June 10-11, 2011, Tartu, Estonia
„Genetics of Complex Phenotypes“
Friday, 10. June 2011
||OPENING OF CONFERENCE|
| ||Prof. Alar Karis, Rector of the University of Tartu, Estonia|
| ||Prof. Andres Metspalu, Director of the Estonian Genome Center, University of Tartu, Estonia|
| ||Prof. David Cox, Chief Scientific Officer, Pfizer Inc., US|
"Application of Human Genetics to Drug Development and Improved Clinical Outcomes"
| ||Dr. Yuan-Tsong Chen, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan|
"Pharmacogenomics of Adverse Drug Reactions: Toward Personalized Medicine"
| ||Prof. Gilean McVean, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK|
"Medical Implications of the 1000 Genomes Project"
| ||Prof. Rasmus Nielsen, University of Berkeley, California, US|
"Inferring evolution from next generation sequencing data"
| ||Prof. Pawel Stankiewicz, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, US|
"Genomic, genic, exonic, non-coding, and mosaic copy-number variations"
| ||Prof. Thomas Kirkwood, Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, UK|
"Genetics of longevity and ageing"
| ||Dr. Cecilia Lindgren, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK|
"From genes to biology: lessons learned from searching for type 2 diabetes and obesity susceptibility genes"
| ||Prof. Olga Golubnitschaja, University of Bonn, Germany|
"Promoting Predictive, Preventive and Personalised Medicine in Europe and Global scale"
| ||Prof. Ulrich Stephani, Klinik Neuropädiatrie, Kiel, Germany|
"Epilepsy - clinical background and recent results of genetic research"
served at club Illusion, Raatuse str. 97
Saturday, 11. June 2011
| ||Prof. Nikolas Katsanis, Center for Human Disease Modeling, Duke University, US|
"Genetic architecture of ciliopathies"
| ||Dr. Kaspar Roger, Founder and CEO, Transderm Inc., US|
"A perspective on developing siRNA-based therapeutics for the ultra rare skin disorder pachyonychia congenital"
| ||Dr. Viljar Jaks, University of Tartu, Estonia|
"Hair follicle stem cells in epidermal homeostasis, regeneration and tumor formation"
| ||Dr. Pauline Crystal NG, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore|
"Bioinformatic Tools and Analyses for Medical Genomics"
| ||Prof. Soren Brunak, Centre for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark|
"Linking phenotypes extracted from electronic patient records onto systems biology frameworks"
| ||Dr. Jaak Vilo, University of Tartu, Estonia|
"Medical- and bioinformatics - a way forward for biobanks"
| ||Prof. Frank Lyko, University of Heidelberg, German Cancer Research Center, Germany|
"The role of DNA methylation in phenotypic plasticity"
| ||Dr. Vardhman Rakyan, Blizard Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, UK|
"The hunt of the epiallele"
|16:00||Closing of the conference|