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The EMBO Meeting 2013

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017

Clinical applications of next-generation sequencing

10th Golden Helix Pharmacogenomics Day, room G106

* Please note that participants whishing to attend the special interest symposium do have to register to attend The EMBO Meeting - day passes are available*

 

Organizing Committee:

Joseph Borg, University of Malta, Department of Applied Medical Sciences, Msida, Malta & George P. Patrinos, University of Patras, School of Health Sciences, Department of Pharmacy, Patras, Greece

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SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM – September 21, 2013

8.00 – 9.00 Registration
9.00 – 9.10 Opening addresses:
Joseph Borg (University of Malta), George P. Patrinos (University of Patras)
Session 1 Chairperson: Wouter de Laat
9.10 - 9.30 Joseph Borg, Lecturer, University of Malta, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Applied Biomedical Science, Msida, Malta
Whole genome sequencing as a tool to identify modifier genes in disease
9.30 – 10.00 George P. Patrinos, Associate Professor, University of Patras, School of Health Sciences, Department of Pharmacy, Patras, Greece
Pharmacogenomics and whole genome sequencing
10.00 – 10.30 Clint Mizzi, Research Assistant, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Department of Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
Whole exome sequencing of mixed DNA samples and its clinical applications
10.30 – 11.00 Wouter de Laat, Professor, Hubrecht Institute – KNAW and University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands  
Next-generation sequencing to determine long-range DNA interactions
11.00 – 11.30 COFFEE BREAK
Session 2 Chairperson: George P. Patrinos
11.30 - 12.00 Sjaak Philipsen, Professor, Erasmus University Medical Center, Department of Cell Biology, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Next-generation RNA sequencing
12.00 – 12.30 Bauke Ylstra, Professor, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Department of Pathology, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Next-generation sequencing uncovers clinically relevant intra tumor genetic heterogeneous chromosomal aberrations in Low Grade Glioma
12.30 – 13.00 Joris Veltman, Professor, Radboud University Medical Center, Department of Human Genetics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Whole exome sequencing in clinical genetics
13.00 – 13.30 Discussion - Concluding remarks
Golden Helix Pharmacogenomics Day


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