Programma Next Generation DNA Sequencing

Next Generation DNA Sequencing: impact on clinical care and society.
New insights and challenges

Friday 18 octobre 2013, UMC Utrecht

Theme: Introduction / technology overview

9.30 Next Generation Human Genetics
       Jay Shendure (University of Washington, USA)

Theme: Clinical applications

10.00 Genomes and exomes first in rare disease research and diagnostics
         Joris Veltman (UMC St Radboud, Nijmegen)

10.30 Genotype-directed cancer therapy a quantum leap forward in cancer therapy
         René Bernards (NKI-AVL, Amsterdam)

11.00 Discussion with voting

11.15 Coffee break

Theme: Clinical implications

11.45 Expecting the unexpected
         John Burn (Newcastle University, UK)

12.15 Big data challenges and solutions from the Genome of the Netherlands
         Morris Swertz (UMC Groningen)

12.45 Discussion with voting

13.00 Lunch

Theme: Education, General Public

14.00 Understanding Genomics. Trends in Science Communication
         Anne Dijkstra (Twente University, Enschede)

14.20 Genetic literacy
         Dirk-Jan Boerwinkel (Utrecht University)

14.40 Effect of comprehensive oncogenetics training interventions for primary care physicians
         Isa Houwink (AMC, Amsterdam)

15.00 Discussion with voting

15.15 Forward looking presentation: Implications of our DNA based future
         Marjolijn Kriek (LUMC, Leiden)

Theme: Federa Award

15.45 Federa Award 2013

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