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External Meetings

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

Please email your items (including a meeting or institution logo) to theteam@genetics.org.uk


Cambridge Rare Disease Summit 2017
23 October 2017
Robinson College

This event on "Re-imagining the Patient Journey" seeks to create a forum that brings together patient groups, healthcare, academics, researchers, biotech companies, and the pharmaceutical industry in a spirit of collaboration, innovation and passion to re-imagine and re-invent the Rare Disease patient journey.

Further details can be found here


The Social Life of DNA: racial reconciliation and institutional morality
Thursday 26 October 2017, 6.30-8pm
Old Theatre, Old Building, London School of Economics and Political Science


Professor Alondra Nelson, newly elected President of the Social Science Research Council, will deliver a lecture on one of the most pressing topics for sociologists and scientists today; how the discovery of DNA has wound its way into the heart of contemporary social issues around race, science and history. This is the first UK lecture Professor Nelson will deliver on The Social Life of DNA and as President of the SSRC.

Further details can be found here.


Exeter Expert Series - Cardiology: Practical Genomics with a Clinical Perspective
2 – 3 November 2017
The Innovation Centre, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter


This series will provide an in-depth overview of genomic medicine and a greater understanding of disease inheritance patterns, as well as enable participants to focus on specialist areas.

 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.


Noncoding RNA-mediated metabolic regulation in health and disease
6-8 November 2017
Campus Antonio Machado (Baeza, Spain)

Further details can be found here.


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
London

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.


Chromosomal Instability: From Molecular Mechanisms to Disease
13-15 November 2017
Campus Antonio Machado (Baeza, Spain)

Further details can be found here.


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.


Epigenomics of Common Diseases
14-17 November 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Bursary deadline: 5 September | Abstract Deadline: 19 September  | Registration Deadline: 17 October
Click here for further information


Surveying Galton’s Legacy
15 November 2017
Royal Society, London

This meeting will explore how the work of eminent but controversial Sir Francis Galton, founder of biometrics and quantitative genetics, coiner of the term “eugenics”, has developed, for example into today’s forensic DNA fingerprinting and the genetics of intellectual ability.  The predominantly scientific program also includes historical and ethical perspectives. The meeting is free but registration is essential.

To register, click here


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.


Human Evolution: Fossils, Ancient and Modern Genomes conference
20-22 November 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Hinxton, CB10 1RQ, UK

This new conference will celebrate the maturity of the ancient DNA field. We will explore the use of genomic tools and large-scale analysis of ancient nuclear DNA to deciphering population mixing, complex migration patterns, microbiome composition and the role of adaptive introgression in human evolution.

Important dates: Bursary deadline: 12 September | Abstract Deadline: 26 September | Registration Deadline: 24 October

Further information can be found here.

Exeter Expert Series - Gastroenterology: Practical Genomics with a Clinical Perspective
23 November 2017 – 24 November 2017
The Innovation Centre, Streatham Campus, University of Exeter

This series will provide an in-depth overview of genomic medicine and a greater understanding of disease inheritance patterns, as well as enable participants to focus on specialist areas.

Further details can be found here.


NGS Tech and Applications at 4Bio
4 – 5 December 2017
Novotel London West, UK

 

This year, 4 complementary topics in molecular biology will converge in London. Consisting of strands of NGS, synthetic biology, qPCR, and microfluidics, 4Bio allows you to attend any session with one pass. Join us for the NGS strand, where experts will examine strategy, technology, analysis methods and medical applications.

To view the full list of topics and speakers, please click here.


Target Validation using Genomics and Informatics
6-8 December 2017
Wellcome Genome Campus-EMBL Conference

Bursary deadline: 26 September | Abstract Deadline: 10 October | Registration Deadline: 7 November
Click here for further information


Advanced Gene Mapping Course
January 22-26 2018
The Rockefeller University, New York, NY USA
Travel bursaries are available. Further details can be found here.
Eligible members of the Genetics Society can also apply for financial support to attend this course via the Society's Training Grant.


Festival of Genomics, London

30-31 January 2018
Excel Exhibition Centre, London

Please click here for further information about this conference.

Healthy Ageing: From Molecules to Organisms
31 January-2 February 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Deadlines: Early bird discount 17 Oct | Bursary 31 Oct | Abstract 14 Nov | Registration 12 Dec

Click here for further information


Single Cell Biology
6-8 March 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Deadlines: Early bird discount 28 Nov |  Bursary 12 Dec | Abstract 9 Jan | Registration 6 Feb

Click here for further information

Genomics of Rare Disease
26-28 March 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Deadlines: Early bird discount 4 Jan | Bursary 16 Jan  | Abstract 30 Jan  | Registration 27 Feb

Click here for further information

Genomics of Brain Disorders
23-25 April 2018
Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

Deadlines: Early bird discount 30 Jan | Bursary 13 Feb | Abstract 27 Feb  | Registration 27 Mar

Click here for further information

Complex Trait Analysis of NGD Data
June 18-22 2018
Max Delbrück Center (MDC) for Molecular Medicine Berlin, Germany
Reduced fees are available for students from developing countries. Further details can be found here.
Eligible members of the Genetics Society can apply for financial support to attend this course via the Society's Training Grant.

 
Genetic Association
September 17-21 2018
Max Delbrück Center (MDC) for Molecular Medicine Berlin, Germany


Reduced fees are available for students from developing countries. Further details can be found here.
Eligible members of the Genetics Society can apply for financial support to attend this course via the Society's Training Grant.

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