The Festival of Genomics & Biodata 2022

Festival of Genomics Logo with images of famous landmarks beneath
25 January, 2022 - 28 January, 2022

Online and on-demand


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General Information

The Festival of Genomics and Biodata is returning on 25-28 January 2022. The Festival is the world’s largest genomics and biodata event and it is THE place for the global genomics community to meet, learn and get inspired. You can build meaningful relationships with 7,000+ attendees from across the globe, enjoy the many festival activities and hear incredible talks from around 200 speakers including Dame Sue Hill (CSO, NHS England), Chris Wigley (CEO, Genomics England) and Mark Effingham (Deputy CEO, UK Biobank) Driven by our social mission to deliver the benefits of genomics to patients faster, the Festival is free to attend for over 95% of our audience. Join your peers for a global celebration of genomics and biodata.


  • Dame Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer, NHS England
  • Eric Green, Director, NHGRI
  • Heidi Rehm, Chief Genomics Officer, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Tony Wood, Senior Vice President, Medicinal Science & Technology, GSK
  • Caroline Cake, Chief Executive Officer, HDRUK
  • Joakim Lundeberg, Professor, SciLifeLab
  • David Goldstein, Director of the Institute of Genomic Medicine, Columbia University
  • Sarah Teichmann, Head of Cellular Genetics, Wellcome Sanger Institute
  • John Quackenbush, Chair of the Biostatistics Department, Harvard School of Public Health
  • Asli Ismihan Ozen, Head of Bioinformatics and Data Mining, Novo Nordisk
  • Chris Wigley, CEO, Genomics England
  • Klaus Pantel, Chairman of the Institute of Tumour Biology, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf
  • Dame Janet Thornton, Director Emeritus and Senior Scientist, EMBL-EBI
  • Mark Effingham, Deputy CEO, UK Biobank
  • Paul Workman, Team Leader and Former CEO, Institute of Cancer Research
  • Charlotte Hobbs, Vice President Research and Clinical Management, Rady Children’s Institute
  • Tim Hubbard, Head of Genome Analysis, Genomics England