Thursday, June 9th 2016
|09:00||OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE|
| ||Dr. Marco Kirm, Vice-Rector for Research, University of Tartu, Estonia|
| ||Dr. Tõnu Esko, Estonian Genome Center, University of Tartu, Estonia|
Chair: Dr. Lili Milani
| ||Prof. Robert Plomin, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, UK|
"Genetics and genomics of general cognitive ability and educational performance"
| ||Prof. Magnus Ingelman-Sundberg, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden|
"Pharmacogenomic and epigenomic biomarkers for prediction of drug response"
||Coffee / tea|
Chair: Dr. Andrew Morris
| ||Dr. Jonathan Swann, Division of Computational and Systems Medicine, Imperial College London, UK|
"Exploring mammalian host-microbiome interactions and their impact on host xenobiotic metabolism"
| ||Dr. Vijay G. Sankaran, Boston Children’s Hospital and Department of Pediatric Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, US|
"Genetic Studies of Human Hematopoiesis"
| ||Prof. Niels Grarup, The Novo Nordisk Foundation Centre for Basic Metabolic Research, University of Copenhagen, Denmark|
"Genetics of diabetes: Lessons learned from the isolated Greenlandic Inuit population"
Chair: Dr. Tõnu Esko
| ||Prof. Rein Ahas, University of Tartu, Estonia|
"Using mobile positioning data for studying human behavior"
| ||Prof. Daniel Benjamin, Center for Economic and Social Research, University of Southern California, US|
"Update and New Directions for the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium"
||Coffee / tea|
Chair: Dr. Mait Metspalu
| ||Prof. Mark G. Thomas, Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment, University College London, UK|
| ||Prof. Johannes Krause, University of Tübingen; Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany|
"The Genetic History of Europe: From Ice Age to Bronze Age"
served at restaurant Atlantis
Friday, June 10th 2016
Chair: Prof. Andres Metspalu
| ||Prof. Daniel MacArthur, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, US|
"Using large-scale genomic data-sets to interpret genetic variation"
| ||Dr. Unnur Thorsteidndottir, Vice President of Research, deCODE genetics, Iceland|
"Genetics of common complex traits – impact of rare and low frequency variants in a founder population"
| ||Dr. Jan O. Korbel, Genome Biology Unit, EMBL, Germany|
"From Genomic Variation to Molecular Mechanism"
||Coffee / tea|
Chair: Dr. Reedik Mägi
| ||Prof. Krina Zondervan, Endometriosis CaRe Centre, Nuffield Dept of Obstetrics & Gynaecology/Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK|
"Understanding the genetic origins of endometriosis: progress and challenges"
| ||Dr. Anna Murray, University of Exeter Medical School, UK|
"The Genetic Biological Clock"
| ||Dr. Masoud Zamani Esteki, Centre for Human Genetics, Leuven University Hospital, KU Leuven, Belgium|
"Haplarithmisis to study allelic architecture of genomes"
Chair: Prof. Alexandre Reymond
| ||Dr. Terry Vrijenhoek, Staff and Faculty Advisor, Department of Genetics, University Medical Centre Utrecht, NL|
"The Genetics Clinic of the Future - aligning vision and reality"
| ||Prof. Jacques Fellay, Global Health Institute, EPFL School of Life Sciences, Switzerland|
"Human genomics of viral diseases"
| ||Dr. Bogdan Draganski, LREN - Department of Clinical Neurosciences, CHUV, University Lausanne, Switzerland|
"The link between human brain and genes – how can we solve the mystery?"
|16:45||Closing of the conference|