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Genomics and Personalized Medicine
joint with The Cancer Genome
Organizer(s): Michael Snyder, Leroy E. Hood and Heidi L. Rehm
Date: February 07 - 11, 2016
Location: Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, AB, Canada
Sponsored by TESARO, Inc., Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Summary of Meeting:
Genomics and other omics technologies are playing an increasingly important role in health care, and new sensors are being developed to help manage personal health. Spurred by the revolution in DNA sequencing technologies, it is now possible to sequence the genome of patients with cancer, undiagnosed disease and even healthy individuals to help tailor treatment for a specific individual’s disease. This entire area is moving extremely rapidly in terms of technology, data, its management and analysis, and clinical uptake. The goal of this meeting is to bring together leaders in technology development, basic scientists, engineers and clinicians to advance human health. It intends to: 1) Help researchers and clinicians keep abreast of the latest developments; 2) Stimulate collaborations; and 3) Spur the development of new technologies that will improve personalized medicine.
Scholarship Deadline: October 7 2015
Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 7 2015
Abstract Deadline: November 9 2015
Discounted Registration Deadline: December 7 2015
Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor(s) for generously supporting this meeting:
TESARO, Inc.Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Grant No. 1R13HG008892-01
Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by grant number 1 R13 HG008892-01 from the National Human Genome Research Institute. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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