• Beyond the Genome 2012

    Beyond the Genome 2012

    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

    Register your interest now at www.beyond-the-genome.com 

  • Background

    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.

  • Scientific committee

    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

  • Speakers

    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)

  • BioMed Central

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  • Contact us

    General enquiries

    Email:  events@biomedcentral.com

    UK call:  0800 389 8136

    Outside UK call:  +44 (0) 20 3192 2009

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