Mini-symposium: Medical and Population Genetics and Genomics

October 28, 2016, SciLifeLab, BMC, Uppsala

This event is part of a series of workshops covering various research themes central for SciLifeLab. The topic of this workshop is Medical and Population Genetics and Genomics, and will take place at SciLifeLab in Uppsala on October 28. There will be ample time for discussion, as the aim is to stimulate collaborations.

Medical and Population Genetics and Genomics
  • Molecular epidemiology of diabetes
  • Decoding the non-coding transcriptome
  • Recombinations, genomic variation and evolution
  • Zebrafish for genetic screening of human disease
  • Modeling gene expression in utero

The minisymposium will highlight a selection of current aspects on genetics and genomics. Presentations represent activities within SciLifeLab that cover various methodologies and model systems of importance for the topic.

Meeting Flyer

Preliminary Program                       

09.30-09.45 Coffee
09.45-10.15 Molecular epidemiology of diabetes and related traits
Tove Fall, SciLifeLab, Uppsala University
10.15-10.45 Ying-yang of coding and noncoding transcriptomes
Claudia Kutter, Karolinska Institutet
10.45-11.15 Meiotic recombination, genomic variation and phenotypic evolution
Matthew Webster, Uppsala University
11.15-11.30 Coffee break
11.30-12.00 The zebrafish as a model system for image-based, large-scale genetic screens of human disease
Marcel den Hoed, Uppsala University
12.00-12.30 Manipulating gene expression in utero
Emma Andersson, Karolinska Institutet
12.30-13.30 Lunch

Practical information


BMC, Navet, Meeting room E10:1307-E10:1309,
Husargatan 3, Uppsala

Free bus shuttle:

Bus transportation from/to SciLifeLab in Solna will be arranged:

  • Departure from Tomtebodavägen 23A, Solna at 08.00
  • Departure from Husargatan 3, Uppsala at 13.45


Registration form

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