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In this presentation Dr. McCready will compare a hybridisation-based NGS panel versus single analyte and amplicon-based NGS assays for somatic mutation testing in myeloid malignancies, from her experience with OGT’s SureSeq myPanel™ Custom Myeloid - 49 gene plus panel.


Speaker bio

Dr. Elizabeth McCready, PhD, FCCMG

Elizabeth McCreadyHead of Molecular Cytogenetics, Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program; Associate Professor, McMaster University

Dr. McCready completed her MSc degree through the University of Toronto and PhD through the University Ottawa, before completing clinical laboratory fellowships in molecular genetics and in cytogenetics, also in Ottawa.

Dr. McCready is now an Associate Professor in the department of pathology and molecular medicine at McMaster University, and Head of Molecular Cytogenetics within the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, Genetics Laboratories, Hamilton, Ontario.

Dr. McCready is engaged in genetics education through programs at McMaster and the Canadian College of Medical Genetics (CCMG). She currently sits as the CCMG President.

Dr. McCready’s research activities are largely translational in nature, with particular interest in application of molecular cytogenetic techniques to characterise clinically relevant genetic variants that contribute to developmental disorders and cancer.


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