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14th April 2014
12:30 to 13:30 Registration and Lunch
13:30 to 13:40 Welcome and Introduction John Toland (University of Cambridge), (University of Bath), (Isaac Newton Institute)
13:40 to 14:20 Advancing the Frontiers of Metagenomic Science Daniel Huson (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen), (National University of Singapore)
14:20 to 14:40 Ion Torrent in Metagenomics Xosé Fernandez (Thermo Fisher Scientific)
14:40 to 15:00 Challenges - The Kitten Microbiome
15:00 to 15:20 The Oil Field Microbiome - How can Metagenomics Help the Oil Industry? Richard Johnson (Oil Plus)
15:20 to 15:40 Tea and Coffee
15:40 to 16:00 Metagenomics at Second Genome Tanya Yatsunenko (Second Genome)
16:00 to 16:20 Advancing Metagenomics with Illumina Sequencing Technology Anthony Cox (Illumina Cambridge Ltd)
16:20 to 17:00 Open Discussion
17:00 to 18:00 Drinks Reception and Networking
19:00 to 21:00 Dinner (by invitation)