September 2021 NEWSLETTER
In this month’s newsletter you will find:
- Details about and registration for our October virtual event – Future of Technology and 2021 MWACD Annual Business Meeting
- Welcome to new Organizing Committee member – Xinkun “Sequen” Wang
- Call for new MWACD Organizing Committee members
- Update on MWACD 2022
- Available sponsorship opportunities
- A thank you to our sponsors – PacBio, Perkin Elmer, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center
MWACD 2021 October Virtual Event
FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY
2021 MWACD ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM ET / 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM CT
Join us as we learn about spectral flow cytometry and single-cell proteomics, hear about advancing PacBio as a service, and discuss MWACD business – including the MWACD 2022 Annual Meeting.
Welcome from MWACD and our Annual Sponsor – PacBio
Future of Technology Session
Spectral Flow Cytometry with Dr. Rachael Sheridan (15-20 minutes)
Single-cell Proteomics with Dr. Nikolai Slavlov (15-20 minutes)
Panel Q&A (10 minutes)
Annual Sponsor Talk – PacBio
Advancing PacBio Services as a Core Facility with Molly Zeller (10 minutes)
2021 MWACD Annual Business Meeting (30 minutes)
2021 MWACD Recap
MWACD 2022 in Columbus, OH
ABRF Strategic Planning
Welcome to Xinkun “Sequen” Wang
Please join the MWACD Organizing Committee in welcoming Dr. Xinkun Wang. Dr. Wang serves as the director of the NUSeq (Genomics) Core Facility at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
He will serve on the MWACD Organizing Committee as Sponsor Coordinator for the 2022 Annual Meeting.
Join the Organizing Committee
The MWACD Organizing Committee is looking to add two members at-large.
As a new member, you would join a dedicated group of individuals that is just getting started on organizing MWACD 2022. The Organizing Committee is especially in need of individuals interested in member relations and communications.
If you are interested in joining the MWACD Organizing Committee, please submit your CV and a cover letter to email@example.com.
All MWACD members are encouraged to apply!
We are excited to announce planning for MWACD 2022 in Columbus, OH is underway! Join us virtually on October 26th for the 2021 Annual Business Meeting to learn more about MWACD 2022 and offer insight on meeting programming.
Corporate and Academic
Sponsorship Opportunities Available
We welcome sponsorships from corporate and academic partners dedicated to promoting and enhancing shared resource facilities in the Midwest and Canadian Prairie. Your sponsorship enables us to support and engage our members now and into the future, even when activities go virtual. Sponsor one of our events (6 available) or demonstrate your commitment to MWACD through a sustaining sponsorship.
Is your company looking to hire? Do you support an internship program or other programs for community college, undergraduate, and graduate students? Consider sponsoring our April outreach event and connecting directly with the next generation of the STEM workforce.
Thank you to our Annual Sponsor!
PacBio® Systems are powered by Single Molecule, Real-Time (SMRT®) Sequencing and provide comprehensive views of genomes, transcriptomes, and epigenomes. As the only sequencing technology to offer highly accurate long reads, or HiFi reads, PacBio provides unparalleled access to the full spectrum of genetic variation in any organism. With the Sequel® IIe System and end-to-end solutions across a range of applications, scientists can sequence with confidence as they drive discovery in human biomedical research, plant and animal sciences, and microbiology.
Thank you to our SUpporting Sponsor!
Thank you to our Academic Sponsor!