confirmed speakers 2024 

RiCkard Sandberg, Professor
Karolinska Institutet / Department of Cell and Molecular Biology

Åsa Johansson,  Associate Professor
Uppsala Universitet / Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology 

Nathaniel Street, Professor
Umeå Universitet / Umeå Plant Science Center

Carl-Johan Rubin, researcher
Uppsala Universitet / Department of Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology

Inken dillmann, Senior Research Scientist - NGS Automation specialist

Anja Mezger, Head of genomics application development
National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI)

Novonesis (Denmark)

more to be announced soon

Speakers 2023

Novel enzyme solutions enabling robust, high-performance library preparation from challenging to high-quality samples

Maggie Heider, Ph.D., Development Scientist II, Applications and Product Development, New England BioLabs, US

NGS and Cancer used in a pathological department

Estrid Høgdall, Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Pathology, Herlev Hospital


Zeynep Tümer, Clinical Professor, Department of Clinical Genetics, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet

Advancing variant interpretation with large scale sequencing efforts

Sanna Gudmundsson, PhD, Researcher, SciLifeLab/Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, US

The Future of Personalized Medicine in Denmark: Whole Genome Sequencing in 17 Patient Groups

Mette Christiansen, PhD, MSc, Section leader, MOMA Department of Molecular Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital

Identifying global protein biomarkers in biofluids by NGS based profiling of RNA aptamer libraries

Jørgen Kjems, Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center iNANO, University of Aarhus

Oxford Nanopore – What You’re Missing Matters

Andreas Venizelos, Dr., Field Applications Scientist, Nordic Region, Oxford Nanopore Technologies

Genetics of cardiovascular disease

Morten Steen Salling Olesen, Associate professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen and Head of Laboratory Department of Cardiology, Rigshospitalet

POST-OP: Post-Operative STress in Orthopedic Patients

Asger Krog Mølgaard,  MD, PhD-student, Research Centre of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Department of Anaesthesia, Næstved, Slagelse and Ringsted Hospitals

The third dimension of cancer genomes. How the 3D genome architecture shapes rearrangements of cancer

Joachim Weischenfeldt, Group leader, Associate Professor, Rigshospitalet & BRIC, University of Copenhagen

Development of ultra-sensitive diagnostics for avian aspergillosis in Zoo-housed and domestic birds using omics-based technologies

Markus Hodal Drag, Erhvervspostdoc, Copenhagen Zoo

3D organization of the human genome, inferred from the mapping of rare structural rearrangements

Niels Tommerup, Professor, DMSci, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen

A multidisciplinary approach for validation and functional analysis of disease genes

Lars Allan Larsen, Professor of Developmental Genetics, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen

Long-read sequencing towards clinical practice

Ida Höijer, PhD, Clinical Genomics Uppsala, National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI), SciLifeLab, Dept. of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University, Sweden

Use of single-cell omics to reveal mechanisms in neurodevelopmental disorders

Konstantin Khodosevich, Professor, group leader, Biotech Research and Innovation Centre – BRIC, University of Copenhagen

Mapping loss-of-function variants in the Greenlandic Inuit population

Niels Grarup, Associate Professor, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen

The use of genomics for applied conservation

Stefan Prost, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ecology and genetics research unit, Biodiversity genomics group, University of Oulu, Finland

Leveraging automation and cloud infrastructure for a scalable NGS pipeline in a small organization

Benjamin Wohl, Team Lead Automation & Research Support, SNIPR Biome - A CRISPR Company

Björn Hallström, Team Lead Bioinformatics, SNIPR Biome - A CRISPR Company

RNA sequencing of decades-old dried-blood-spot samples yields insights into differences of neonatal transcriptomes of individuals who go on to develop ADHD

Victor Yakimov, Academic Staff Scientist, PhD, Congenital Diseases / Neonatal Genetics, State Serum Institute

Applications of advanced transcriptomics in pre-clinical research

Mikkel Christensen-Dalsgaard, PhD, Senior Scientist, Histology & NGS, Gubra

Martin Rønn Madsen , PhD, Senior Scientist, Histology & NGS, Gubra

Boosting efficiency, capacity and scope: Insights from high-throughput sequencing in Chr. Hansen

Katerina Efthymiou, PhD, Senior Scientist, R&D, Digital Innovation, NextGen Sequencing, Chr. Hansen

Decoding microbial patterns – what’s next

Christian Carøe, PhD, Research Scientist, Novozymes A/S

NGS FOR Fighting Infectious Diseases

Pimlapas Leekitcharoenphon, Senior Researcher, Group for Genomic Epidemiology, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark