This is a course presented in an electronic format to an audience consisting of pathologists with the goal to familiarize them with NGS Testing in Cancer Diagnostics. There are three parts to this course, consisting of: Introduction of Next Generation Testing and Personalized Medicine, NGS from a Molecular Pathologist Perspective and the Impact of NGS Testing in Management of Cancer Patients in the Era of Personalized Medicine. The presentation will include information regarding the role of a pathologists related to NGS, challenges and opportunities, NGS platforms, NGS sequencers and sequencing technologies, criteria for clinical application, genomics tumor board, and much more.
Intended Audience: Pathologists, Pathology residents, and Laboratory Professionals
This course is funded by an independent education grant from Illumina.