The International Congress of Human Genetics Conference, 2016

Start Date: 03/04/2016

End Date: 07/04/2016

Cost: see website

Venue: Kyoto International Conference Center Japan


International Federation of Human Genetics

The 13th ICHG takes place in Japan this year. Guest speakers representing Genetics from a UK perspective include:


Adrian V.S. Hill

Director of Jenner Institute & Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, UK

Anna Middleton

Social Science and Ethics, Wellcome Genome Campus, UK

Anne Ferguson-Smith

Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, UK

Anne M. Bowcock

National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK

Clive G. Brown

Chief Technology Officer at Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd., UK

David C. Rubinsztein

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge, UK

David C. Wedge

Cancer Genome Project, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK

Dhavendra Kumar

Institute of Cancer & Genetics Genetics, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK; Genomin Policy Unit, University of South Wales, Pontypridd, UK; The Genome Medicine Foundation, Cardiff, UK

Guy Cochrane

European Nucleotide Archive/European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), UK

John Burn

Institute of Genetic Medicine Newcastle University Centre for Life, UK

John D. Sinden

ReNeuron Limited, UK

Mark Caulfield

Genomics England, UK

Mark I. McCarthy

OCDEM, University of Oxford, UK

Mat Hickman

Wellcome Trust, UK

Michael J. Owen

MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics, Cardiff University, UK

Michelle Bishop

Genomics Education Programme, Health Education England, Birmingham, UK

Munir Pirmohamed

Department of Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Liverpool, UK

Nicole Soranzo

Human Genetics, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK

Patrick F. Chinnery

University of Cambridge, UK 

Peter S. Harper

Institute of Medical Genetics, Cardiff University, UK

Richard Durbin

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK

Ruth F. Chadwick

Centre for Social Ethics and Policy, University of Manchester, UK

William Newman

Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine, University of Manchester, UK


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