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The Human Genome in Healthcare

23 - 24 November 2017

The Royal Society, London

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Organizers:
Michael Simpson (Genetics Society)
Emma Woodward (British Society for Genetic Medicine)
Jim Huggett (Genetics Society)

Thursday 23 November 2017


08:45 - 09:45 Registration


09:45 - 10:00 Welcome and introduction

An Individual Genome in the Context of the millions


Thursday 23 November 2017

Speakers:
10:00 - 10:30 Richard Trembath (Kings College London)
10:30 - 11:00 Kaitlin Samocha (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute)
11:00 - 11:30 Tea/ Coffee Break

Diagnosing Rare Diseases


Thursday 23 November 2017

Speakers:
11:30 - 12:00 Don Conrad (Washington University School of Medicine)
12:00 - 12:30 Joe Marsh (University of Edinburgh)
12:30 - 12:45 Richard Scott (Genomics England)
12:45 - 13:00 Selected Oral Communication- Geoffrey J Maher (University of Oxford)
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

Gene therapy / gene editing


Thursday 23 November 2017

Speakers:
14:30 - 14:45 Selected Oral Communication- Yan Zhou (University of Oxford)
14:45 - 15:00 Selected Oral Communication- David Brook (University of Nottingham)
15:00 - 15:30 Chengzu Long (New York University School of Medicine)
15:30 - 16:00 Jakub Tolar (University of Minnesota)
16:00 - 16:30 Tea/ Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:30 2017 Genetics Society Balfour Lecture- Andrew Wood (University of Edinburgh)
17:30 - 19:30 Poster Session

17:30 - 18:00 Genetics Society Annual General Meeting (Genetics Society Members Only)
19:30 Conference Dinner

Pharmacogenomics / Common Disease Risk Prediction


Friday 24 November 2017

Speakers:
09:30 - 10:00 Madan Babu (University of Cambridge)
10:00 - 10:30 Frank Dudbridge (University of Leicester)
10:30 - 11:00 Magnus Ingelman (Sundberg, Karolinska Institute)
11:00 - 11:30 Tea/ Coffee Break

Cancer Genomes


Friday 24 November 2017

Speakers:
11:30 - 12:00 Clare Turnbull (Genomics England)
12:00 - 12:30 Dennis Lo (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
12:30 - 13:00 Serena Nik-Zainal (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute)
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Taking Control of Your Genome


Friday 24 November 2017

Speakers:
14:00 - 14:30 Anneke Lucassen (University of Southampton)
14:30 - 15:00 Anna Middleton (Sanger Institute)
15:00 - 15:30 Joe Pickrell (New York Genome Centre)
15:30 - 15:40 Closing Remarks

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