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Newest and Latest Findings in Genetics, Right Here.

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Genetics and Genomics 2016 is scheduled for May 11th and 12th this year. We are excited to bring in some of the world’s top experts to present the latest research! This year, the theme of the conference is “Biology to the Clinic,” focusing on innovative new tools and technologies in genomics and how these and the subsequent findings can translate to the clinic.

You can participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you, and join in exactly those parts which you are interested in and be back at your desk or bench in an instant. Virtual events remove time and place restrictions and ensure that everyone who wants to participate can do so. This virtual conference also offers increased reach for the global genetics community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.

Some of next week’s speakers include:

Robert C Green
Director, G2P Research Program (genomes2people.org), Division of Genetics, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Broad Institute, Harvard Medical School

Planet Scale Analysis with Millions of Genomes

Alexander Wait Zaranek, PhD
Director, Informatics, Harvard Personal Genome Project, Chief Scientist and Co-founder, Curoverse

The sequencing of 10,000 Human Genomes

Amalio Telenti MD, PhD
Head of Genomics, Human Longevity, Inc., Research Scientist, J Craig Venter Institute

Implementation of genomic assays for tumor genome profiling in a clinical laboratory setting

Sarah S Murray, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology, Director, Genomic Technologies, Center for Advanced Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Diego

Precision Medicine 2.0: Impact Requires Data, Collaboration, Champions

David Shaywitz, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer, DNAnexus

Using big data to interpret genomes for diagnostics, therapeutics, and precision medicine

Rong Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor, Director of Clinical Genome Informatics, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Pediatric genetics – Applications of NGS in the Clinic

Emily Farrow, PhD, CGC
Director of Laboratory Operations, Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Medicine

Genomes for Medicine

David R Bentley, DPhil, FMedSci
Vice President & Chief Scientist, Illumina Inc.

Genomics in the Clinic – Medical Ethics and Policy

Amy L McGuire, JD, PhD
Leon Jaworski Professor of Biomedical Ethics, Director, Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine

…plus so many more great speakers! We look forward to seeing you there!

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