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An Introduction to Mate Pair Sequencing: An NGS Structural Variation Detection Method

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From the 2019 Joint Annual Meeting (June 25, 2019)
Presented by Beth Pitel, MS, CG(ASCP)CM
Attendees will be oriented to Mate Pair Sequencing (MPseq) requirements, library preparation, sequencing, and data analysis.

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to

  1. Describe what is required for MPseq testing and how the assay works.
  2. Identify advantages and disadvantages to MPseq compared to other high throughput methods.
  3. Discuss how to read simple structural variants through data analysis.

This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. The instruction level for this activity is Intermediate. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area General (Cytogenetics) will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.

This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.