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Conferences and Meetings

Maurice Treacy to Speak on Precision Planet Panel

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GMI Co-Founder, Maurice Treacy, will be speaking this Thursday on the Precision Planet Panel at 11.30am PDT for the Precision Medicine Leadership Summit in San Diego, California. The geographically and experientially diverse group of leaders will explore the various challenges that governments, industry, and the nonprofit sector face when implementing the evolving technologies of precision medicine.

Dan Crowley to speak at MedTech Panel at the Dublin Tech Summit

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daniel-crowley-gmiGenomics Medicine Ireland CEO, Dan Crowley, will be sharing his views of the future at the “Making Digital Transformation Something Everyone Can Be a Part of” panel at the Dublin Tech Summit on Wednesday, 15th Feb at 16.30. The Dublin Tech Summit (DTS) is an international technology conference which is held at the Convention Centre Dublin in the city’s “Silicon Docks”.

DTS 2017 will bring together global leaders in innovation, technology and business to shape the future of global trends and technologies. MedTech is one of the eight core themes which participants will hear about from leaders shaping the future of industry. http://dublintechsummit.com/

GMI Co-Founder to Speak in Qatar

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Genomics Medicine Ireland Co-Founder, Dr. Sean Ennis, will be speaking at the Sidra international conference and symposium in collaboration with Nature Genetics in Doha, Qatar 11-13 December. The conference theme is Nature versus Nurture.

In this symposium, world-renowned scientists and clinicians will present state-of-the-art scientific discoveries, will address the interactions between nature and nurture and how the genetic patterns may be altered by a life experience, nutrition as well as the surrounding environment. The symposium will also address how these interactions are tackled and implemented in health care.

An exhibition from world-leading technology and service providers will run in parallel with the symposium presentations.

This symposium is organised as part of the Sidra Symposia Series and is directed towards academia, researchers, physicians, healthcare providers and regulatory agents involved in the field of genomics and genomic medicine.

ASHG ’16 Workshop

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ASHG 2016The annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics was held October 18-22 in Vancouver, Canada. GMI’s Sean Ennis co-presented a workshop with WuXi NextCODE’s Jeff Gulcher, MD, Ph.D. and Mark Caulfield, FMedSci of Genomics England, entitled “Insights from the World’s Leading Precision Medicine Initiatives”. The programme outlined how leading precision medicine initiatives are solving the unprecedented challenge of storing and efficiently mining population-scale sequence data.