5th Annual Genomic Medicine 2018 Edinburgh Conference

5th Annual Genomic Medicine 2018 Edinburgh Conference

18 April 2018 - Radisson Blu, High Street, The Royal Mile

18-19 April 

Organised in partnership with South East Scotland Genetic Service, Edinburgh Genomics, Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility, MRC Human Genetics Unit (University of Edinburgh) and Polyomics at University of Glasgow, this conference covers the latest updates and innovations in Next Generation Sequencing technologies and applications, national genome projects, use of health records, rare diseases and cancer.

Who should attend?

  • NGS users, researchers and students
  • Bioinformaticians
  • NHS & private labs, biotech companies, CRO's, service providers

Speakers include:

  • Professor Tim Aitman, University of Edinburgh - The Scottish Genomes Partnership - progress and prospects
  • Professor James Allan, University of Newcastle - The application of genomics to prognostication in cancer
  • Professor Darren Monckton, University of Glasgow - Sequencing the unsequenceable: unstable repeats in myotonic dystrophy and related disorders
  • Professor Zosia Miedzybrodzka, University of Aberdeen - Developing genetic testing in the NHS
  • Professor Charlie Gourley, CR UK, Edinburgh Centre - Real time molecular characterisation of ovarian cancer - ready for the clinic or still a pipedream?
  • Professor Caroline Hayward, University of Edinburgh - Generation Scotland: Scottish Family Health Study: Linkage to Electronic Health Records
  • Professor Geoff Barton, University of Dundee - Population variation in humans and its relationship to gene function and disease

Click here for more information, including agenda and registration details.

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