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Genomics for Health and Society

19 April 2013

The Royal Society, London

Gallery Early Registration Deadline: 19 March 2013
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This meeting is jointly organised by the Genetics Society and the British Society of Human Genetics, and brings together experts in diverse domains, from DNA fingerprinting to consumer genomics, from genealogy to genomic medicine, from the legal implications of genomics to the therapeutic opportunities.
Organizers:
Matt Hurles
Chris Ponting
Bill Newman

Friday 19 April 2013


09:00 - 09:30 Registration with coffee

Speakers:
09:30 - 09:40 The Organisers
Welcome

Session 1

Chair:
Matt Hurles (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK)

Friday 19 April 2013

Speakers:
09:40 - 10:20 Jim Lupski (Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA)
Personal Genomes
10:20 - 11:00 Sir John Burn (University of Newcastle, UK)
Power to the People

11:00 - 11:40 Coffee

Session 2

Chair:
Sir John Burns (University of Newcastle, UK)

Friday 19 April 2013

Speakers:
11:40 - 12:20 Kate Bushby (University of Newcastle, UK)
Developing therapies
12:20 - 13:00 Jane Kaye (University of Oxford, UK)
Legal implications of genomics

13:00 - 13:30 Genetics Society AGM


13:30 - 14:30 Lunch

Session 3

Chair:
Jane Kaye (University of Oxford, UK)

Friday 19 April 2013

Speakers:
14:30 - 15:10 Sir Alec Jeffreys (University of Leicester, UK)
Human Identification and Forensic DNA
15:10 - 15:50 Mark Jobling (University of Leicester, UK)
Human Ancestry

15:50 - 16:15 Coffee

Session 4

Chair:
Chris Ponting (University of Oxford, UK)

Friday 19 April 2013

Medal:
16:15 - 16:55 Simon Myers (University Oxford, UK)
Our genetic history, and the role of recombination
2013 Balfour lecturer
Speakers:
16:55 - 17:35 Mark Henderson (Head of Communications at the Wellcome Trust, UK)
Communicating Genomics - The Geek Manifesto: Why Science Matters. 50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to know

17:35 - 18:00 Open discussion


18:00 - 19:00 Wine reception

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