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Minisymposium: Medical and Population Genetics and Genomics

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 Stockholm on April 20. There will be ample time for discussion, as the aim is to stimulate collaborations. Deadline for registration is April 13.

Presentations represent activities within SciLifeLab that cover various methodologies and model systems of importance for the topic.

The event is open for all researchers in the field. Welcome!

Scientific Committee

  • Lars Feuk, Uppsala University
  • Anna Wedell, Karolinska Institutet
  • Niklas Dahl, Uppsala University
  • Anna Lindstrand, Karolinska Institutet


Welcome Coffee
09:30 Applications of next generation sequencing in translational research of rare disorders

Marie-Louise Bondeson, Uppsala Universitet


10:00 Mitochondrial dysfunction – a means to understanding genetic and metabolic responses in health and disease

Anna Wredenberg, Karolinska Institutet


Coffee break
11:00 Using single-cell genomics to investigate transcriptional dynamics and regulation

Rickard Sandberg, Karolinska Institutet


11:30 Causes and consequences of germline mutations

Mathew Hurles, Wellcome Sanger Institute




Please submit your registration no later than 13 April.

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