SciLifeLab Workshops: Medical and Population Genetics and Genomics


About the workshop
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 January 30. There will be ample time for discussion, as the aim is to stimulate collaborations.

Organizers
Niklas Dahl, Anna Wedell & Ingrid Stelton Kockum

Bus transfer
From Uppsala at 8.30 and back at 13.30.

Registration
Registration is now open. The last day to register is January 22.
Note that the number of participants is limited to 80.

 

Program

9.30-10.00    
Coffee

10.00-10.30
Keynote speaker
Kerstin Lindblad-Toh, Uppsala University & the Broad Institute, USA

10.30-11.00
Complex genetics & disease: loss of Y and biomedical implications
Lars Forsberg, Uppsala University

11.00-11.25
WGS, structural aberrations and clinical diagnostics: Whole genome sequencing for detection of copy number variants
Anna Lindstrand
Karolinska Institutet & Karolinska University Hospital

11.25-11.50
Modeling gene variants: iPSC as a model system for CNS phenotypes
Jens Schuster, Uppsala university

11.50-12.15
Technology: Single cell transcriptomics
Richard Sandberg, Karolinska Institutet

12.15-
Lunch

 

For further information, please contact Susanna Appel in Stockholm (susanna.appel@scilifelab.se).