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Second International Genomics Conference: Genomics for Healthcare and Socio-economic Progress

Conference   13.09.2012

Starts

13.09.2012

Ends

14.09.2012

Speakers

Including:

Professor Stylianos Antonarakis, Department of Genetic Medicine & Development, University of Geneva, Switzerland (President-elect of HUGO)

Professor Sir John Burn, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, UK

, ESRC Centre for Economic & Social Aspects of Genomics, Cardiff University, UK

Professor Michael Katz, March of Dimes, New York, USA

Professor Sir David Weatherall, The Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, UK

, ESRC Genomics & Policy Research Forum, School of Social & Political Science, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Organised by

Wales Gene Park

Venue

Radisson Blu Hotel, Cardiff

Event details

This conference will provide a forum for high level discussion on the current state of the art and future development of genomic applications in medicine and health.

Highlights of the 2012 International Genomics Conference include dedicated sessions on:

  • Emerging genomic and converging technologies
  • Genomic applications in public and population health
  • Genomics and bio-economy
  • Ethical, legal, social issues (ELSI)
  • Genomic education and training
  • Public awareness and engagement for health and social genomics

Call for PostersAn ideal forum to share professional experience and present work to your peer groups. Abstracts (up to 300 words) should be submitted by email to Angela Burgess burgessam@cf.ac.uk by 8 August 2012.

IGC Full Programme IGC Registration Form

Further details

http://www.genomicsnetwork.ac.uk/cesagen/events/pastevents/conferences/furtherdetails,25991,en.t4.html