The Genomics of Common Diseases 2012, Potomac, MD: Upcoming NGS Conference

The sixth annual conference on the Genomics of Common Diseases 2012 will be held at Bolger Center, Potomac, MD on September 19-22. The Genomics of Common Diseases 2012 is organized by Nature Genetics and Wellcome Trust. The 2012 event also marks the 20th anniversary year of the founding of Nature Genetics.

The registration is open and by registering before July 17 can get the benefit of early booking discount.  Student pricing for registering before 17th July costs $875 and costs $975 after July 17. The 2012 meeting at Potomac will cover the following topics concerning  a range of common diseases:

  • Exome and whole genome sequencing
  • Custom genotyping chips and fine mapping
  • Clinical and targeted sequencing
  • Regulatory and functional genomics
  • Cancer genomics
  • Clinical translation and pharmacogenetics
  • Statistical analyses of sequencing datasets
  • Population and evolutionary genetics
  • Infectious disease and host genetics

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