16th International Conference on Human Genome Variation and Complex Genome Analysis (HGV2015)

Type Conference
Starts at Nov 11, 2015 12:00 AM
Ends at Nov 13, 2015 12:00 AM
Venue UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center, San Francisco
Open To Public

Application and Abstract Deadline: 15th August 2015

HGV2015 will bring together approximately 180 delegates (selected on the basis of their abstract submission) in a workshop-style atmosphere, with 25 internationally recognized speakers, in a superb venue, the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center (http://www.acc-missionbayconferencecenter.com) in San Francisco, California, USA, from 11th – 13th November 2015.

Scientific topics include:
· Clinical NGS
· Epigenomic variation
· Large scale population studies of human disease
· Stratified and Personalised medicine
· Data and knowledge sharing/discovery
· Biomedical informatics
· Genomic evolution
· Genomic technology advances
· Human mosaicism & aging

Confirmed speakers include:
· Wylie Burke, University of Washington
· Carlos Bustamante, Stanford
· Atul Butte, UCSF
· Deanna Church, Personalis
· Nancy Cox, Vanderbilt
· Yaniv Erlich, Columbia University
· Douglas M. Fowler, University of Washington
· Susanne Haga, Duke
· Warren Kibbe, NCI
· John Mattison, Kaiser Permanente
· Bob Nussbaum, Invitae
· Sharon Plon, Baylor College of Medicine
· Ludmila Prokunina-Olsson, NCI
· Dan Roden, Vanderbilt
· Thierry Voet, KU Leuven and Sanger Centre
· Rick Wilson, University of Washington

This conference provides the opportunity for you to interact with an unrivalled international faculty in an environment which promotes discussion and consideration of the key technologies and advances that will inform the development of this important discipline over the coming years. We look forward to welcoming you to this State of the Art Conference in a venue where you will have excellent opportunities to interact with fellow conference participants and invited faculty.

HGV2015 Organising Committee
Steven Brenner, Anthony Brookes (University of Leicester), Stephen Chanock, Ada Hamosh, Gail Jarvik, Pui-Yan Kwok, Mark Lawler

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