Plenary Speakers

Thursday, 23 February 2023

09:00 – 10:30 Plenary 1 – Genomics and the history of Africa
09:00 – 09:45 Invited Plenary 1
“The genetic history of Africans based on modern and ancient DNA” – Carina Schlebusch, Sweden
09:00 – 10:30 Invited Plenary 2
“Anthropological insights into the history of Africans” – Shomarka Keita, USA

 

Friday, 24 February 2023

09:00 – 10:30 Plenary 2 – Translational genomics and implementation science
09:00 – 09:45 Invited Plenary 3
“Non-invasive prenatal testing as an architype of translational genomics” – Dennis Lo, Hong Kong
09:45 – 10:30 Invited Plenary 4
“Neuromuscular disorders, DMD dog ‘cured’ by compensating genomic variant” – Mayana Zatz, Brazil

 

Saturday, 25 February 2023

09:00 – 10:30 Plenary 3 – Mechanisms of disease: The functional genome
09:00 – 09:45 Invited Plenary 5
“Autozygome and high throughput confirmation of disease genes candidacy in consanguineous populations” – Fowzan Alkuraya, Saudi Arabia
09:45 – 10:30 Invited Plenary 6
“Pathways to disease and pleiotropy (multi-omics)” – Nicole Soranzo, UK

 

Sunday, 26 February 2023

09:00 – 10:30 Plenary 4 – The future of human genetics and genomics
09:00 – 09:45 Invited Plenary 7
“Cancer Biology , Genetics, Genomics ” – Mathieu Lupien, Canada
09:45 – 10:30 Invited Plenary 8
“The next frontier in personal genomics” – Eric Topol