Gene Forum 2021, August 25-27, 2020
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The Institute of Genomics of the University of Tartu cordially invites you to

The 20th International Gene Forum 2021

25-27 August, 2021

In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, we are no able to organize the traditional conference and celebrate all together the 20th Gene Forum. We are gladly announcing, that this year's conference will be held online! It provides an opportunity for much wider audience to listen to presentations by top scientist in the field of genomics.

Due to its interdisciplinary scope, the conference brings together 18 distinguished experts from Europe, the US and Israel for discussion of the progress in the field. This year's presentations will cover themes from the use of genomic data in personalized medicine and applications in healthcare, pharmacogenomics, regulatory genomics and molecular functions, population genomics and human microbiome interactions. Given the situation in the world, this yearbs Gene Forum will also have a session on COVID-19 research.

As the organizers, we hope that the forthcoming Gene Forum 2021 will create an inspiring environment and be professionally stimulating.

After the conference, registered participants will have access to the recordings of the presentations. An access link will be active 5 days. The registration will be open until the 23rd of August.

Check out the speakers and their abstracts here

Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants by e-mail.

Scientific Program Committee of Gene Forum 2021:

  • Assoc. Prof. Elin Org (Chair)
  • Prof. Andres Metspalu
  • Prof. Mait Metspalu
  • Prof. Tõnu Esko
  • Prof. Pärt Peterson
  • Prof. Ana Rebane
  • Lect. Kaur Alasoo