MGI FOMO Festival of Multi-Omics 2024
19 Jun 2024 Sydney
21 Jun 2024 Brisbane
28 Jun 2024 Melbourne
2024 MGI FOMO Event Dates and Locations

Charles Perkins Centre Lecture Theatre, the University of Sydney: June 19th, Wednesday

ModWest Building (11A), the University of Queensland: June 21st, Friday

Ian Potter Auditorium, University of Melbourne: June 28th, Friday


Contact MGI Australia team at MGI_ANZ_Enquiries@mgi-tech.com for more information.

MGI FOMO 2024
Join us for an enlightening half-day roadshow designed to transform your understanding of genomics and multi-omics. The MGI FOMO Festival of Multi-Omics is coming to a city near you, featuring cutting-edge sessions, interactive demos, invaluable networking opportunities, and exciting prizes!
Fear of Missing Out on Multi-Omics Innovation or Festival of Multi-Omics?
Whether you're a budding scientist or a seasoned researcher, this exclusive event is your gateway to multi-omics innovation!
1. The Long and the Short of it
Learn to navigate the complex world of sequencing technologies, choose between sequencing technologies, and catch up on the latest innovations.
2. From Traditional Lab to Mount Everest
Discover the versatility of portable sequencing solutions, from traditional labs to the heights of Mount Everest.
3. eDNA and Metagenomics
Learn about the latest methodologies and applications that enable scientists to decipher complex metagenomics data.
4. Single Cell Solutions for Every Lab
Discover the innovative solutions that enable comprehensive single cell analysis, empowering researchers to conduct high-resolution studies without breaking the budget.
5. Spatial Omics with Proteo-Transcriptome Co-detection and FFPE Compatibility
Dive into the innovative field of spatial omics using cutting-edge technology Stereo-seq and groundbreaking studies published in leading journals such as Cell, Nature, and Science.
6. Bridging Omics for Comprehensive Insights
Delve into how integrating single-cell and spatial omics technologies provides a more holistic view of biological systems. Understand how these combined approaches offer unparalleled insights into complex biological interactions and mechanisms.
Spatial Multi-Omics Technology Stereo-seq
Don’t miss your chance to be part of this unique event, where cutting-edge technology meets limitless possibilities in multi-omics. Register now to gain valuable insights and engage in delightful conversations with fellow researchers and industry technologists! Great science is not built in a vacuum!

19 Jun 2024 Register Sydney Event


21 Jun 2024 Register Brisbane Event


28 Jun 2024 Register Melbourne Event


Why Attend?
  • Engage with Experts: Hear from top-tier professionals in genomics and multi-omics.
  • Hands-On Demos: Experience the latest tools and technologies firsthand.
  • Network: Build connections with peers and industry leaders.
  • Innovate: Discover how multi-omics can elevate your research and open new frontiers.
  • Win Prizes: Attend the event to enter our lucky draw for a chance to win amazing prizes.
  • Exclusive promotions!
2024 MGI FOMO Event Dates and Locations

Charles Perkins Centre Lecture Theatre, the University of Sydney: June 19th, Wednesday

ModWest Building (11A), the University of Queensland: June 21st, Friday

Ian Potter Auditorium, the University of Melbourne: June 28th, Friday


Contact MGI Australia team at MGI_ANZ_Enquiries@mgi-tech.com for more information.

