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External Meetings

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

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Genome Editing: CRISPR Design & Strategy
22 - 23 June 2017
Homerton College, Cambridge

This CamBioScience ‘Genome Editing: CRISPR Design & Strategy’ Course you will learn how to best implement techniques relating to this versatile and programmable sequence-specific endonuclease to expedite and enhance your research or product development.

Click here for further details.

Meeting the challenges of modelling neurodegenerative disease in mice
26 - 27 June 2017
The Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire

This meeting aims to provide a platform for leaders within multiple disciplines, in addition to early career researchers, to meet for networking and discussion. More information, including the current programme and speakers can be found on the meetings webpage here.

Festival of Genomics, San Diego

26-27 June 2017
San Diego Convention Centre

If you’re using genomics to drive forward R&D, drug development or the diagnosis and treatment of disease then the Festival is the place to get inspired and informed.

Further information can be found here.

Mendelian randomization in the age of large-scale accessible genomics data
11-13 July 2017
Colston Hall, Bristol

All professionals interested in aetiological epidemiology and Mendelian randomization are invited to attend this conference.

The deadline for abstracts is 2 May 2017 and further details can be found here.

Leena Peltonen School of Human Genomics

20-24 August 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus

The Leena Peltonen School of Human Genomics, now in its 10th year, provides a unique opportunity to learn and be inspired by those that have shaped our understanding of human genomics over the past decade.

The application and bursary deadline is 23 May and further details can be found here.

Genome 10k and Genome Science Conference
Tuesday 29 August - Friday 1 September 2017
Norwich Research Park

Earlham Institute are proud to host two prestigious conferences in one – The Genome 10K biannual conference for the Genome 10K project – assembling a genomic zoo to capture genetic diversity of vertebrate species to support worldwide conservation efforts – and the Genome Science meeting – a successful annual meeting exploring advances in genomic technologies and computational biology and their applications across the biomedical sciences.

Further details can be found here.

MRC Human Genetics Unit - Eye Development and Degeneration Scientific Meeting
4 - 5 September 2017
MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, The University of Edinburgh

This two-day scientific meeting will highlight exciting new advances in eye development, physiology, disease and therapies. The meeting will also mark the outstanding contribution of Professor Alan Wright to the field of eye disease genetics over the last 25 years. The meeting will cover the latest research in eye developmental genetics, quantitative traits and genetics, physiology and mechanisms of genetic eye disease, therapeutic approaches to genetic disease and a plenary lecture. Poster presentations will be chosen from submitted abstracts. Please email your abstract to EyeDD2017@igmm.ed.ac.uk with your name and affiliation. Abstract submission deadline is 30th June 2017.

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Integrating Inherited Cancer Syndromes into Cancer Care 2017

6 September 2017
The Royal Marsden Education and Conference Centre, London

This one day course will examine the relevance of genetic test results for management of oncology patients. Each will focus on a case and the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions about each case.

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The Genomics of Common Diseases
6-9 September 2017

Wellcome Genome Campus

The programme will be focused on emerging technologies that are providing fundamental insights into human diseases with direct links to the development of clinical therapies.

Bursary deadline: 27 June | Abstract Deadline: 11 July | Registration Deadline: 8 August

Further details can be found here.

Lifecourse Biology: from development to disease and the clinic

13 - 15th September 2017
The Edge, Sheffield

This conference will bring together leading researchers from international, UK and Sheffield-based institutes. By gathering experts in these key areas of lifecourse research and giving them an arena in which to interact we seek to develop cross-cutting understanding of one another’s fields of research.

Abstract submission deadline: 15 June 2017
Registration deadline: 28th July 2017

Further information can be found here.

Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease

13–15 September 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus

The 6th Exploring Human Host-Microbiome Interactions in Health and Disease meeting will once again bring together leading scientists and clinicians from the fields of microbiology, immunology, gastroenterology and public health to discuss the latest developments in this fast-moving field.

Bursary deadline: 4 July  | Abstract Deadline: 18 July | Registration Deadline: 1 August

Further details can be found here.


Animal Genetics and Diseases
20 - 22 September 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

This conference will bring together specialists working on the interface between genomics, genetic engineering and infectious disease with the aims of improving animal and human health and welfare.

This meeting will showcase recent advances in genomics, genome editing, and mathematical techniques to understand disease resistance, pathogen evolution and vaccination success. We will discuss the progress and the lessons learned from combining genomic technologies with advanced quantitative methods to combat epidemics and improve livestock systems. The programme will also present advances of precision medicine in companion animals, translational medicine, as well as the societal issues and challenges surrounding animal welfare and regulation.

The registration deadline for this meeting is 1 August 2017 and full 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

Wellcome Genome Campus-EMBL Conference

25-27 September 2017

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Festival of Genomics, London

30-31 January 2018
Excel Exhibition Centre, London

Please click here for further information about this conference.


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