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Next meeting: Edinburgh, 10 October 2017


Tuesday 10 October 2017


IGMM Lecture Theatre, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM), Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU



Register here to attend this meeting.

Please note that the registration deadline for lunch is Wednesday 4 October.


Speaker Talk title Time More information
LUNCH LUNCH 12:30 - 13:30
Nicky Whiffin (Imperial College London) Harnessing the power of automation and disease-specificity in clinical variant interpretation 13:30 - 14:30
Duncan Sproul (The University of Edinburgh / IGMM) Understanding the epigenomic signatures of cancer 14:30 - 14:50
COFFEE / TEA COFFEE / TEA 14:50 - 15:20
Bert Overduin (The University of Edinburgh / Edinburgh Genomics) News from Edinburgh Genomics 15:20 - 15:25
Julie Rodor (The University of Edinburgh / BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Science) Identification and characterization of lncRNAs involved in the differentiation of endothelial cells from embryonic stem cells 15:25 - 15:45
Carolin Kosiol (University of St Andrews) Phylogenetic polymorphism-aware models for NGS Data 15:45 - 16:05
Martijn Kelder (The University of Edinburgh / IGMM) Systematic functional screening of mammalian loci using CRISPR/Cas9 16:05 - 16:15
Irene Kallimasioti-Pazi (The University of Edinburgh / IGMM) Investigating the role of chromatin in CRISPR/Cas9 editing efficiency and DNA repair 16:15 - 16:25

After the meeting we wil go to The Raeburn in Stockbridge, 112 Raeburn Pl, Edinburgh EH4 1HG, UK.


Alison Meynert, Nicky Whiffin, Duncan Sproul, Julie Rodor, Bert Overduin, Nikita Povarnitsyn, Ailith Ewing, Tracy J Ballinger, Stephen Fox, Harry Peaker, Lizzie Wadsworth, Colin Semple, Vera Kaiser, Imke van Ettinger, Katie Baker, Mihail Halachev, Austin Diamond, Richard Taylor, Carolin Kosiol, Sinclair Cooper, Kathryn Jones, Sophie Shaw, Antonio Ribeiro, Carolina Barata, Matt Bennett, Dom Laetsch, Sang Seo, Nick Schurch, David Parry, Rob Young, Murray Wham, Katie Emelianova, Martijn Kelder, Irene Kallimasioti-Pazi, Toby Gurran, Philippe Gautier, Frances Turner, Annalaura Vacca, Seanna McTaggart, Lucia Campos Dominguez, Angus Reid, Cosmic Goswami, Timothee Cezard, Stephen Tennant, Nathan Bailey, Kira Mourao, Juliet Luft, Katalin Ferenc, Peter Watson, Benjamin Southgate

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