Speakers
  • Nick pursued his PhD in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia treatment research, studied the potential of Cyclin-Dependent Kinase inhibitors as treatment for PML subtype with particular poor prognosis. He was awarded his PhD in Dec 2018 and have his findings published in high impact journals such as Blood Advances and Letter to Blood. He has joined BGI in 2022, and is now a Field Application Scientist for spatial multi-omics innovation STOmics, committed to supporting researchers in Australia and New Zealand to achieve single cell level spatial transcriptomic study using this new cutting-edge technology.
    Nick Li PhD
    Field Applications Scientist STOmics
  • Karthik earned his PhD from the University of Melbourne for his research on oxidative stress response in Salmonella. He is an accomplished researcher with a decade of experience in microbiology and bacterial genetics. During his postdoctoral tenure at the University of Queensland, he focused on bacterial genetic response to antibiotics. Currently, as a Field Application Scientist at MGI, Karthik lends his expertise in in sequencing and single-cell platforms while supporting the MGI Australia Customer Experience Center in Brisbane.
    Karthik Pullela PhD
    Field Applications Scientist MGI
  • Haofei holds a Ph.D. in Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering from the University of Queensland. Haofei has 5-year customer-facing experience as a seasoned Field Application Scientist specializing in next-generation sequencing (NGS) technics and NGS related automation platforms. She excels in providing comprehensive training and technical support to customers as well as in-depth trouble shooting. Dr. Wang’s extensive experience in pre- and post-sales support has significantly boosted customer satisfaction and contributed to product development. Haofei is currently managing the MGI Australia Customer Experience Center that offers assay and platform demonstration as well as customized workflow validation.
    Haofei Wang PhD
    Facility Manager MGI
  • Hossein earned his Ph.D. from Swinburne University and UNSW, where he pioneered research on heart regeneration in mice using innovative micro/nano-engineered platforms. He completed his postdoctoral training at the Lowy Cancer Research Centre and the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, specializing in circulating tumor cell analysis and single-cell sequencing. Hossein has published extensively in prestigious journals such as Small and Biomaterials, with his groundbreaking findings featured in Science Daily, AAAS, and Health Times. Awarded as one of Australia’s Top 30 Researchers in 2019, Hossein now serves as a Field Application Scientist at MGI, collaborating with leading institutions in Australia and New Zealand on genome sequencing and diagnostic lab automation.
    Hossein Tavassoli PhD
    Field Applications Scientist MGI
  • Sharon is a seasoned expert in molecular genetics, genomics and Next Generation Sequencing with over 13 years of experience. After earning her degree from the University of Queensland, she joined the Australian Translational Genomics Centre in 2011 where she honed her skills in DNA sequencing, RNA sequencing, and methylation sequencing. Since 2019, Sharon has been a key member of MGI Australia, currently serving as the Technical Service Manager. In this senior role, she leads the provision of advanced technical and instrument service support for sequencing, automation platforms, and other cutting-edge products to customers across Australia and New Zealand, ensuring the highest standards of service and innovation.
    Sharon Song
    Technical Service Manager MGI
  • Kira is a Field Application Scientist at STOmics, specializing in supporting the applications of STOmics spatial omics innovation in Australia and New Zealand. She joined BGI Research in 2017 as a senior researcher after earning her Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Ghent University, Belgium. Dr. Sun has pioneered high-throughput metagenome sequencing technologies and contributed to significant research projects, including soil health monitoring in China and microbial diversity studies in the Xishuangbanna Rainforest. Her work has been published in leading journals such as Nature Communications and Plant Biotechnology Journal. She actively collaborates on international research projects.
    Kira Sun PhD
    Field Applications Scientist STOmics
  • Lewis is a Field Application Scientist & Field Service Engineer at MGI. With a solid background in laboratory automation and microbial clinical testing, he previously worked at Lancet Clinical Laboratories, conducting various microbial tests. At BGI Genomics Lewis excelled as an Automation Engineer, optimizing scripts and managing projects such as Thalassemia High Throughput Library Preparation. He also trained lab operators on new automated solutions. Lewis holds an Honours Degree in Applied Biology and Biochemistry from the National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe, and a Master’s Degree in Biology focusing on Plant Genetics from Zhejiang Normal University, China.
    Lewis Lusuwi
    FAS/FSE MGI
  • Richard joined Applied Biosystems in 1996 and managed DNA Sequencing platforms during the groundbreaking sequencing of the first Human Genome in Australia and New Zealand. Richard pioneered Forensic DNA technology in the Asia Pacific region. At Bio-Rad Laboratories, he introduced Digital PCR technology in Oncology testing and organized the Annual Asian ddPCR Symposium, accelerating Asia's adoption of non-invasive Liquid Biopsy Cancer testing. Currently at MGI Australia, he joyfully introduces advanced genomics technology to scientists and clinicians in Australia and New Zealand.
    Richard Harrison
    Business Development Director MGI
  • Shengnan earned her PhD in Plant Genomics and Plant Engineering from the University of Queensland, where she specialized in the roles of RNA interference and epigenetics in gene expression regulation and genome responses to environmental changes. She joined MGI in 2023 and currently serves as a Field Application Scientist at the MGI Australia Customer Experience Center in Brisbane. In this role, Shengnan is responsible for developing and validating MGI NGS workflows for customers, as well as testing and optimizing both internal and customized automation scripts. She provides comprehensive pre- and post-sale support, ensuring seamless integration and operation of MGI’s cutting-edge technologies.
    Shengnan Bi PhD
    Field Applications Scientist MGI
2024 MGI FOMO Event Dates and Locations

Charles Perkins Centre Lecture Theatre, the University of Sydney: June 19th, Wednesday

ModWest Building (11A), the University of Queensland: June 21st, Friday

Ian Potter Auditorium, the University of Melbourne: June 28th, Friday


Contact MGI Australia team at MGI_ANZ_Enquiries@mgi-tech.com for more information.

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