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HUMAN GENOME MEETING 2019

APR 24-26, 2019 | SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

Scientific Program

Note: The programme below is accurate as of January 2019 and is subject to change.

Time Wednesday, 24 April 2019
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 14:00 Trainee Session
(LSB Hall)
Ethics Workshop
(Samsung Hall)
HGVS Nomenclature Session
(ECC Room)
Global Consortium for
Genomic Education
(ECC Room)
Long-Read
Computational Workshop
(ECC Theater)
13:00 - 14:00 Registration
Luncheon Session by Thermofisher Lunch Workshop 2
14:00 - 14:15 Opening
14:15 - 15:00 Plenary 1 - Diana Bianchi, NIH, US
"Prenatal Genomic Medicine: Transforming Obstetric Practice and Delivering New Biological Insights"
Chair: Eva Cutiongco De La Paz, University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines
15:00 - 15:45 Plenary 2 - V.Narry Kim, Seoul National University, South Korea
"Mutations in microRNA genes"
Chair: Piero Carninci, RIKEN, Japan
15:45 - 16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 - 17:45
Symposium 1 - Functional Genomics: From genotype to phenotype
Symposium 2 - KOGO Session

Chair: DaeHee Hwang, DGIST, South Korea

17:45 - 20:00 Welcome Reception
Time Thursday, 25 April 2019
09:00 - 10:30
Symposium 3 - Provision of Genetics Services & Testing

Chair: Ada Hamosh, Johns Hopkins University, US

Symposium 4 - Breakthroughs in Cancer Genomics

Chair: Ed Liu, The Jackson Laboratory, US

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition
11:00 - 11:45 Plenary 3 - Harry Ostrer, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, US
"Personalized medicine, precision medicine and global health"
Chair: Juergen Reichardt, Ecuador
11:45 - 13:30 Clinical Laboratory Genomics Luncheon Session

By Chinese University of Hong Kong-Baylor College of Medicine Joint Center for Medical Genetics

Luncheon Session by JCBio (Oxford Nanopore)

13:30 - 15:00
Symposium 5 - Emerging Concepts of the Microbiome
Symposium 6 - Selected Abstracts
15:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break & Poster Walk Session & Exhibition
16:30 - 17:45
Symposium 7 - Computational /Statistics Genomics
Symposium 8 - Population / Evolutionary Genetics
17:15 - 18:30 Travel to the venue
18:30 - 21:00 Conference Dinner (Ticketed Event)
Time Friday, 26 April 2019
09:00 - 10:30
Symposium 9 – Single Cell Biology – The Cell Atlases

Chair: Piero Carninci, RIKEN, Japan

Symposium 10 – Consanguinity / Rare Genetics & Carrier Screening

Chair: Fowzan Alkuraya, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Saudi Arabia

10:30 - 11:30 Coffee Break & Poster Walk Session II & Exhibition
11:30 - 12:15 Plenary 4 - Leslie Biesecker, ASHG, US
"The Myths of Clinical Genomics"
Chair : Carmencita Padilla, University of the Philippines Manila, Phillippines
12:15 - 13:30 Luncheon Session by MGI Luncheon Session by The Jackson Laboratory
13:30 - 14:30 Chen Award
Chair : Ed Liu, The Jackson Laboratory, US
14:30 - 14:50 HUGO African Prize
Chair : Charles Rotimi, NIH, US
14:50 - 15:00 Student Award
15:00 - 15:20 Closing Remarks
15:40 - 20:00 Council Meeting (Invitation Only)