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External Meetings

We will happily include any announcements for genetics-based meetings in this section

Please email your items (including a meeting or institution logo) to theteam@genetics.org.uk

 

Synapse formation, specification and elimination: from molecules to circuits
25-27 September 2017
Campus Antonio Machado (Baeza, Spain)

Further details can be found here .


Genomic Medicine 2017

26 - 27 September 2017
Murray Edwards College, Cambridge

This meeting will cover the following areas: Genomics, Next Generation Sequencing applications and workflows in the analysis of human disease.  These topics will include different disease areas where particularly promising genomic studies have been performed; large population studies such as the East London Genes & health project; whole genome & whole exome studies; epigenomics and many others.  Please click here for further information.



Big Data in Biology and Health

25-27 September 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus-EMBL Conference

The second big data in biology and health meeting will explore the opportunities and challenges of big data in biology, health and disease and provide a forum for scientists and clinicians from academia and industry to drive the future development of research in this area.  Further details can be found here.



Festival of Genomics, Boston
3-4 October 2017
Boston Convention and Exhibition Centre

This Festival is for anyone generating, using, or studying genomic information. It has been designed to offer insights and value for the full breadth of the genomics community – from academia, biopharma, healthcare organizations, investment firms, patient organizations and solution providers.

Further information can be found here
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World Congress on Genetic Counselling

4-6 October 2017

Wellcome Genome Campus

Bursary deadline: 18 July | Abstract Deadline: 11 August  | Registration Deadline: 7 September

This new conference will provide a forum that facilitates active engagement between international researchers and practitioners to explore the evidence that guides genetic counselling and the communication of genetics in mainstream medicine, thereby enhancing clinical practice.  Further details can be found here.




Academic workshop - "Education in our genes?"
5 October 2017
University of Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology


CCACE is hosting a one-day academic workshop examining the question of "Education in our genes?" It will be held on Thursday 5th October from 10am-4pm (full programme below) at the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Edinburgh. This academic workshop will focus on:

  • Education, health and social mobilty
  • Educational reforms and causeal inference
  • Genetics and epigenetics of educational attainment
There will plenty of opportunity for Q&A focusing on the population sciences/social perspectives on genetics and epigenetics so please bring along questions and discussion points.

The workshop will be limited to 50 attendees to allow for easy discussion. 

Further details can be found here.



Understanding the Beneficial Role of the Microbiota in Animals and Plants
9-11 October 2017
Campus Antonio Machado (Baeza, Spain)

Further details can be found here.


Exeter Expert Series - Respiratory: Practical Genomics with a Clinical Perspective
12 October – 13 October 2017
The Innovation Centre, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter
Further details can be found

Genomic technologies are set to revolutionise the health sector on a global scale. Ultimately, this will result in greater patient care through the delivery of personalised medicine. This series will provide an in-depth overview of genomic medicine and a greater understanding of disease inheritance patterns, as well as enable participants to focus on specialist areas.

Further details can be found here.


Cambridge Rare Disease Summit 2017
23 October 2017
Robinson College

This event on "Re-imagining the Patient Journey" seeks to create a forum that brings together patient groups, healthcare, academics, researchers, biotech companies, and the pharmaceutical industry in a spirit of collaboration, innovation and passion to re-imagine and re-invent the Rare Disease patient journey.

Further details can be found here


Exeter Expert Series - Cardiology: Practical Genomics with a Clinical Perspective
2 – 3 November 2017
The Innovation Centre, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter


This series will provide an in-depth overview of genomic medicine and a greater understanding of disease inheritance patterns, as well as enable participants to focus on specialist areas.

 Further details can be found here.



6th Annual Cell Culture & Bioprocessing Congress
6 - 7 November 2017
99 City Road Conference Centre, London

Over 250 delegates representing leading biotech companies, global pharma organisations and internationally renowned academic institutions.

Forty presentations, case studies and panel discussions focused on the key issues in cell line optimisation, process development and biological production.
Four interactive streams: Early Cell Line Development; Process Development; Late Stage Cell Line Development and Biological Production.  

Please click here for further information.


Noncoding RNA-mediated metabolic regulation in health and disease
6-8 November 2017
Campus Antonio Machado (Baeza, Spain)

Further details can be found here.


NGS Data Analysis Workshop
7 November 2017
Lund University, Sweden


The course will start by providing a good overview of the raw sequencing data, an explanation about the formats and how delegates can check the quality of the data. Following on from this and during the NGS Diagnostics interpretation sections delegates will learn how to work with the analyzed data, how they should interpret the data and how to prioritize the variants to look for the interesting ones.  

Further details about the event can be found here.


4th Annual Genomic Medicine 2017 Nordic Conference
8-9 November 2017
Medicon Village, Lund, Sweden

The conference will focus on the use of Genomics & Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies and tools to look at human disease whether in a research or a clinical setting. We will cover the following areas: Genomics, Next Generation Sequencing Applications and Workflows, Personalized Genomics, the Metagenomics link to health/disease, Non-invasive Prenatal testing (NIPT), Cancer and Rare Disease genetics as well as Data Analysis and Storage.  

Further details about the event can be found here.



