Programme at a Glance2019-03-16T11:56:41+00:00

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EMPAG Track Sessions included in the “EMPAG” Track

Saturday, June 15, 2019

08:00 – 10:00 Educational Session E01 New Technologies More information
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break – Poster Mounting – Exhibition
10:30 – 12:00 Education Sessions E02-E04 More information
E02 Epigenetics and cancer
E03 Bridging genomic discoveries and personalized medicine EMPAG Track
E04 Gene Expression Resources
Workshops W01-W04 More information
W01 NGS in the Clinic – Mistakes and Quality Assurance
W02 Prenatal Diagnosis EMPAG Track
W03 How to enhance your career – How to present – How to network
W04 From genetics to new medicines: The Open Targets Platform
Corporate Satellites More information
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break – Free Poster Viewing – Exhibition
12:15 – 13:45 Corporate Satellites More information
14:00 – 14:30 PL0 Welcoming Addresses More information
14:30 – 16:00 PL1 Opening Plenary Session More information
16:00 – 16:30 Fruit Break – Free Poster Viewing – Exhibition
16:30 – 18:00 PL2 What’s New? Highlight Session More information
from submitted abstracts
18:00 – 18:30 Coffee Break – Free Poster Viewing – Exhibition
18:30 – 20:00 Concurrent Sessions C01 – C06 More information
20:00 Opening Networking Mixer

Sunday, June 16, 2019

08:30 – 10:00 Concurrent Symposia S01 – S04 plus3
S01 Updates in psychiatric genetics EMPAG Track
S02 Finding the strengths that make cancer cells weak
S03 RNA mis-splicing dynamics, diagnosis and treatment
S04 An update on kidney research
Educational Sessions E05-E06 plus3
E05 The longer the better? Third generation sequencing technologies
E06 Pharmacogenomic testing for personalized medicine
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break, Free Poster Viewing, Exhibition
10:15 – 11:15 Poster Viewing with Authors and coffee
(Group A)
11:15 – 12:45 Corporate Satellites plus3
11:15 – 13:00 Free Poster Viewing – Exhibition – Lunch
13:00 – 14:30 Concurrent Sessions C07 – C12 plus3
14:30 – 15:00 Fruit Break – Free Poster Viewing – Exhibition
15:00 – 16:30 Workshops W05 – W11 plus3
W05 Exome sequencing and variant interpretation
W06 Dysmorphology I
W07 UCSC Genome Browser
W08 Investigating genotype-phenotype data using the GWAS Catalog
W09 A Tribute to Seymour Kessler: Deliberating Psychotherapeutic Work in Genetic Counseling EMPAG Track
W10 European funding schemes for researchers
W11 Genomics Quiz
15:00 – 16:30 Corporate Satellites plus3
16:30 – 16:45 Coffee Break, Free Poster Viewing, Exhibition
16:45 – 17:45 Poster Viewing with Authors and coffee
(Group B)
17:45 – 19:15 Concurrent Symposia S05 – S08 plus3
S05 Genome editing
S06 Thank you for the Variant (a personal
utility tale) EMPAG Track
S07 Polylygenic risk scores coming of age
S08 Beware of the transposons
Educational Sessions E07-E08 plus3
E07 Single-cell transcriptomics in the brain
E08 Chromosome Y loss and the ageing genome
19:15 – 20:15 ESHG Membership Meeting
19:15 – 20:45 Corporate Satellites plus3


Monday, June 17, 2019

08:30 – 10:00 Concurrent Symposia S09 – S12 plus3
S09 Multidimensional nuclear organization
S10 From genome wide association study to mechanisms: fine-mapping
S11 „De novo““ developments in epilepsia
S12 Congenital disorders of glycosylation
Educational Sessions E09-E10 plus3
E09 Variant interpretation and high-throughput functional assays
E10 Meiosis: factory of genetic variation
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break, Free Poster Viewing, Exhibition
10:15 – 11:15 Poster Viewing with Authors and coffee
(Group C)
11:15 – 12:45 Corporate Satellites plus3
11:15 – 13:00 Free Poster Viewing – Exhibition – Lunch
13:00 – 14:30 Concurrent Sessions C13 – C18 plus3
14:30 – 15:00 Fruit Break – Free Poster Viewing – Exhibition
15:00 – 16:30 Workshops W12 – W18 plus3
W12 Dysmorphology II
W13 Copy Number Variant Interpretation and Classification
W14 Molecular Newborn screening vs. newborn testing
W15 European Reference Networks – What is in it for me?
W16 Opportunistic or non opportunistic genetic screening? EMPAG Track
W17 Using Ensembl data and tools: a worked clinical example
W18 Pharmacogenomics in practice
15:00 – 16:30 Corporate Satellites plus3
16:30 – 16:45 Coffee Break, Free Poster Viewing, Exhibition
16:45 – 17:45 Poster Viewing with Authors and coffee
(Group D)
17:45 – 19:15 Concurrent Symposia S13 – S16 plus3
S13 Understanding mutations to detect cancer
S14 Debate: Genomics and the Media
S15 Regulatory Landscapes
S16 Methods for genetic epidemiology
Educational Sessions E11-E12 plus3
E11 Genome First Testing in Pediatrics (joint Session)
E12 Oligogenic inheritance
20:00 ESHG Networking Evening


Tuesday, June 18, 2019

09:00 – 10:30 Concurrent Symposia S17 – S19 plus3
S17 ESHG-ASHG building bridges: Global collaboration to advance the use of genomics in health
S18 Our genetic history and its phenotypic consequences
S19 Treating rare genetic disease
S20 Epigenetics and early development
Educational Sessions E13-E14 plus3
E13 Genetic innovations in reproductive medicine
E14 Understanding human disease through animal models
11:00 – 12:30 Concurrent Sessions C19 – C24 plus3
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 – 14:15 PL3 Mendel Lecture plus3
14:15 – 15:00 PL4 ESHG Award Lecture plus3
15:00 – 15:45 PL5 Awards Session plus3
ESHG Education Award
EJHG Citation Awards
ESHG Awards for Best Presentations by Young Investigators
Closing