Friday, 18. June 2010
||REGISTRATION AT THE DORPAT CONFERENCE CENTRE, SOOLA 6|
| ||Prof Alar Karis, Rector of the University of Tartu, Estonia|
"Opening of the Conference."
| Keynote||Prof Gert-Jan van Ommen, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands|
"Translational genomics, a development model for rare and common disease"
| ||Prof Leif Groop, Lund University Diabetes Centre, Sweden|
"Genetics of type 2 diabetes - are we getting any closer?"
| ||Dr Michael Dean, National Cancer Institute at Frederick, USA|
"Exome sequencing of human tumors and cell lines"
| ||Prof Päivi Peltomäki, University of Helsinki, Finland|
"Genetic and epigenetic signatures of familial cancer – Lynch syndrome as an example"
| ||Dr Andrew Morris, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK|
"Methodology for the analysis of rare variants with application to central obesity."
||Lunch (served at the conference centre)|
| Keynote||Prof Svante Pääbo, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany|
"The Neandertal Genome"
| ||Dr Mait Metspalu, Estonian Biocentre, Estonia|
"Revealing origins of human populations embedded in their genomes"
| ||Prof Nancy Pedersen, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden|
"The Enigma of Gene-Environment Interactions in the Age of GWAS."
| ||Dr Samuli Ripatti, Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, University of Helsinki, Finland|
"From genetic variation to disease risk prediction: a view from Finland"
|20:00||Buffet Dinner (served at restaurant Atlantis)|
Saturday, 19. June 2010
| ||Prof Wilhelm Ansorge, Ecole Polytechnique Federal Lausanne, Switzerland|
"Next- Generation DNA Sequencing Techniques and Applications"
| ||Dr Mika Ala-Korpela, University of Oulu and Biocenter of Oulu, Finland|
"Serum NMR metabonomes - towards deeper metabolic phenotyping for functional genomics"
| ||Dr Benoit Ballester, European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK|
"Five-Vertebrate ChIP-seq Reveals the Evolutionary Dynamics of Transcription Factor Binding"
| ||Prof Cisca Wijmenga, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands|
"From disease to population studies: from gene discovery to risk prediction"
| ||Prof Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin, Imperial College London, UK|
"Genetic predisposition to alcohol drinking"
| ||Prof Sinuhe Hahn, University Women's Hospital, University of Basel, Switzerland|
"Cell-free fetal DNA - new developments"
||Lunch (served at the conference center)|
| ||Prof Riitta Lahesmaa, Turku Centre for Biotechnology, University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, Finland|
"New genes and mechanisms regulating human T helper cell differentiation"
| ||Prof Darren Monckton, University of Glasgow, UK|
"Myotonic dystrophy: complex repeats in a complex disorder"
| ||Prof Mart Saarma, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, Finland|
"Novel family of Neurotrophic Factors: Structure, Biology and Therapeutic Potential"
|16:30||CLOSING OF THE CONFERENCE|