Gene Forum 2016, June 9-10, 2016
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The 16th Annual Gene Forum 2016

Tartu, Estonia, June 9-10, 2016

Friday, August 30th 2019
08:40-09:00 Registration
Kristjan Vassil, Vice-Rector of Research, University of Tartu, Estonia
Toomas Asser, Rector, University of Tartu, Estonia
Keynote Dan Roden, Vanderbilt University, USA
"“Using large biobanks to advance an agenda for personalized medicine”
Heidi Rehm, Broad Institute, USA
""Supporting Genomics in the Practice of Medicine""
10:30-10:45 Coffee / tea
10:45-12:45 SESSION I
Moving towards personal medicine
Mathew Garnett, Sanger Institute, UK
"“Functional genomics approaches to identify targetable dependencies in cancer cells”"
Ole Andreassen, University of Oslo, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Norway
"“Predicting age of onset of complex diseases - precision medicine with clinical relevance”"
Stefan Fröhling, NCT Heidelberg, Germany
""Clinical Cancer Genome Sequencing for Precision Oncology""
12:45-13:50 Lunch
13:50-15:50 SESSION II
Pharmacogenomics in personal medicine
Henk-Jan Guchelaar, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
""The time for personalized medicine is now""
Lili Milani, University of Tartu, Institute of Genomics, Estonia
""Pharmacogenetic studies in the Estonian Biobank""
Erik Eliasson, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
"“Clinical uptake of pharmacogenetics at Karolinska”"
15:50-16:10 Coffee / tea
16:10-17:25 SESSION III
Epigenetics and gene regulation
Kerrin Small, King’s College, UK
""Regulation of gene expression across tissues, time and environment""
Vardhman Rakyan, Blizard Institute, University of London, UK
""Mammalian ribosomal DNA as a molecular environmental sensor""
20:00Õhtusöök (Dorpati Konverentsikeskuses)

Saturday, August 31st 2019
09:30-11:30 SESSION IV
Host-Microbiome interactions
Peer Bork, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany
""Tracing the invisible life in us and on the planet: The world of microbes""
Alexandra Zhernakova, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
"“The gut microbiome: interaction of genetics, environment, and diseases”"
Harri Alenius, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
"“Molecular basis for allergy development: Impact of the living environment on microbe-host interaction in immune homeostasis and its dysregulation”"
11:30-11:50 Coffee / tea
11:50-13:50 SESSION V
Evolutionary aspects of genetic traits
Iain Mathieson, University of Pennsylvania, USA
""Mammalian ribosomal DNA as a molecular environmental sensor""
Lluis Quintana Murci, Institut Pasteur, France
""Dissecting the genetic and evolutionary factors driving immune response variation in humans”"
Carina Schlebusch, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Sweden
""The genetic history of Africa based on modern and ancient DNA""
13:50-14:40 Lunch
14:40-16:00 SESSION VI
Complex interactions in metabolic diseases
Margit Mahlapuu, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
"“Depletion of STK25 in the Liver Protects Against Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease”"
Frode Norheim, University of Oslo, Norway
""Gene-by-sex and gene-by-diet interactions in obesity""
16:00Closing of the conference