3rd International Conference on Genetic and Protein Engineering

8 - 9 November 2017
Las Vegas, USA

This conference will explore the recent advancements and new methodologies about protein and genetic engineering.

Full details can be found here.




9th Annual NGS & Clinical Diagnostics Congress

9-10 November 2017
London

This meeting will bring together over 600 end users representing internationally renowned research & academic institutions, clinical research institutions, healthcare organisations as well as leading pharmaceutical and biotech companies. There will be over 90 case studies and presentations focused on the developments in NGS technologies, NGS data analysis as well as clinical applications & diagnostics of NGS.

The Congress will incorporate:

    9th Annual Next Generation Sequencing & Clinical Diagnostics Congress
    5th Annual Single Cell Analysis Congress
    3rd Annual Genome Editing Congress

Please click here for further information.


Chromosomal Instability: From Molecular Mechanisms to Disease
13-15 November 2017
Campus Antonio Machado (Baeza, Spain)

Further details can be found here.


Clinical NGS Data Analysis Workshop
14 November 2017
Musée de la Médecine (Museum of Medicine), Campus Erasme, Brussels


A one day workshop and will provide Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis training to those working in the wetlab who want to be able to analyse the data and understand the data analysis workflows. 

Please click here for further information.


Epigenomics of Common Diseases
14-17 November 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Bursary deadline: 5 September | Abstract Deadline: 19 September  | Registration Deadline: 17 October
Click here for further information


Surveying Galton’s Legacy
15 November 2017
Royal Society, London

This meeting will explore how the work of eminent but controversial Sir Francis Galton, founder of biometrics and quantitative genetics, coiner of the term “eugenics”, has developed, for example into today’s forensic DNA fingerprinting and the genetics of intellectual ability.  The predominantly scientific program also includes historical and ethical perspectives. The meeting is free but registration is essential.

To register, click here


Genomic Medicine 2017 Benelux Conference
15 - 16 November 2017
Musée de la Médecine (Museum of Medicine), Campus Erasme, Brussels

The conference will look at the latest developments in the use of Genomics tools & technologies focusing on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to understand human disease.  Further details can be found here.


Human Evolution: Fossils, Ancient and Modern Genomes conference
20-22 November 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Hinxton, CB10 1RQ, UK

This new conference will celebrate the maturity of the ancient DNA field. We will explore the use of genomic tools and large-scale analysis of ancient nuclear DNA to deciphering population mixing, complex migration patterns, microbiome composition and the role of adaptive introgression in human evolution.

Important dates: Bursary deadline: 12 September | Abstract Deadline: 26 September | Registration Deadline: 24 October

Further information can be found here.

Exeter Expert Series - Gastroenterology: Practical Genomics with a Clinical Perspective
23 November 2017 – 24 November 2017
The Innovation Centre, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter

This series will provide an in-depth overview of genomic medicine and a greater understanding of disease inheritance patterns, as well as enable participants to focus on specialist areas.

Further details can be found here.


NGS Tech and Applications at 4Bio
4 – 5 December 2017
Novotel London West, UK

 

This year, 4 complementary topics in molecular biology will converge in London. Consisting of strands of NGS, synthetic biology, qPCR, and microfluidics, 4Bio allows you to attend any session with one pass. Join us for the NGS strand, where experts will examine strategy, technology, analysis methods and medical applications.

To view the full list of topics and speakers, please click here.


Target Validation using Genomics and Informatics
6-8 December 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus-EMBL Conference

Bursary deadline: 26 September | Abstract Deadline: 10 October | Registration Deadline: 7 November
Click here for further information


Advanced Gene Mapping Course
January 22-26 2018
The Rockefeller University, New York, NY USA
Travel bursaries are available. Further details can be found here.
Eligible members of the Genetics Society can also apply for financial support to attend this course via the Society's Training Grant.


Festival of Genomics, London

30-31 January 2018
Excel Exhibition Centre, London

Please click here for further information about this conference.

Healthy Ageing: From Molecules to Organisms
31 January-2 February 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Deadlines: Early bird discount 17 Oct | Bursary 31 Oct | Abstract 14 Nov | Registration 12 Dec

Click here for further information


Single Cell Biology
6-8 March 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Deadlines: Early bird discount 28 Nov |  Bursary 12 Dec | Abstract 9 Jan | Registration 6 Feb

Click here for further information

Genomics of Rare Disease
26-28 March 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Deadlines: Early bird discount 4 Jan | Bursary 16 Jan  | Abstract 30 Jan  | Registration 27 Feb

Click here for further information

Genomics of Brain Disorders
23-25 April 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Deadlines: Early bird discount 30 Jan | Bursary 13 Feb | Abstract 27 Feb  | Registration 27 Mar

Click here for further information

Complex Trait Analysis of NGD Data
June 18-22 2018
Max Delbrück Center (MDC) for Molecular Medicine Berlin, Germany
Reduced fees are available for students from developing countries. Further details can be found here.
Eligible members of the Genetics Society can apply for financial support to attend this course via the Society's Training Grant.

 
Genetic Association
September 17-21 2018
Max Delbrück Center (MDC) for Molecular Medicine Berlin, Germany


Reduced fees are available for students from developing countries. Further details can be found here.
Eligible members of the Genetics Society can apply for financial support to attend this course via the Society's Training Grant.

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