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GENE FORUM 2005
September 23-24, 2005, in Tartu, Estonia
VANEMUISE CONFERENCE HALL
Friday, 23. September 2005
||Registration at the Vanemuine Conference Hall|
||OPENING OF THE FORUM|
| ||Prof. Richard Villems, President of Estonian Academy of Sciences, Estonia|
| ||Prof. Kári Stefánsson, President & CEO, deCODE genetics, Iceland|
"Population genetics and complex traits."
| ||Prof. Richard Villems, Director, Estonian Biocentre, Estonia|
"Genetic History of Homo Sapiens Sapiens"
| ||Prof. Michel Georges, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liege, Belgium|
"Epigenetic lessons from livestock: towards molecular understanding of polar overdominance at the ovine callipyge locus."
| ||Dr. Mark Gibbs, Illumina Inc., USA|
"Whole Genome Genotyping on Arrays."
| ||Prof. Jukka T. Salonen, Oy Jurilab Ltd and Research Institute of Public Health, University of Kuopio, Finland|
"Maximizing the power of gene discovery in complex traits by using a founder population."
| ||Dr. Paul Brennan, Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Cancer Research, France|
"Using genetics to identify environmental causes of cancer."
| ||Prof. Gerd Utermann, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria|
"Large scale copy number variation at the apolipoprotein(a)(LPA) locus in 17 world populations."
| ||Prof. Till Roenneberg, Centre for Chronobiology, Institute for Medical Psychology, Munich, Germany|
"Epidemiology of the human circadian clock."
| ||Dr. Martha Merrow, Department of Behavioural Biology, University of Groningen, The Netherlands|
"The clock in the genes."
Saturday, 24. September 2005
| ||Prof. Han Brunner, Department of Human Genetics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands|
"Genotypes and phenotypes."
| ||Prof. Jan Lubinski, International Hereditary Cancer Center, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland|
"Population screenings of genetic predispositions as the basis for cancer prevention and surveillance."
| ||Prof. Veronica van Heyningen, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, United Kingdom|
"Ocular malformations: from Mendelian to complex disease."
| ||Prof. Albert Schinzel, Institute of Medical Genetics, Switzerland|
"The use of clinical data and molecular cytogenetic investigations for gene mapping."
| ||Prof. John Burn, The Institute of Human Genetics, University of Newcastle, United Kingdom|
"Translation of Complex Genetic Testing into Clinical Genetics."
| ||Dr. Tanel Tenson, Molecular Microbiology laboratory at the Institute of Technology, University of Tartu, Estonia|
"Inhibitors of protein synthesis: mechanisms of action and resistance."
| ||Prof. Kurt Zatloukal, University of Graz, Austria|
"Emerging role of tissue banks for medical genome research and drug discovery."
| ||Prof. Andres Metspalu, Department of Biotechnology, University of Tartu, Estonia|
"Population biobanks and genetics."
|17:45||CLOSE OF THE CONFERENCE|