27 – 29 September 2012, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
BioMed Central is hosting the third annual Beyond the Genome conference at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts from 26 – 28 September 2012.
Following on from the success of the first two events, Beyond the Genome 2012 sees a return to Boston, providing an outstanding forum for discussion of recent advances in the field of genomics.
Highly topical scientific program
Internationally renowned invited speakers and organizing committee
All participants are invited to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations
Genome Biology, in conjunction with Genome Medicine, is pleased to host the second annual Beyond the Genome conference at The Universities at Shady Grove, Rockville, in the Washington DC Metro area from 19 - 22 September 2011. This year there is a Genome Informatics Workshop on 19 September, before the 3 day conference focuses on cancer genomics, the human microbiome and exome and genomic sequencing and how these approaches are being used to identify common and rare disease-causing mutations. Technological as well as medical or biological perspectives will be discussed.
All participants are invited to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentation. A significant number of talks will be selected from submitted abstracts.
Clare Garvey, Genome Biology, London, UK
Elaine Mardis, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
Karen Nelson, J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, USA
Michael Schatz, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA
Jay Shendure, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Josh Akey, UW Genome Sciences, USA
Sam Aparicio, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver
Mark Boguski, Harvard Medical School, USA
Peter Campbell, The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Matthew Ellis, Washington University in St Louis, USA
Maria Giovanni, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, UK
Sarah Highlander, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
David Jaffe, The Broad Institute, USA
Sekar Kathiresan, Harvard Medical School, USA
Stephen Kingsmore, Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, USA
Ben Langmead, John Hopkins University, USA
Yinguri Li, Beijing Genomics Institute, China
Elaine Mardis, Washington University in St Louis, USA
Karen Nelson, J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), USA
Charles M. Perou, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Mihai Pop, University of Maryland, USAMike Schatz, Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory, USA
Thomas Sicheritz-Ponten, Technical University of Denmark
Jay Shendure, UW Genome Sciences, USA
Lincoln Stein, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, Canada
James Taylor, Galaxy, USA
Joris Veltman, Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences
Ian Wilson, The Scripps Research institute, USA
Bryan White, University of Illinois, USA
Matt Wood, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
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