9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Human Variation: Cause and Consequence

Heidelberg, Germany



   EMBO / EMBL Symposia

   Advanced Training Centre

   Human Variation:
   Cause and Consequence
   20–23 JUNE 2010

   Gonçla;alo Abecasis US
   Ewan Birney UK
   Leena Peltonen UK
   Andrew Wilkie UK

   28 March 2010

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Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, June 20, 2010
14:00:00 Arrival & Registration
17:20:00 Welcome
17:30:00 Keynote speaker
18:30:00 Dinner
Monday, June 21, 2010
09:00:00 Mechanism of Mutation
09:15:00 Structural Variation and Human Disease Evan Eichler
09:30:00 Studying Mutations in the Age of Statistical Genomics Kateryna Makova
10:00:00 Properties, consequences and evolution of human recombination hotspots Gilean McVean
10:30:00 The weird world of mutation: new insights from sequence analysis Adam Eyre-Walker
11:00:00 Selected talk
11:15:00 Selected talk
11:30:00 Coffee break
12:00:00 MPI for Molecular Genetics Peter Arndt
12:15:00 Biased gene conversion and the evolution of human genomic landscapes Laurent Duret
12:30:00 Selfish mutations in spermatogenesis and paternal age effects Andrew Wilkie
12:45:00 Selected talk
13:00:00 Selected talk
13:25:00 Lunch
14:30:00 Population Genetics
14:35:00 Sequencing 1000 Genomes to identify human genetic variation Richard Durbin
15:00:00 Population Genetics | Goncalo Abecasis Goncalo Abecasis
15:30:00 Population Genetics | Carlos D. Bustamante Carlos Bustamante
16:00:00 Selected talk
16:30:00 Selected talk
17:00:00 Coffee break
17:30:00 Homozygosity, linkage disequilibrium and imputation in diverse worldwide populations Noah Rosenberg
17:45:00 Population Genetics | Paul Flicek Paul Flicek
17:50:00 Selected talk
18:00:00 Selected talk
18:05:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Poster Session
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
09:00:00 Functional Variation
09:05:00 Evolution of the cancer genome Michael R STRATTON
09:30:00 Genetics of human gene expression Vivian Cheung
10:00:00 Functional regulatory variation in humans Manolis Dermitzakis
11:00:00 Selected talk
11:15:00 Selected talk
11:30:00 Coffee break
11:45:00 Functional Variation | Ewan Birney Ewan Birney
12:00:00 Moving from inventories of diabetes-associated SNPs to the identification of regulatory variants Jorge Ferrer
12:30:00 Functional Variation | Søren Brunak Søren Brunak
12:45:00 Turning the base metal of genetic discoveries into the gold of novel biology Mark I. McCarthy
13:00:00 Selected talk
13:10:00 Selected talk
13:25:00 Lunch
14:30:00 Poster Session
17:00:00 Keynote speaker
18:00:00 Gala Dinner & Party
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
09:00:00 Disease Genetics
09:15:00 Disease Genetics | Rick Lifton Richard P Lifton
09:30:00 Rare variants in complex diseases: not so rare but still complex Helen Hobbs
10:00:00 Phenotypic consequences of variation in human genome structure Steven McCarroll
10:30:00 Selected talk
10:45:00 Selected talk
11:00:00 Coffee break
11:30:00 Disease Genetics | Mark Daly Mark Daly
12:00:00 Extreme polymorphism in human MHC and KIR genes John Trowsdale
13:50:00 Conference ends
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