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FOCUS ON: Postnatal CNV Classification

 

Date: 02/07/2021

 

Details: The topic of our next FOCUS ON session is Postnatal CNV Classification. This free webinar will take place on 2nd July 2021 at 2pm (BST).

This FOCUS ON session will include:

·       Overview of approaches to postnatal CNV classification

·       Results of the 2020-21 EQA for Pathogenicity of germline postnatal CNVs

·       Challenges and possible improvements in the clinical interpretation of CNVs.

·       LIVE question and answer session

 

REGISTER HERE

 

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Live Webinar: IQNPath Standardisation In TMB Assessment

 

Date: 16th June 2021

 

Details: GenQA are delighted to collaborate with IQNPath on a recent project to assess the standardisation of Tumour Mutation Burden (TMB) testing.  We are excited to announce IQNPath, GenQA and other collaborators will explore this project further in an online webinar.

Wednesday 16th June 2021, 15:00-17:00 CEST (UTC+2) / 16:00-18:00 BST

 

To join this free webinar please REGISTER HERE

If you have any questions regarding this webinar, please email us at: info@genqa.org

 

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Webinar: Lessons learned from the 2020 ovarian and prostate cancer EQAs

 

Date: 19th May 2021

 

Details: Our upcoming live webinar will see Professor Sandi Deans (GenQA) and Dr Simon Patton (EMQN) evaluate the important lessons to be learned from the 2020 ovarian and prostate cancer EQAs, and highlight the challenges involved in analysing such samples in the laboratory. This free webinar will take place on 19th May 2021 at 1pm (BST).

LIVE webinar: 'Lessons learned from the 2020 ovarian and prostate cancer EQAs'. On 19th May 2021 at 13.00-14.00 (BST) Professor Sandi Deans (GenQA) and Dr Simon Patton (EMQN) will provide insight into the challenges faced by laboratories when analysing samples for germline and somatic variants in patients with ovariant and prostate cancer.  

They will share their experience on how to ensure that you are able to provide robust high quality testing, accurate genotyping and appropriate clinical reporting.

To register for the webinar, please go to https://www.astrazenecaevents.com/event/a08a88e5-04d4-43b3-aeec-bee3719a10e4/summary

The webinar is organised and funded by AstraZeneca.

If you have any questions regarding this webinar, then please email us at info@genqa.org

 

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FOCUS ON Variant Classification: Somatic variant classification

 

Date: 24 May 2021

 

Details: The topic of our upcoming FOCUS ON session is Pathogenicity of Somatic Sequence Variants. This free webinar will take place on 24th May 2021 at 2pm (BST).

This FOCUS ON session will include:

* Introduction to classification of somatic variants

* Examples of variant classification

* Results of 2020 GenQA EQA for pathogenicity of somatic sequence variants

* LIVE question and answer session 

 

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FOCUS ON Molecular Pathology: RET testing

 

Date: 22 March 2021

 

Details: The third FOCUS ON session for 2021 is on RET testing. The free webinar will take place on 22nd March at 4pm (GMT).

This webinar will include:

· Introduction to RET

· RET fusion detection

· Comparison of RET fusion detection methods

· Results of previous GenQA EQAs for RET testing

· LIVE questions and answer session

 

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FOCUS ON Quality

 

Date: 24th February 2021

 

Details: The second FOCUS ON session for 2021 is on 'Using EQA to improve your diagnostic service'. The free webinar will take place on 24th February at 10am. This webinar is aimed at new and junior laboratory staff.

 

The webinar will include: 

ISO Standard 15189 

·   Participation in EQA requirement for each diagnostic test (if EQA available) 

OECD Guidelines

·   Specific requirements for quality and competency

·   Recommended participation in EQA 

Laboratory Responsibilities

·   EQA programmes that check the entire examination process (including pre– and post-examination procedures

·   Develop quality policy that includes EQA

·   Participate in the implementation of corrective actions

LIVE Question and Answer session

 

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FOCUS ON EQA for ISCN

 

Date: 27 January 2021

 

Details: The first FOCUS ON session for 2021 is on the International System for Human Cytogenomic Nomenclature (ISCN). The free webinar will take place on 27th January at 2pm.

The webinar will include a review of the updated nomenclature in International System for Human Cytogenomic Nomenclature (ISCN) 2020.
•    Frequent ISCN errors observed by GenQA
•    Test your current knowledge in an interactive quiz!
•    Details of the new pilot to be introduced in 2021
•    LIVE questions and answer session

 

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FOCUS ON Individual Competency Assessment

 

Date: 17 December 2020

 

Details: The FOCUS ON session for December is Individual Competency assessement, with emphasis on BRCA variant classification. The free webinar will take place on 17th December at 10am.

The webinar will include the expected classifications and evidence for 15 BRCA variants associated with breast/ovarian or prostate cancer (as provided for run 4).  

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FOCUS ON Molecular Newborn Screening EQAs

 

Date: 30 November 2020

 

Details: The FOCUS ON session for November is Molecular Newborn Screening EQAs, and the free webinar will take place on 30th November at 11am.

The webinar will include:

  • Overview of GenQA Molecular Newborn Screening EQAs

  • The challenges of testing for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

  • SCID pilot EQA for 2020 and 2021

  • LIVE question and answer session

REGISTER HERE

 

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