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Innovation in Genomics

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Innovation in Genomics

Hosted by Innovation Forum Oxford


SAVE THE DATE 1st May 2019, 12:00-19:00

Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital


An exciting half-day event exploring innovations in Genomics in three themes:

Genomics; a game-changer for human health and wellbeing

Impact; where technology, molecular biology and clinical data meet

Beyond the code; the applications and complementary innovations

We bring together players in the genomics space to:

1- Showcase Oxford as leader in genomics research and development

2- Highlight how outstanding biological questions, clinical needs, and revolutionary technologies are brought together by innovative academic and clinical research as well as biotechs and startups

3- Work towards a cohesive vision for genomic innovations across academia, Industry, NHS and policy makers


Confirmed speakers and industry participants include:

Sarah Haywood - Chief Executive Officer, MedCity

Chas Bountra - Pro Vice-Chancellor for Innovation, University of Oxford

John Mattick - Chief Executive Officer, Genomics England

Bruno Holthof - Chief Executive Officer, Oxford University Hospitals

Helen McShane- Director, Oxford Biomedical Research Centre

Oxford Nanopore

Genomics Plc

Genomics 10x

Twist Bioscience

Evox Therapeutics

and many more.

The exciting line-up for the day will also include a series of lightning talks from start-up companies and academic researcherswho are at the cutting edge of the field.

In addition to the cutting-edge science and technology, we are throwing in a little fun with Virtual Reality and genome origami!


Provisional Programme

12.00 – 12.45 Registration and Lunch

12.45– 12.50 Welcome from IFO

12.50 – 13.40 SESSION I: Genomics; a game-changer for human health and wellbeing

13:50 – 14.50 SESSION II: Impact; where technology, molecular biology and clinical data meet; reading and understanding the genome

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee Break and Tech Demos

15.30 – 16.00 Lightning Talks

16.00 – 17.00 SESSION III: Beyond the Code; the applications and complementary innovations; writing the genome

17.00 – 17.30 Coffee Break and Tech Demos

17.30 – 17.55 Lightning Talks

17.55 – 18.25 Panel Discussion

18.30 – 19.30 Closing before Drinks and Networking

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