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The 8th International Conference on Genomics

30 Oct 2013 - 01 Nov 2013 - Shenzhen, China



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ICG-8 – The 8th International Conference on Genomics October 30-November 1, 2013

Vanke International Conference Center, Shenzhen, China


It's been eight years since the first ICG conference, now ICG has become one of the leading congregations to feature the latest developments in genome sciences. It successfully delivers numerous updates on on-going research projects. These projects apply the current state-of-the-art sequencing and analysis technologies to the study of human diseases and strengthen the global agriculture development.

Why you should attend ICG-8:

● Share ground-breaking research in basic and applied genomics and to advance new approaches to sequencing and bioinformatics. 

● Interact directly with top genomics luminaries and key industry leaders. 
● Attract new talent and strengthen partnerships. 
● Access to the private tours of BGI laboratory located at the Shenzhen Headquarters. 

Speakers:
Jun Wang - BGI,China
 Huanming Yang - BGI, China ​
Kathryn Holt - University of Melbourne, Australia
Justin M. O’Sullivan - Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, New Zealand ​
Mario Caccamo - Mario Caccamo
Hidewaki Nakagawa - RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine, Japan
Jonathan Flint - Wellcome Trust Centre For Human Genetics, UK
Mick Watson - The Roslin Institute, R(D)SVS, University of Edinburgh Division of Genetics and Genomics, UK
Naoki Irie - Riken Center for Developmental Biology, Japan
Robert F. Park - The University of Sydney, Australia
Takeshi Itoh - Bioinformatics Research Unit, Japan
Ming Qi - Zhejiang University, China
Melanie Bahlo - Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia And many more…

Register before July 15, 2013 to save up to 280 USD!
Register during July 15 and September 30, 2013 to save up to 180 USD!

Abstract Deadline: October 22, 2013


Contact Info
Email: bgi-event@service.genomics.cn
Tel: +86-755-25273340
Fax: +86-755-25031953


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