Genomics: The Power and the Promise

From 27 November to 28 November

Gairdner Foundation-Genome Canada State-of-the-Science Event
Ottawa Convention Centre


Join this celebratory event which will bring together a distinguished collection of some of the world’s foremost researchers in genomics to provide a critical look at scientific progress and achievements in disciplines such as evolutionary genomics, cancer, epigenomics, pharmacogenomics, biofuels, environmental remediation, fisheries & aquaculture, food security and safety, and more.

Line up of prominent speakers includes:

  • Eric Lander, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Svante Paabo, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
  • Peter Jones, formerly of the University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA
  • Steve Mayfield, University of California, USA
  • Peter Langridge, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Michel Georges, Université de Liège, Belgium

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