Join us at #NSGC2016

Invitae is committed to supporting genetic counselors—at NSGC and beyond

Join us at the EMP museum for our GC appreciation event

We’re excited to host you and your peers for an evening recognizing your important work improving patient care. Come mingle and pick up your copy of Genome magazine’s Code Talker essay book, a compilation of inspiring stories on how genetic counselors have transformed patients’ lives.

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 8:00 - 11:00 pm (Invitae President and COO Sean George will say a few words on behalf of the company at 9:00 pm.)
Transportation: The EMP Museum is about one mile from the Washington State Convention Center. We've arranged for a complimentary ride on the Seattle Monorail. Just show your NSGC badge to the monorail staff as you board!

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Code Talker Award

With this year’s AEC comes the culmination of the first annual Code Talker Award, presented by Genome magazine and the National Society of Genetic Counselors and sponsored by Invitae.

On Thursday, September 29, the winner will be announced immediately after the NSGC Leadership Awards, between 5:00 and 5:30pm. Then, between 8:00 and 11:30 pm, you're invited to celebrate your peers and Code Talker nominees and finalists at our GC appreciation event.

Scientific presence

Wednesday, September 28
  • 6:15 - 7:30 pm: Poster A-142: Inherited cardiomyopathies in the pediatric population - what molecular testing reveals (Sienna Aguilar, MS, CGC, Invitae)
Thursday, September 29
  • 5:45- 7:00 pm: Poster B-290: Mammalian species conservation data and the implication for clinical variant classification (Yuya Kobayashi, PhD, Invitae)
Friday, September 30
  • 10:00 - 10:15 am: Presentation C-04-1030: A novel approach to lab-based clinical genetic counseling (Kate Lynch, MS, LCGC, Invitae)
  • 11:30 am - 12:45 pm: Poster C-69: Novel large rearrangement of RAD51D in an ovarian and breast cancer family (Brittany Burnett, MS, CGC, Sharp Healthcare)
Saturday October 1
  • 10:15am - 11:45 am: Educational Breakout Session D-04: Bioinformatics for Genetic Counselors 2.0 (Michelle Fox, MS, LCGC; Erica Ramos, MS, LCGC, Illumina; Eric W. Klee, PhD, Mayo Clinic; Steve Lincoln, Invitae)
  • 11:45am-1:00pm: Lunch symposium: Hereditary cancer: current and future challenges - If you would like to change your sponsored session choice, please email with your current session and the one you’d like to change to. Capacity is limited so adjustments will be on a first come, first served basis.
    • The current state of genetic testing and counseling (Andrea Forman, MS, LCGC, Fox Chase Cancer Center)
    • Asking the right questions and testing your test provider (Steve Lincoln, Invitae)
    • Emerging challenges in genetic counseling (Julie Cohen, ScM, CGC, Kennedy Krieger Institute)
  • 2:15 - 2:30pm: Presentation D12-1377: Creating a medically actionable genetic screening panel for healthy individuals (Eden Haverfield, PhD, FACMG, Invitae)

What's going on at our booth?

Learn about resources and support Invitae is developing for the GC community as well as how we are making high-quality genetic testing accessible and affordable in oncology, cardiology, neurology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.

To help keep your energy up throughout the week, stop by Booth 101 for some refreshments! We'll have:

  • coffee in the morning
  • beer/wine in the evenings
  • build your own trail mix bar on Friday afternoon

Don't miss the photo booth!

Bring a colleague, peer, friend, classmate, or even your favorite Invitae regional manager to our photo booth to commemorate this year’s AEC! It’s located right across from Invitae Booth #101.

Just follow the pun-y footprints on the ground to our booth!