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Geneforum 2013

June 14-15, 2013, Tartu, Estonia

Friday, 14. June 2013
Dr. Marco Kirm, Vice-Rector for Research, University of Tartu, Estonia
Chair: Prof. Andres Metspalu, University of Tartu
Prof. Maynard Olson, University of Washington, USA
"“Integrating Genomics and Medicine: the Magnitude of the
Prof. Munir Pirmohamed, University of Liverpool, UK
"“Clinical Pharmacogenomics”"
10:35-10:55 COFFEE BREAK
10:55-13:00 SESSION I
Chair: Prof. Richard Villems, Estonian Biocentre
Prof. Charles Kurland, Lund University, Sweden
"“The Game Changer: Genome Content Roots the Tree of Life”"
Prof. Jukka Corander, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Helsinki, Finland
"“Evolutionary epidemiology in the genomic era”"
Dr. John Chambers, Imperial College London, UK
"“The genomics of complex disease: insights from studies of migrant populations”"
13:00-14:10 LUNCH
14:10-16:10 SESSION II
Chair: Prof. Andres Salumets, University of Tartu
Prof. Outi Hovatta, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
""How to best exclude tumor-forming cells in transplanted (stem) cell population”"
Prof. Timo Tuuri, University of Helsinki, Finland
"“Human pluripotent stem cells in disease modelling”"
Dr. Aare Märtson, University of Tartu, Estonia
"“Bone grafting: an example of regenerative medicine”"
Prof. Toomas Neuman, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
"“Therapeutic cells: Potential of Mesenchymal Stem Cells”"
16:10-16:30 COFFEE BREAK
16:30-17:50 SESSION III
Chair: Prof. Maido Remm, University of Tartu
Dr. Oliver Stegle, European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, UK
"“Harnessing gene-environment interactions to identify functional targets for molecular intervention in phenotype”"
Dr. Frank Dudbridge, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health,
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
"“Power and predictive accuracy of polygenic risk scores""

Saturday, 15. June 2013
09:30-11:30 SESSION IV
Chair: Prof. Sulev Kõks, University of Tartu
Prof. Michael O'Donovan, Cardiff University, School of Medicine, UK
"“Psychosis, genetics, and glimpses at possible disease mechanisms”"
Dr. Paul Franken, Center for Integrative genomics, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
""Genetic dissection of physiological sleep""
Dr. Abraham Acevedo-Arozena, MRC Harwell, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, UK
""Using ENU mutagenesis to identify Huntington's disease modifier genes in the mouse""
11:30-11:50 COFFEE BREAK
11:50-13:50 SESSION V
Chair: Dr. Lili Milani, University of Tartu
Prof. Matthias Schwab, Dr. Margarete Fischer-Bosch Institute of Clinical Pharmacology, Stuttgart, Germany
"“Pharmacogenomics: update and future direction”"
Prof. Urs Meyer, Biozentrum/University of Basel, Switzerland
""Omics and the Prediction of the Individual Drug Response""
Prof. David Gems, Institute of Healthy Aging, University College London, UK
""Ageing in /C. elegans/: Molecular damage or hyperfunction?""
13:50-15:00 LUNCH
15:00-16:20 SESSION VI
Chair: Dr. Krista Fischer, University of Tartu
Prof. Nuala Sheenan, University of Leicester, UK
"“Participant Identification in Genetic Association Studies: Methods and Implications”"
Dr. Nicholas Timpson, University of Bristol, UK
""Probing causality with genetic association: Can studies of genomic variation have any impact?""