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Genome Center Assembly

March 29, 2019

Campus Biotech Geneva

Registration Deadline March 10, 2019

See objectives and program below

The Health 2030 Genome Center is pleased to invite all Swiss-based Principal Investigators involved in genomic research and medicine.

March 29th 2019 from 10am – 5pm at the Campus Biotech in Geneva

The objectives of the day are:

> to present the Health 2030 Genome Center

> to explore the Swiss needs in genomic research and medicine

> to bring together the Swiss community of health care workers and scientists interested in genomic medicine

> to develop together the Genome Center strategy

Registration is free but mandatory

We look forward to meeting you in Geneva. 

Manolis Dermitzakis, UNIGE – Director of the Genome Center

Jacques Fellay, UNIL, CHUV, EPFL – Co-Director

Didier Trono, EPFL – Chair of the Board

TENTATIVE PROGRAM

09:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:30 Assembly Opening – Welcome Address

  • Welcome Message
  • Didier Trono, EPFL – Health 2030 Director and Chair of the Board

10:30 – 11:15 Health 2030 Genome Center

  • Manolis Dermitzakis, UNIGE – Director Genome Center
  • Jacques Fellay, UNIL, CHUV, EPFL – Co-Director
  • Ioannis Xenarios, CHUV, UNIL, Ludwig Institute – Chief Analyst
  • Keith Harshman, COO

11:15 – 12:00 Keynote speaker

Cisca Wijmenga, Professor of Human Genetics, University of Groningen, NL

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Break and Networking

13:30 – 14:15 Keynote speaker

Mark Daly, Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit, Harvard University, USA

14:15 – 15:05 Panel Discussion: Genomics data management in Switzerland (panelists TBA)

15:05 – 15:25 Coffee Break

15:25 – 16:15 Panel Discussion: Clinical Services by the Genome Center (panelists TBA)

16:15 – 17:15 Panel Discussion: Major Research Projects in genomics in Switzerland (panelists TBA)

17:15 – 19:00 Cocktail