2016 Functional Genomics Symposium

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Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) is proud to host the Functional Genomics Symposium in Qatar on the 13th and 14th of December 2015.

This symposium will offer the opportunity to discuss cutting edge advances in functional genomics and in genomics medicine among world-leading researchers and scientists. The two day event will feature presentations and discussions that will address the impact of genetic studies on complex disorders and rare diseases.

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

 

Partek Workshop

Join us for a complimentary one day data analysis workshop to learn how to get started with Microarray and Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data analysis using Partek software on December 15th from 9:00am-4:00pm at the CMU-Q – Moot Board room. You will learn to integrate Microarray data with NGS data and overcome common analysis challenges.

Download the workshop program

 

 

Qiagen Workshop

Join us for a complimentary workshop on December 16th from 9:00am-4:00pm at the CMU-Q – Moot Board room. You will learn how the integration of QIAGEN Bioinformatics applications, powered by the QIAGEN Knowledge Base, empower biologists and bioinformaticians transform fastq data to analysed data and biological insight.

Download the workshop program

Why Attend?

The Functional Genomics Symposium is organized as part of the Sidra Symposia Series. It is directed towards academia, researchers, physicians, healthcare providers and regulatory agents involved in the field of genomics and genomic medicine.

As an attendee, you will be privy to the latest insights and discussions related to the functional mapping of the human genome and its impact in precision medicine. You will have access to world leading experts sharing their experiences and latest developments.

The two day event will feature an engaging and interactive platform, with opportunities to network and discuss collaborative partnerships, case studies and industry best practices, as well as sharing knowledge and ideas related to the latest developments and advancements in functional genomics.

Program

Key themes for the two day symposium include genomics and precision medicine; the role of genomics in guiding health care; the ethical regulatory compliance of genomic medicine and the role of Big Data.

Day 1: Sunday, 13 December 2015

Registration and refreshments from 7.00 am to 8.00 am

  • Session 1: The International forefront of genomics and precision medicine
  • Session 2: The need and readiness of implement genomic medicine locally
  • Session 3: Challenges and accessibility from Big Data to knowledge

 

Day 2: Monday, 14 December 2015

  • Session 1: Genomics guided healthcare
  • Session 2: Functional genomics and Abstract Awards presentation

 

To view the latest draft program, please click here.

Why Sponsor?

The Functional Genomics Symposium and Exhibition will provide an exceptional opportunity for sponsors to uniquely position themselves and showcase their products and services to their target audience and markets. As a sponsor at the symposium you will be able to reach an international audience of key researchers, clinicians and healthcare providers and enhance your company profile in a fast growing local market.

Coffee breaks and lunches will all take place on the exhibition floor promoting frequent and repeated opportunities for the delegates to visit your exhibits in prime locations and engage with your brand.

For more details on how to become a sponsor at the Functional Genomics Symposium, please click here.

Exhibitor Information

The Functional Genomics Symposium exhibition will provide a unique opportunity for exhibitors to showcase their products and services to their target markets. The layout of the exhibition will ensure comfort to the delegates and optimize visitors’ flow, therefore maximizing exposure for the exhibitors.

Coffee breaks and lunches will all take place on the exhibition floor promoting frequent and repeated opportunities for the delegates to visit the exhibits and engage with you. The detailed exhibition layout will be available on our website in the near future.

For more details on how to exhibit your brand at the Functional Genomics Symposium, please click here.





Starts / Ends

On       December 13, 2015
Until       December 14, 2015

8:00 am – 5:00 pm


FREE





Venue Location

Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, Qatar


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