Gene Forum 2016, June 9-10, 2016
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University of Tartu
estonian genome foundation

Tartu - City of Good Thoughts



  Estonian Genome
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Workshop “Personal Genomes – The public Health Perspective”

11.06.16, Dorpat Conference Center, Soola 6, Tartu,

09:00 Registration

Panel I – Introduction to the topic
Moderator: Andres Metspalu, EGC, University of Tartu
09:25-09:30 Introduction of ePerMed project, Merike Leego
09:30-10:30 Health political situation and attitudes in Estonia, Finland and Switzerland
9.30 Estonia – Margus Lember, Tartu University Hospital
9.50 Finland – Elisabeth Widen, FIMM, University of Helsinki
10.10 Switzerland – Alexandre Reymond, CIG, University of Lausanne
10:30-11:10 Lili Milani, EGCUT, Estonia - Introduction to human genetics and pharmacogenomics
11:10-11:25 Coffee break

Panel II - Rare and developmental diseases
Moderator: Sander Pajusalu, Tartu University Hospital
11:25-11:50 Stylianos Antonarakis, University of Geneva Medical School - TBA
11:50-12:15 Alexandre Reymond/Katrin Männik, CIG, University of Lausanne – Rare CNVs and genomic disorders in general population
12:15-12:40 Thomas Meitinger, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München - Monogenic variation outside of the coding region
12:40-13:05 Bogdan Draganski, LREN, Lausanne University Hospital – The link between human brain and genes – how can we solve the mystery?
13:05-14:05 Lunch

Panel III - Common diseases
Moderator: Elin Org, EGC, University of Tartu
14:05-14:30 Taru Tukiainen, FIMM, University of Helsinki - Insights into obesity through transcriptome sequencing
14:30-14:55 Jacques Fellay, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne – Human genetics of infectious disease
14:55-15:20 Elisabeth Widen, FIMM, University of Helsinki - Utilizing genome information to predict cardiovascular disease
15:20-16:00 Apero (snacks and drinks)
To provide an opportunity to clinical community to express their opinion and to ask questions from speakers in informal atmosphere.