New Horizons in Genomics: Medical Genomics

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Rotblat Lecture Theatre

Barts & The London School of Medicine

Charterhouse Square

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The Life Science Institute (LSI), in partnership with Epigenetics-Hub and Genome Centre, within Queen Mary University London (QMUL) is organising an exciting week-long event (from 1st to 5th of July) on New Horizons in Genomics.

Come and join us for the opportunity to hear about the theme of Medical Genomics on the 4th July 2019.


NEW HORIZONS in GENOMICS: Medical Genomics

July 4th, 2019

Rotblat Lecture Theatre, Joseph Rotblat Building

Barts & The London, Queen Mary University of London, Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6BQ

Moderators: Christopher Bell & Andrea Cerase

13.00 Opening Session Statement


13:15 Serena Sanna, UMCG, Groningen.

Novel insights on the underlying mechanisms of complex traits

13: 40 Nuria Lopez – IRB, Barcelona.

Tumor genomes shed light into somatic mutational processes and cancer vulnerabilities

14:05 Clare Bycroft – WCHG, Oxford.

Lessons and opportunities from curating the genotypes of half-a-million people in the UK Biobank

14:30 Catalina Vallejos - MRC Human Genetics Unit, Edinburgh.

Statistical challenges in the analysis of single-cell gene expression data

14:55 COFFEE BREAK

15:35 Vincent Plagnol Genomics PLC, Cambridge.

Leveraging phenome-wide information to improve accuracy and applicability of genetic risk predictions for complex traits

16:00 Maggie Cheang, ICR, London.

“Applying machine learning to predict breast cancer prognosis: lesson learnt from development and clinical validation of the PAM50 to Prosigna®”

17:25 Hemanth Tummala – QMUL, London

Genetics and Biology of Inherited Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes

16:50 Tim Forshew – Inivata Ltd, Cambridge.

Circulating tumour DNA analysis as a tool for non-invasive patient stratification and beyond

17: 00 POSTER & DRINKS SESSION + Finger food in the Shield

18:30 Prize for best poster & Concluding remarks

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Barts & The London School of Medicine

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LONDON

EC1M 6BQ

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