Clinical Genomics in the 21st Century - UConn Health Center, Farmington, CT

Scope/Topic

Oct 5, 2013 - Oct 6, 2013

UConn Health Center, Edmund and Arlene Grossman Auditorium, 400 Farmington Ave

Genomic technologies and informatics have transformed human genetics.  Clinical genomics is a portal to individualized genetic medicine.  This conference gathers experts and thought leaders in clinical genetics and genomic technologies to address the challenges in clinical genomics.  Topics will include diagnostic accuracy, disease prediction, incidental genetic findings, novel technologies, management of big data, and data security.  Ample time will be allotted for discussion of the science, the social ramifications, and the economic and regulatory considerations.

Organizers

Oct 5, 2013 - Oct 6, 2013 UConn Health Center, Edmund and Arlene Grossman Auditorium, 400 Farmington Ave

Jeff Chuang, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Charles Lee, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Ed Liu, M.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Yu-Hui Rogers, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Yijun Ruan, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
George Weinstock, Ph.D., Washington University in St Louis

Speakers

Oct 5, 2013 - Oct 6, 2013 UConn Health Center, Edmund and Arlene Grossman Auditorium, 400 Farmington Ave

Confirmed Speakers include:

Toby Bloom, Ph.D., New York Genome Center
Edison Liu, M.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Jim Lupski, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc. (hon) Baylor College of Medicine
Mark Gerstein, Ph.D., Yale University
Richard Gibbs, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
Brenton Graveley, Ph.D., University of Connecticut Health Center
Raju Kucherlapati, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School
Charles Lee, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine
Orrin Marcella, GE Healthcare
Yijun Ruan, Ph.D., JAX Genomic Medicine
Gualberto Ruano, M.D., Ph.D., Hartford Hospital
Eric Schadt, Ph.D., Icahn Institute, Mount Sinai
David Valle, M.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
George Weinstock, Ph.D., The Genome Institute
Sunney Xie, Ph.D., Harvard University
Zhiping Weng, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Schedule

Oct 5, 2013 - Oct 6, 2013 UConn Health Center, Edmund and Arlene Grossman Auditorium, 400 Farmington Ave

View the event schedule (.pdf). Please note that the schedule is subject to change. Updates will be made as they occur.

Registration

Oct 5, 2013 - Oct 6, 2013 UConn Health Center, Edmund and Arlene Grossman Auditorium, 400 Farmington Ave

Registration Fee: $100.00

•   Registration fee includes course materials, lunch and banquet dinner on October 5th. Attendees are responsible for all other meal, travel and lodging.

To register for this event, please:

  1. Complete the online registration form (opens a new page to our secured third party registration site).

Hotel/Travel

Oct 5, 2013 - Oct 6, 2013 UConn Health Center, Edmund and Arlene Grossman Auditorium, 400 Farmington Ave

Attendees will be responsible for their own travel and lodging arrangements for the duration of this event.

LODGING INFORMATION:

 

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Homewood Suites by Hilton located at 2 Farm Glen Boulevard in Farmington, CT at a discounted rate of $125/night. To reserve a room at the Homewood Suites please contact the hotel directly at 860-321-0000. You will be responsible for securing and paying for reservations directly. Please reference the The Jackson Laboratory Individual Room Block when making your reservation to receive the group rate.

There are services available for the disabled.  If special arrangements are required for an individual with a disability to attend this program please contact Erin McDevitt at 207-288-6659.

Sponsors

Oct 5, 2013 - Oct 6, 2013 UConn Health Center, Edmund and Arlene Grossman Auditorium, 400 Farmington Ave

Funding for this course has been generously provided by:

  • The Howard Hughes Medical Institute

We would also like to thank our sponsors for their generous support:

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Event Contact:

Erin McDevitt p: 207-288-6659