The Festival of Genomics & Biodata 2021 (Virtual Conference)

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26 January, 2021 - 29 January, 2021

General Information

The Festival of Genomics & Biodata on 26-29 January will bring the genomics and biodata ecosystems together to discover, meet and learn. Expect inspirational talks from an incredible line-up of global speakers, cutting-edge content and a great networking experience. The Festival is driven by a social mission to deliver the benefits of genomics to patients faster. As a result, the festival is free to attend for the majority of the genomics and biodata community.

Visit the event website for more information and to register.

Meeting organisers:

Front Line Genomics

Enquiries to:


  • Dame Sue Hill, CSO, NHS England
  • Ting Wu, Professor, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
  • Eric Topol, Founder & Director, Scripps Research Translational Institute
  • Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford
  • Klaus Pantel, Chairman, Department of Tumor Biology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
  • Heidi Rehm, Chief Genomics Officer, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Mark Effingham, Deputy CEO, UK BioBank
  • Eric Green, Director, National Human Genome Research Institute
  • Gillian Leng, CEO, NICE
  • Susan Gregurick, Associate Director for Data Science, National Institutes of Health
  • Stephen F. Kingsmore, President and CEO, Rady Children’s Hospital
  • Christopher Miller, Vice President, Functional Genomics, GSK
  • Baroness Nicola Blackwood, Chair, Genomics England
  • Peter Henstock, Machine Learning & AI Technical Lead: Combine AI, Software Engineering, Statistics & Visualization, Pfizer
  • Jennifer Fogarty, Chief Scientist, NASA Human Research Centre, NASA
  • Cordelia Langford, Director of Scientific Operations, Wellcome Sanger Institute
  • Catherine Alix-Panabieres, Director of Laboratory of Rare Human Circulating Cells, The University of Montpellier
  • Maria Antonietta Cerone, Research Programme Manager, CRUK
  • Steven Hardy, Head of Molecular Diagnostics, Public Health England