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2017 Metabolomics Society Conference

25
Jun
Conference

13th Annual Conference of the Metabolomics Society | Brisbane

The 13th Annual Conference of the Metabolomics Society will take place June 25-29, 2017  in Brisbane, Australia.

Metabolon is proud to be a Platinum sponsor. You can find us at Booth #5 in the exhibit hall.

Lunch Presentation

Thursday June 29th
12:35-1:35pm
Location: Meeting Room 3

Presenter: Luke Miller, Ph.D.
Vice President – Laboratory Operations, Metabolon, Inc.

Precision Metabolomics™ - Current State & Future Plans

We will present an overview of Precision Metabolomics, an advanced approach to metabolomics that has the sensitivity and specificity to accurately measure metabolites at a level that makes an n of 1 study practicable. This approach uses extensively controlled processes to provide data with the smallest degree of variability in the measurement (<5%) to allow precise identification of the maximum number of biologically relevant metabolites in a sample. The goal is to comprehensively and reproducibly map metabolism, and metabolic change induced by perturbation such as disease or treatment, with sufficient precision to produce actionable information at the level of the individual.

At Metabolon, we have put this technology into practice, with processes that are tightly regulated through infrastructure controls, documented SOPs, labelled internal standards and proprietary informatics, and the use of a Tier 1 approach to identification of metabolites in each sample. In this presentation, we discuss the technology that is in use today that allows us to carry out n of 1 studies that enable precision medicine, show the importance of Precision Metabolomics alongside genomic studies, and discuss some of our future technology improvements to continue to expand our capabilities.

Location
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Merivale and Glenelg Streets
South Bank, Brisbane, Australia
Directions link: https://www.bcec.com.au/visit/