genomics. The 2012 conference features a two-day curriculum from a renowned faculty representing the country’s leading institutions, headed by Director of Scripps.