Conference: The Landscape of Genetic Variants in Asian Founder Populations


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Crowne Plaza Kochi

XI/641A, Kundanoor Junction, NH 47 Bypass Maradu, Ernakulam Kochi, Kerala,682304 Map

Join us in Kerala, "God's Own Country", for a unique, multidisciplinary conference on population genetics and its translation to practice.

Our current conference, second in a series on founder populations, is aimed at identifying the historical origins of various Asian populations, their biological uniqueness and its association with disease patterns.

The scientific program will include talks by leading international experts on population genetics, medical genetics including rare and complex diseases, cancer genetics, personalized medicine and the interaction of genetics and society. Genetic syndromes of specific populations, metabolic/molecular markers of disease risk, and responses to medical interventions in complex diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and malignant diseases will be discussed.

Delegates' rates start from: USD 300

Speakers: Sir John Burn (Newcastle University & Human Variome Project, UK), Dhavendra Kumar (Cardiff University School of Medicine, University Hospital of Wales), Rajiv Sarin (Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India), Sapna Syngal (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA), Zilfalil Bin Alwi (Universiti Sains Malaysia), Partha P. Majumder (National Institute of Biomedical Genomics NIBMG, Kalyani, Kolkata), Sir Walter Bodmer (Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine), Maude E. Phipps (Monash University Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia), Kenneth Offit (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA), Olufunmilayo Olopade (The University of Chicago, Illinois, USA), Naruya Saitou (National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan)

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