Karen Howarth

Karen Howarth

Company: Inivata

Job title: Head, Cancer Genomics

Bio:

Karen is Head of Cancer Genomics at Inivata. Karen obtained a degree in Pathology from the University of Cambridge and then moved to the University of Oxford where she gained her DPhil in molecular biology. After working at Addenbrooke’s hospital on cytogenetic testing in cancer, Karen took up a postdoc at the University of Cambridge to work on cancer genomics in solid tumours. Karen has over 10 years’ experience overseeing the development of tools for the analysis of genomic mutations and rearrangements in cancer, including technical knowledge of FISH, array hybridisation and next generation sequencing. Karen is an integral member of the team that developed the current InVision platform.

Seminars:

The Critical Importance of Sensitivity in Liquid Biopsy 11:45 am

• All liquid biopsy approaches are not the same – how does design of approach affect the outcome? • Why is sensitivity important? • Liquid biopsies in the continuum of clinical research • Building a portfolio of MRD assaysRead more

day: Day One

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